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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • What happens when a state tries to make Obamacare work -- or not work

    There were signs almost from the start that the great unknown about the Affordable Care Act was how effectively individual states would implement the law. The question got more complicated after the Supreme Court turned one of the key provisions, the...
  • Dodd Recalls First Obamacare Vote 5 Years Ago

    Republicans and talk radio hosts have been blasting the Obamacare healthcare law relentlessly for five full years, but former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd sees it differently. On the recent fifth anniversary of the first committee vote in favor of the...
  • Republicans' lawsuit an insult to Obama and Americans

    To the editor: Now the wheels have come off the clown car. ("GOP-led House votes to sue Obama in first-of-its-kind lawsuit," July 30) This do-nothing Republican House voted Wednesday to sue President Obama. With all the problems facing this country, the...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Why consensus matters in making social policy

    In dueling federal appeals court decisions last week, judges issued contradictory rulings about the president's signature legislation, arriving at opposite interpretations of the plain language of the Affordable Care Act. The circuit split likely means...
  • Federal Obamacare market still faces cost overruns, delays: watchdog

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months after the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, Obamacare's federal health insurance exchange is still dogged by cost overruns and technology delays that could hamper enrollment when it resumes in November, a U.S. watchdog...
  • U.S. hospitals get lift from surge in Medicaid sign-ups

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are getting a stronger-than-expected benefit from a new influx of low-income patients whose bills are paid by the government's Medicaid program, raising their profit forecasts as a result. The growing numbers of...
  • Cigna to sell individual exchange plans in three more U.S. states

    (Reuters) - Insurer Cigna Corp Chief Executive Officer David Cordani said on Thursday that it plans to sell individual exchange health plans in three additional U.S. states in 2015, for a total of eight states. The exchanges were created under U.S....
  • Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumps: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers who purchase private health coverage through the federal Obamacare website HealthCare.gov are likely to find only modestly higher premiums but may still have technical problems signing up, a top health official said...
  • Obamacare premiums to rise a modest 4.2% in 2015

    Obamacare premiums to rise a modest 4.2% in 2015
    Defying an industry trend of double-digit rate hikes, California officials said the more than 1.2 million consumers in the state-run Obamacare insurance exchange can expect modest price increases of 4.2% on average next year. On Thursday, Covered...
  • In California, good vital signs for Obamacare

    Two pieces of news this week illustrated how much progress California is making on one of the main goals of the 2010 federal healthcare law, extending coverage to the uninsured. A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation estimated that the...