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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Health overhaul advisory group meets in New Hampshire

    Even if lawmakers reauthorize New Hampshire's expanded Medicaid program, implementing the next phase will be hugely complicated, state officials said Friday. Since July, more than 38,000 adults making up to 138 percent of the federal poverty limit &#...
  • Four largest states have sharp disparities in access to healthcare

    Four largest states have sharp disparities in access to healthcare
    The national divide over the Affordable Care Act is beginning to affect Americans' access to medical care and perhaps even their ability to pay medical bills, a new study of the country's four largest states suggests. Residents of Florida and Texas,...
  • Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee

    Q&A: Why health-care war is bogging down Tallahassee
    TALLAHASSEE — In Florida's budget battle, there's an 800-pound gorilla in the emergency room. The House and Senate are divided on how to tackle two issues related to Medicaid, resulting in a $4.2 billion gap between the two chambers' budgets. Here...
  • Wanting mental health treatment and not getting it

    WASHINGTON More than half a million adults who said they wanted help with their serious mental conditions last year couldn't get it because they lacked the resources and weren't eligible for Medicaid to pay for treatment, a new study finds. Those...
  • Fallout from attack ads surfaces at GOP gubernatorial debate

    Kentucky's Republican primary for governor heated up during a debate Wednesday when Hal Heiner was confronted by two rivals who called on him to repudiate attack ads bankrolled by an outside group supporting Heiner's campaign. During the debate laden...
  • Nebraska Medicaid expansion proposal defeated once again

    A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law was defeated Wednesday by conservative lawmakers who cast it as an unaffordable expansion of government. Lawmakers voted 28-16 to send the bill to the bottom of the...
  • Ben�Carson wades into hostile territory at Al Sharpton event

    Ben Carson, the black Republican and potential presidential candidate who once told Barack Obama his health care law was the worst U.S. policy since slavery, was an unlikely guest speaker Wednesday at Al Sharpton's National Action Network. Appearing in...
  • Obama: Health care law an 8 out of 10, lawsuit a 'last gasp'

    President Barack Obama is giving his health care law an eight out of a 10, and calls a lawsuit hanging over it "the last gasp" from opponents. Obama tells ABC News he doesn't give it a 10 is because things can always be improved. He says the biggest...
  • House Finance begins digging in to governor's Medicaid bill

    The House Finance Committee on Tuesday began digging in to Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid in Alaska. Walker has made expansion a priority and his administration sees expansion as going hand-in-hand with efforts to reduce and...
  • Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

    One of the big questions with less than two weeks left in the scheduled 90-day legislative session is whether lawmakers can reach agreement on a package to expand and reform the state's Medicaid program. The following is a look at some of the debate: ___...
  • Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show

    Equal coverage for mental and medical health remains an issue, studies show
    After overdosing 19 times, William Head Williams was finally ready to enter a detoxification program for his heroin addiction. But he was turned away from a New York hospital after his insurer deemed his admission not medically necessary, said his...