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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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  • On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation

    On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation
    Coverage of the Affordable Care Act's fifth anniversary Monday -- it was signed into law March 23, 2010--will undoubtedly focus on the gains in coverage and reductions in healthcare costs that have followed its rollout. To get the raw figures out of the...
  • Dancing on graves of poor people

    Dancing on graves of poor people
    Legislators must accomplish just one task during their annual 60-day legislative session — pass a state budget. But this year, it's hard to see how the Florida House and Senate are ever going to get there. The Senate, long considered the more...
  • State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance

    State's top medical official should speak up on health insurance
    Florida's Senate Health Policy Committee was right to postpone confirmation last week of Department of Health Secretary John Armstrong, who refused to opine on a Senate bill that would provide health coverage to more than 800,000 uninsured residents....
  • 10 questions for House on health: Editorial

    10 questions for House on health: Editorial
    Why would House Republicans let their opposition to Obamacare stop them from doing what's best for Florida? State senators took another big step toward expanding health coverage to 800,000 uninsured Floridians last week, unveiling a budget that builds...
  • Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?

    Mayo: As closing time nears, will Legislature clock us?
    With three weeks left in the 2015 regular session, our Legislature is working as hard as ever — to clobber us. Perhaps it was an omen when a Miami lawmaker reportedly punched a visiting college student in the face at a Tallahassee watering hole...
  • Teaching hospitals may benefit from Schumer's likely ascension

    Teaching hospitals have an ally in New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer and are likely to benefit if, as expected, he becomes the Senate's next Democratic leader. Schumer could leverage his newfound influence in Congress to increase medical education...
  • Hawaii health exchange faces federal pressure over finances

    Hawaii officials are scrambling to provide information to the federal government to satisfy concerns about financial problems at the state's health exchange. All state-run insurance exchanges that are part of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care...
  • Missouri health care navigator law pre-empted, court rules

    An appeals court ruled Friday that Missouri can't limit health insurance navigators' ability to help people obtain insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law — a ruling that advocates say could have implications for other states that...
  • Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits

    Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits
    Seven months after being diagnosed with breast cancer and later undergoing a double mastectomy, LaDonna Appelbaum of St. Louis recently finished her 16th and final chemotherapy treatment. Without the $600 monthly tax credit that pays the bulk of her...
  • Rauner's planned cuts to mental health care could raise costs, critics say

    Rauner's planned cuts to mental health care could raise costs, critics say
    In the years before he started receiving consistent treatment for bipolar disorder, Illinois Medicaid patient Rome Tucker says he often was homeless, riding buses through the night. When he felt overwhelmed, Tucker often checked into Chicago-area...
  • Health overhaul advisory group meets in New Hampshire

    Even if lawmakers reauthorize New Hampshire's expanded Medicaid program, implementing the next phase will be hugely complicated, state officials said Friday. Since July, more than 38,000 adults making up to 138 percent of the federal poverty limit &#...