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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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  • Focus on the promises of Obamacare

    Tribune reporter Michelle Manchir’s article “Quinn now in front on Obamacare; With numbers in, governor touts health care success” (News, Oct. 1) fails to evaluate two important aspects of the Affordable Care Act. The first is Gov. Pat...
  • Gillespie: Tax credits, free market over Obamacare

    Gillespie: Tax credits, free market over Obamacare
    RICHMOND — Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie on Friday rolled out a long-promised plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying he can save the country money and still improve its health system. The plan relies on tiered tax credits, based...
  • Do you trust the government to protect Americans from Ebola?

  • In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path

     In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path
    In case you haven't encountered enough illogic in the American healthcare system, consider this: Once a medication has been determined to be safe and effective enough to be available without a prescription, we assume it should no longer be covered by...
  • Md. has yet to recover millions spent on failed exchange site

    Md. has yet to recover millions spent on failed exchange site
    Officials from the Maryland health exchange and their prime contractor have agreed to delay potential litigation over the troubled website that frustrated thousands in their attempts to buy health insurance promised under the Affordable Care Act. State...
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
  • California spends $13.4 million to fix Obamacare service woes

    California spends $13.4 million to fix Obamacare service woes
    California's health insurance exchange hired two outside firms for $13.4 million to address long wait times for consumers calling about their Obamacare coverage. Covered California said it will pay $9.8 million to Faneuil Inc. and $3.6 million to...
  • Pay attention Medicare recipients! Annual enrollment is now open

    Pay attention Medicare recipients! Annual enrollment is now open
    The annual open enrollment period for Medicare health and drug plans begins Wednesday and ends Dec. 7. During the enrollment period, seniors, those age 65 and older, can purchase a Medicare Advantage plan — a private plan that substitutes for...
  • Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines

    Peninsula hospitals face Medicare fines
    The tightening of Medicare's 30-day readmission guidelines for patients, combined with an escalating fine structure, will cut into reimbursements to hospitals on the Peninsula next year. By expanding the criteria to include the readmission of patients...
  • Robert Steinback: Ebola health crisis proving that government is needed

    When you don't need government, anything government does is too much. When you do, nothing government does is enough.  That pretty much captures the intensifying polarization of the American electorate: warring ideological camps that refuse to agree or...
  • For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice

    For governor, Charlie Crist offers better ideas, better choice
    Charlie Crist is a Republican turned independent turned Democrat. He has been for and against the Affordable Care Act, for and against reproductive rights, and for and sort of against the 2009 economic stimulus. He bolted when times got tough and...