RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
A collection of news and information related to Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) published by this site and its partners.

Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare

    Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare
    Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act. I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
  • Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'

    Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'
    The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Friday declaring that 76 million Americans with private insurance became eligible for more preventive services with no out-of-pocket fees as a result of the 2010 healthcare law, the Patient...
  • I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.

    I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.
    Back in May, the right-wing Heritage Foundation launched the Daily Signal, which it said would be a paragon of nonpartisan "just true, straight-down-the-middle journalism."   I placed this in the you-gotta-be-kidding-me category. And this week, the...
  • Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'

    Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'
    More than 8 million Americans bought private health insurance for 2014 through the state marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act at the urging of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now the federal agency is pushing to translate that...
  • Ex-Bush lawyer says House GOP right on McAuliffe powers

    House of Delegates Republicans have spent $25,000 in state funds to hire a Washington lawyer who says their view that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can't unilaterally expand Medicaid is correct, as the battle over using Obamacare funds to cover low-income...
  • A prescription for getting past the Hobby Lobby fight: Get rid of the 'meddle-man' and have employees buy their own insurance

     
    Friday's print column Maybe now, with righteousness and indignation on full boil as the nation debates the U.S. Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, we can recognize the wisdom of moving away from the employer-provided insurance model that's at the source....
  • Can we finally agree that Obamacare is working?

    At the end of a war, some people will remain holed up in the trees, thinking they can still turn the tide of a lost cause. Increasingly, that's the best description of the anti-Obamacare dead-enders, including congressional Republicans, who continue to...
  • ACA health plans are heavily subsidized

    ACA health plans are heavily subsidized
    Virginians who bought "silver" health insurance plans through the state's federally facilitated marketplace are paying an average of $66 per month in premiums, the Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday. That compared favorably to a...
  • California probes Obamacare doctor networks at Anthem and Blue Shield

    California probes Obamacare doctor networks at Anthem and Blue Shield
    California regulators are investigating whether Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California have violated state law in connection to patients struggling to find doctors under Obamacare. Officials at the California Department of Managed Health Care...
  • Ballot measure won't disrupt Obamacare in California, backers say

    In response to concerns raised by California's health exchange, backers of a statewide ballot measure on health insurance rate regulation insisted Thursday that the measure would not disrupt how Obamacare works in the state. Consumer groups and...
  • Most with Obamacare were previously uninsured, new survey finds

    About 4.5 million of the 8 million Americans who signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by the new federal healthcare law did not previously have insurance, according to a national survey that provides the most detailed look to date at who...