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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • On Obamacare ruling, don't insult these judges

    The fix is in. That’s not exactly how supporters of the Affordable Care Act are putting it, but there was jubilation among their number this week when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit made a much-awaited announcement....
  • What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?

    What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?
    The insurance reforms in the 2010 federal healthcare law went into full effect this year, dramatically reducing the number of Californians who don't have health coverage. At the same time, however, some low- and moderate-income residents have struggled to...
  • Obamacare benchmark silver plan's cost to rise less than 1% in L.A.

    Obamacare benchmark silver plan's cost to rise less than 1% in L.A.
    Obamacare premiums in Los Angeles will rise less than 1% next year for the most widely sold coverage, a new study shows. Across the country, rates for a benchmark silver plan will actually go down slightly in 2015, according to an analysis of health...
  • HHS says 700,000 have lost insurance coverage since May

    WASHINGTON Roughly 700,000 of the more than 8 million people who enrolled in marketplace health insurance plans have lost their coverage, Medicare administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified Thursday before Congress. Her surprise disclosure came during a...
  • Clock ticking for Illinois to form state-run Obamacare exchange

    Clock ticking for Illinois to form state-run Obamacare exchange
    Unless Illinois acts quickly, it will leave hundreds of millions of federal dollars on the table that would go toward building its own health insurance marketplace, potentially upping the cost of coverage for nearly 170,000 Illinois residents. State...
  • State's peers offer lessons in building Obamacare exchange

    State's peers offer lessons in building Obamacare exchange
    There are benefits to going second. If Illinois opts to build its own health insurance exchange, it will be able to draw on the experiences of several other states, which had varying degrees of success in the first year of open enrollment under the...
  • House Republicans reject Medicaid alternative

    RICHMOND — The House of Delegates on Thursday took a bit less than an hour to debate, and dispose of, the one proposal on expanding coverage for low-income Virginians to come before it during its special session on Medicaid. It voted 64 to 33 to...
  • Negotiate in good faith

    The special legislative session on Medicaid begins Thursday and we still cannot reliably predict what to expect from lawmakers when they convene. Our cynicism tells us this is appeasement disguised as serious work. The June resignation of Sen. Phillip...
  • Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end

    Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end
    When the General Assembly gathers this week, it won't run the way legislatures usually do. There won't be a provision for committees to hold hearings and exercise their usual power to kill or recommend consideration of new policies or spending. But...
  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • 115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline

    115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline
    About 115,000 people, including 4,000 in Illinois, will lose their health insurance at the end of the month because they missed a deadline to prove they are legally in the United States, federal officials said Monday. Despite making up to a dozen...