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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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  • With 'Luck,' Illinois hopes to lure young adults to buy insurance

    With 'Luck,' Illinois hopes to lure young adults to buy insurance
    A new ad campaign from Illinois is making fun of a no-insurance mindset to try to get young adults to sign up for health insurance, using the tag line, "You'll be okay, probably." The ads, which show young people cavorting around Chicago in cardboard...
  • What to consider when shopping for pre-Medicare health coverage

    Pre-Medicare retirees need to lock in new individual health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Dec. 15 for coverage starting at the beginning of the year, but rushing into a new plan could be costly, experts say. The full open-enrollment period...
  • Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead

    Mayo: Obamacare Year 2 - Bugs gone, but more bumps ahead
    Here we go again: Time for the second round of Obamacare health insurance enrollment. Last year's theme was, "Help! The website keeps crashing and I can't get signed up!" This year, things seem smoother on the technology end, but there are plenty of...
  • House GOP lawsuit wages surprising fight over federal purse strings

    When the House GOP authorized a lawsuit accusing President Obama of overstepping his authority, the rationale it offered was a head-scratcher: the administration's move to delay the employer mandate, a requirement that House Republicans unanimously...
  • Who's really 'stupid' in this Obamacare flap?

    Who's really 'stupid'  in this Obamacare flap?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped to create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now

    Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now
    "Stupid is as stupid does" — Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you. Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute...
  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion

     Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam calls for Medicaid expansion
    The key to providing access to quality health care for those with a mental illness lies in the expansion of Medicaid, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday to a crowd of 500 at the 25th annual Thanksgiving banquet of Hampton-Newport News Community Services...
  • House Republicans sue over Obamacare implementation

    House Republicans sue over Obamacare implementation
    Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday filed a long-anticipated lawsuit challenging the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law over employer-based coverage and payments to insurers, according to court...
  • Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam
    TALLAHASSEE – The struggle over whether to expand Florida's Medicaid program to 900,000 uninsured won't pick up much traction in the Capitol next year. Even though a new lobbying push by social-service advocates is underway, the reasons for its...
  • Navigators prepare for ACA open enrollment on Nov. 15

     Navigators prepare for ACA open enrollment on Nov. 15
    On Wednesday, a group of navigators gathered in a room, each with a computer in front and a cup of coffee to the side, and did a final review before open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace begins on Saturday. "Last...
  • California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment

    California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment
    California's insurance exchange said 11,357 new people signed up for Obamacare coverage in the first four days of open enrollment. The second year of sign-ups under the Affordable Care Act began Saturday, and the Covered California exchange said it...