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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Republicans want to send message to Supreme Court on Obamacare

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans want to send a message to the Supreme Court that it's OK to undermine Obamacare. They keep asking the Obama administration what it plans to do if the Supreme Court upends health insurance subsidies in the King v. Burwell...
  • Medicaid expansion in Illinois should be praised

    Medicaid expansion in Illinois should be praised
    In 2013, the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Pat Quinn wisely made a decision to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and, thus, help low-income Illinoisans get and stay healthy. But Wednesday’s Tribune editorial called the expansion law...
  • Health coverage enrollment drive continues up to deadline in Hampton Roads

    Health coverage enrollment drive continues up to deadline in Hampton Roads
    The drive to enroll the uninsured in Virginia in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act's marketplace, healthcare.gov, has hit high gear in the days before the Feb. 15 deadline for 2015 coverage. In addition to the in-person help offered by...
  • As Harris votes again for repeal, constituents get Obamacare

    As Harris votes again for repeal, constituents get Obamacare
    Once again, the mostly male, mostly well-insured Republican majority of the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the law that extends health insurance to millions of Americans through Medicaid expansion,...
  • New surgeon general sounds measles alarm during West Palm stop

    WEST PALM BEACH — The nation's new top doctor made a stop in West Palm Beach on Friday, reaching out to parents who stubbornly refuse to vaccinate their children amid the re-emergence of the highly contagious — and sometimes deadly —...
  • Gov. Wolf's administration begins unwinding Corbett-era changes to Medicaid benefits

    Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Monday it is taking steps to simplify the benefits packages for more than 1 million adult Medicaid recipients and undo what advocates for the poor had called a severe cutback for some adults under a plan advocated by...
  • Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage for low-income Tennesseans fails

    Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans has failed during a special legislative session after nearly two years of negotiating with federal officials. The Senate Health Committee defeated the Republican...
  • Alcee Hastings messes with Texas

     An unapologetic Alcee Hastings has not only messed with Texas, he has turned it into a fundraiser.  The blunt-spoken South Florida Democratic congressman called Texas “a crazy state to begin with” at a House Rules Committee last week...
  • When a state blocks Obamacare, ERs close: The lesson of Louisiana

    Baton Rouge, La., is about to lose one of its crucial hospital emergency rooms, and the reason is clear: The administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, and won't put up any other money to keep the...
  • Democrats embrace Beshear as party standard-bearer ahead of November elections

    Five Democratic candidates for statewide office with little or no primary opposition held a campaign-style rally on Monday designed to promote unity in a party clinging to state politics as it fights to stay relevant in an increasingly Republican state....
  • Republicans predict catastrophe, but Obama fails to deliver

     Republicans predict catastrophe, but Obama fails to deliver
    If there's one thing I enjoy about the wildly popular television series "The Walking Dead," it's that it promises an apocalyptic version of America, replete with brain-starved zombies and gangs of renegade humans, and then it really delivers. Brains are...