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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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  • Computer glitches hamper healthcare delivery to California's poor

    Computer glitches hamper healthcare delivery to California's poor
    Reginald Clarke is someone Obamacare was designed to help. The 55-year-old, who was homeless for a time, now has an apartment in Gardena and a street-cleaning job that pays him $14,000 a year. He hadn't visited a doctor in four or five years. Then,...
  • Medicare reform redux: How Ryan's new plan squeezes seniors

    (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) CHICAGO (Reuters) - Imagine a Medicare reform plan that boosts your premiums 50 percent. If you like your doctor, you won't be able to keep her. The wealthy will subsidize...
  • Many more Californians may qualify for Obamacare after deadline

    Many more Californians may qualify for Obamacare after deadline
    Even with 1.2 million people enrolled by Monday's deadline, California's health exchange isn't done adding to the Obamacare rolls — and it won't be for quite some time. In the months to come, it's estimated that several hundred thousand more...
  • In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart

    In Hawaii, a healthcare system apart
    HONOLULU — When the giant kapok and nawa trees that tower over the Queen's Medical Center in downtown Honolulu were planted more than a century ago, Hawaii faced a health crisis. Many on the islands, including the queen who founded the hospital in...
  • Politics as Usual

    Well, that's awkward: Schwartz's wrong number Running for public office is a hard, time-consuming task. Candidates must constantly hone their public image and seek money to feed the campaign. Often, those two duties go together. Candidates are either...
  • What Medicare Advantage?

    There has been a lot of confusion over what Medicare Advantage plans are and the cuts proposed under Obamacare. Medicare Advantage plans were created about 10 years ago because some thought private insurers could provide Medicare coverage better and...
  • Health exchange visitors leave heated feedback on Maryland's site

    Health exchange visitors leave heated feedback on Maryland's site
    Thousands of Marylanders who had trouble signing up for health coverage on the state's glitch-riddled exchange last year have vented their frustrations in the site's online feedback forms. Of more than 4,000 comments that accrued from the site's launch...
  • Where was Anthony Brown when Md.'s health exchange crashed? [Letter]

    Where was Anthony Brown when Md.'s health exchange crashed? [Letter]
    Reading Dan Rodricks' recent column about who is to blame for Maryland's failed health exchange, my reaction was simple: It's about time ("Troubled Maryland health exchange could spark political fallout," April 3). In recent weeks there have been many...
  • Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion

    Kirk, Rauner question Illinois' Medicaid expansion
    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Sunday sharply criticized a feature of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, contending Illinois’ expansion of Medicaid coverage deceives people into believing they have health insurance. The...
  • Sign-up surge marks final weeks of Md. health exchange enrollment

    Sign-up surge marks final weeks of Md. health exchange enrollment
    A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment despite continued technical difficulties. The website, which allowed users to sign up for private plans and...
  • Insurers Squeezed By Federal Cuts To Medicare Advantage

    The health care industry is roiling over a protracted shift in Medicare policy that means insurers are paid less per person to manage federally funded Medicare Advantage health plans for millions of Americans. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...