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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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  • Covered California may offer special Obamacare enrollment period

    Covered California may offer special Obamacare enrollment period
    California's health exchange, after notching 1.4 million in Obamacare enrollment as of Sunday's deadline, said it may give uninsured people subject to a tax penalty yet another chance to sign up. In addition, the Covered California exchange granted...
  • Another reason to accept federal Medicaid funds to insure poor

    Another reason  to accept federal Medicaid funds  to insure poor
    Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal sprung a leak last week. A top federal health official said the Obama administration will no longer pony up $1.3 billion next year, which Scott had banked on, to extend a program that reimburses hospitals in Florida for...
  • Obamacare penalty for uninsured is due at tax time

    The Affordable Care Act required taxpayers to have qualified health care insurance in 2014. If you did not, unless you qualified for an exemption, you may be required to pay a penalty. This provision is known as "individual shared responsibility." If...
  • Health exchange turnaround

    Health exchange turnaround
    We'll cut Rep. Andy Harris some slack for his continued insistence that Maryland's health insurance exchange is a train wreck. After so mercilessly (and justifiably) pounding the O'Malley administration for the exchange's performance, it's got to be a...
  • Obamacare enrollment extended after technical issues

    Obamacare enrollment extended after technical issues
    Consumers who tried to enroll in Obamacare last weekend but couldn't finish because of technical problems will have another week to complete the task, Department of Health and Human Services officials said Monday. The new deadline for enrolling in...
  • Health enrollment deadline extended

    Health enrollment deadline extended
    Some Marylanders will get nearly two more weeks to enroll in health insurance after a rush of last-minute interest clogged phone lines and overwhelmed staff Sunday, which was to have been the last day to buy plans. It made for a rough end to what has...
  • Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups

    Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups
    Short of its enrollment goal ahead of a Sunday deadline, California's Obamacare exchange made a final push for sign-ups at Los Angeles area clinics, churches and shopping malls. Covered California officials said enrollment was up sharply heading into...
  • CMS announces 1-week extension for ACA state marketplace health insurance enrollment

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that consumers who were unable to complete their enrollment in health insurance through the federally facilitated marketplace, www.healthcare.gov, in the days leading up to the Feb. 15 deadline...
  • Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level

    Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level
    As President Obama fights in Congress and the courts to preserve the nation's sweeping healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act faces still another threat to its viability: Republicans in statehouses, many bucking governors of their own party eager to...
  • Turning Point meeting airs concerns over mental health care support

    Turning Point meeting airs concerns over mental health care support
    Gov. Bruce Rauner did not take part in Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center's annual town hall meeting last week about mental health, but he certainly was on the mind of many in the room. Elected leaders feared that Rauner would propose harmful...
  • Volunteers help with health care sign-ups at ACA deadline

     Volunteers help with health care sign-ups at ACA deadline
    On the last day to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act before emergency room fees would kick in, Orange and Osceola residents had the opportunity to sign up at two events organized by Working America and Rep. Alan Grayson. "We have made...