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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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  • A California solution for a Medicaid quirk

    A California solution for a Medicaid quirk
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law required virtually all adult Americans to carry insurance, starting this year. And to help make policies affordable, it offered subsidies to lower-income households while expanding the Medicaid insurance program to...
  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
  • Sign-ups for big L.A. health clinic for uninsured fall short

    Sign-ups for big L.A. health clinic for uninsured fall short
    A giant, routinely oversubscribed health clinic for the uninsured and needy at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena failed to fill all of its available appointments during a sign-up event over the weekend, according to organizers. The annual Care...
  • Patients sue state over backlog of Medi-Cal approvals, now at 350,000

    Patients sue state over backlog of Medi-Cal approvals, now at 350,000
    Citing a paperwork backlog that has left the healthcare of hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians in limbo, patients represented by a coalition of legal advocates are suing the state. In a petition filed Wednesday in Alameda County, the...
  • Humana CEO: New competition curbs Obamacare plan prices

    BOSTON (Reuters) - New competition between health insurers offering so-called Obamacare plans in 2015 is having an impact on the pricing of such coverage, based on a first look at proposed insurance premiums, the head of Humana Inc said on Wednesday. The...
  • New proposals, new poll as Medicaid session convenes

    Virginia legislators return to Richmond on Thursday to debate the Medicaid expansion they've already rebuffed with news that a majority of Virginians — 61 percent — support the idea, and with two conservative alternatives on their desks. But...
  • McAuliffe: I'd clear my schedule to make a deal on expanding coverage

    McAuliffe: I'd clear my schedule to make a deal on expanding coverage
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’d clear his schedule in order to reach a deal to give more than 350,000 low income Virginians insurance if General Assembly members would just stroll across Capitol Square to his conference room and talk. “If...
  • U.S. says 7.3 million with Obamacare health plans have paid premiums

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said 7.3 million people were up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under President Barack Obama's healthcare law as of Aug. 15. Republicans have long sought the number...
  • Obamacare enrollment at 7.3 million in August, down from April

    Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dipped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The tally represents the first...
  • Changing politics of health care [Editorial]

    A former Arizona state senator named Russell Pearce resigned as vice chairman of the state's Republican Party recently because he suggested that if he ran Medicaid, the first thing he'd do would be to put female recipients on birth control implants or...
  • Some Subsidized Health Plans Could Jump In Price

    HARTFORD — Some people who buy health insurance on Connecticut's public exchange and receive a subsidy could see their premium jump more than 20 percent next year, a consulting group said Thursday. However, the prices will vary from county to...