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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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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...
  • Group appeals mandatory union fees to Supreme Court

    Group appeals mandatory union fees to Supreme Court
    Seeing an opening to weaken public-sector unions, a conservative group is asking the Supreme Court to strike down laws in California, Illinois and about 20 other states that require teachers and other government employees to pay union fees, even if they...
  • California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients

    California stumbles at shifting care for costly patients
    California's ambitious effort to save billions of dollars by changing how the state's costliest patients get treated is on the ropes. The Obamacare program was designed to reduce medical costs by putting more of the nation's 11 million most...
  • Gov. Mike Pence and Indiana's Medicaid experiment

    Gov. Mike Pence and Indiana's Medicaid experiment
    Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana in recent days announced an expansion of Medicaid, with a twist. The Republican governor secured the approval of the Obama administration to require that Medicaid enrollees chip in a small contribution — up to around $26 a...
  • Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table

    Pat Toomey gains seat at Obamacare carving table
    Chipping away at Obamacare is a top priority for the Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress, and Sen. Pat Toomey has a front-row seat for shaping some of those proposals. Toomey, R-Pa., was named to lead the Senate Finance Committee's panel...
  • Wisconsin hospitals target $960 million 'hidden health-care tax'

    Wisconsin hospital officials are hoping to see a trio of actions in Gov. Scott Walker's budget to help alleviate the so-called "hidden health care tax" that they say drains $960 million from businesses and employees. That is the amount shifted to...
  • Billionaire to Taj Mahal casino workers: Benefit cuts are 'essential sacrifice' they must make

    The battle for the future of the Trump Taj Mahal casino heated up Friday as the National Labor Relations Board urged a judge to restore workers' benefits and soon-to-be-owner Carl Icahn said the cuts are "an essential sacrifice that must be made" to...
  • Adam Jones premieres health exchange radio ad

     Adam Jones premieres health exchange radio ad
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones has joined the push to sign up Marylanders for health insurance under Obamacare. He recorded a radio ad released Friday at an event with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Attorney General Brian Frosh and other...
  • Feds forced changes in Pence's HIP 2.0 plan

    In a rare moment of agreement, the state government and health care advocates have both praised the federal approval of a waiver to extend state Medicaid through the Healthy Indiana Plan, now called HIP 2.0. But after reviewing the plan, those who worked...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Republicans should plan for post-Obamacare world

    Millions of Americans could find their health-insurance plans endangered if the Supreme Court rules this summer that President Barack Obama's administration has broken the lawin subsidizing them. The administration created this problem by pushing...
  • Hope House: Medicaid changes could close addiction centers

    The day after County Executive Steve Schuh signed an executive order declaring heroin a public health emergency, the operator of Hope House said changes in Medicaid payments could force him to shut down treatment at two centers devoted to turning around...