| Mar 23, 2015
| 9:29 AM
California's Obamacare exchange has sent out 120,000 corrected tax forms, but it said tens of thousands of other consumers are still waiting for their information.
Peter Lee, executive director of the Covered California exchange, said those remaining...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:59 AM
Coverage of the Affordable Care Act's fifth anniversary Monday -- it was signed into law March 23, 2010--will undoubtedly focus on the gains in coverage and reductions in healthcare costs that have followed its rollout. To get the raw figures out of the...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Why would House Republicans let their opposition to Obamacare stop them from doing what's best for Florida?
State senators took another big step toward expanding health coverage to 800,000 uninsured Floridians last week, unveiling a budget that builds...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 5:00 AM
President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law five years ago Monday, an anniversary that congressional Republicans will soon observe with another symbolic vote to repeal it. The general public isn't as eager to do away...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:53 PM
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's health insurance plans topped 1.6 million in Florida and totaled about 11.4 million nationwide through the Feb. 15 deadline, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Department of Health and Human...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:29 PM
The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year.
Private plans were bought by 119,096 people during the three-month open enrollment that ended Sunday, the Maryland Health...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 10:18 AM
With the recent passing of Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso, legends in baseball, it would be most appropriate to have a U.S. postage stamp bearing their likeness. In the annals of history, I'm not sure if there were any former baseball players gracing a...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California and state tax authorities both came under fire for not disclosing seven months ago a landmark decision taking away the insurer's tax-exempt status, which had been in place since 1939.
The Times first...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday dubbed his first spending plan a “turnaround budget” for a financially shaky state, but Democrats rebuffed his proposed cuts to health care for the poor, government worker pensions, state universities,...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:57 PM
As the Supreme Court considers the fate of government subsidies to millions of consumers receiving coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a nonpartisan budget analysis found Monday that projected costs of President Obama's signature healthcare program...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:57 AM
WASHINGTON — Five years after the Great Recession ended, many Americans are still reeling from its effects. Perhaps no group was harmed more by the downturn than children.
Roughly 2 million more children live in poverty today than at the start...