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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Obamacare sign-ups expected to top 10 million amid sizable expansion

    Obamacare sign-ups expected to top 10 million amid sizable expansion
    As the deadline for signing up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act approaches Sunday, enrollment in plans provided through the federal health law is on track to expand substantially over 2014. Nationwide, preliminary tallies from state and...
  • Utah governor's Medicaid plan clears first obstacle with legislative committee's OK

    Gov. Gary Herbert's Medicaid expansion plan cleared its first obstacle at Utah's Republican-controlled Legislature on Wednesday evening, when a Senate Health committee approved the proposal on a 4-1 vote. It must still be approved by the full Senate...
  • Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Feb. 11 The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, on the heroin bill: As the Kentucky General Assembly nears the midpoint of the legislative session, lawmakers now have a House version of a bill meant...
  • Employed white southerners most likely to lose coverage in Supreme Court case

    If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down tax credits for people buying health insurance on the federal exchange, about 8.2 million Americans in 34 states could lose their coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Most of the people likely to be affected are...
  • Measure providing $5M to Wyoming hospitals for uncompensated care passes Senate, goes to House

    The state Senate has passed a bill that would put up $5 million in state funds to help Wyoming hospitals cover the cost of providing care to those who can't pay their hospital bills. Senate File 145 passed Wednesday on 19-11 vote. It now goes to the...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ TIME FOR A LIVING WAGE A full-time worker earning minimum wage in Pennsylvania grosses $15,000 a year. That's poverty for any employee supporting more than just themselves. For individuals, the $7.25 minimum...
  • Connecticut Hospitals: We're 9% Of The State Economy

    How much are hospitals worth to the state's economy? Nine percent of the total, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association. The association issued a report this week saying its 29 acute care institutions accounted for $21.9 billion of economic...
  • State, tribal leaders seek to expand Insure Oklahoma program to about 40,000 tribal members

    While state leaders remain steadfastly opposed to a Medicaid expansion offered under the federal health care law, some of Oklahoma's 39 federally recognized Native American tribes are exploring opportunities for a federal waiver that could mean health...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf switching PA to more traditional Medicaid expansion

    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf moved Monday to dismantle his Republican predecessor's 40-day-old, hand-crafted subsidized health insurance program in favor of traditional Medicaid for poor adults. Wolf, sworn into office Jan. 20,...
  • 2015 health care enrollment nears goal of 9.1 million

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Wednesday that she was optimistic about reaching the Obama administration's goal of having 9.1 million Americans enrolled in coverage under the health care law by the end of the year. More than 11....
  • Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014

    Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014
    Hospitals across the country announced a flurry of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in 2014, including nine in Illinois, according to a new survey. Kaufman Hall, a Skokie-based health care consulting company, reported Monday that hospitals...