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
  • Gov. Scott files injunction to get federal hospital funds

    Gov. Scott files injunction to get federal hospital funds
    TALLAHASSEE – After striking out with federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott accelerated his efforts Thursday to secure federal funding for hospitals’ care for the poor, filing an injunction aimed at preventing the Obama administration from ending...
  • Free market approach will help uninsured

    Free market approach will help uninsured
    As a member of the Florida House of Representatives, I have a great deal of respect for our speaker, Steve Crisafulli, who had an op-ed in the Sun Sentinel regarding Medicaid expansion. He explains how it is a bad program, costs too much and how we, as...
  • Florida governor, HHS remain at odds over expiring health care program

    Florida governor, HHS remain at odds over expiring health care program
    Hoping to stave off a state budget crisis, Florida Gov. Rick Scott pleaded for federal spending on Wednesday to renew an expiring health care program that covers the cost of care for more than 800,000 low-income Floridians. He came away with no such...
  • States watching Medicaid standoff between Florida, Obama

    The Obama administration rebuffed Florida's Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat the uninsured, increasing the pressure on states that have refused to expand coverage for low-income people under the president's...
  • New study gives more evidence of Obamacare gains for millions

    As congressional Republicans move toward another vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act, new evidence was published Wednesday about the dramatic expansion of insurance coverage made possible by the law. Nearly 17 million more people in the U.S. have...
  • Scott headed to DC to negotiate for Florida hospital funds

    Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal hospital funds, but he insists that he will not support expanding Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 Floridians. The Republican governor wants an...
  • Analysis: Republican budget claims don't add up

    On paper and in speeches, Republicans boast that Congress' first budget since they won control of the Senate and House last fall will eliminate red ink within a decade. Actually, it will do nothing of the sort. That's because the budget itself is...
  • Senate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall. The Senate passed the nonbinding measure by a nearly party-line...
  • Federal money for charity care at risk in several states

    WASHINGTON The federal government is quietly warning states that failure to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act could imperil billions in federal subsidies for hospitals and doctors who care for the poor. In an April 14 letter to Florida...
  • A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all

    A U.S. court quashes the dopiest Obamacare lawsuit of all
    It is widely held that the dopiest anti-Obamacare lawsuit is King vs. Burwell, a conservative contrivance that tortures four words in the Affordable Care Act to assert that consumer healthcare subsidies in three dozen states should be invalidated. But...
  • Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services

    Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services
    For social service providers who have witnessed the state's frequent flip-flops on funding dental benefits for low-income adults, the prospect of the program getting axed again is a bad case of history repeating itself. Just three years ago, Illinois'...