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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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  • Florida's working poor are facing a terminal diagnosis

    Florida's working poor are facing a terminal diagnosis
    Our state's patients are at risk as Florida's safety-net hospitals and other health care providers face a "perfect storm" of state and federal cuts. A loss of $2 billion per year is predicted to Florida's health care providers for the poor. Unless the...
  • Tax season with new headaches to get underway

    How much time has Karen Gillette, a master tax adviser for H&R Block in Allentown, spent in training sessions preparing for the peculiarities of the tax season as it gets underway this week? "A lot," she replied with a telling chortle. When the Internal...
  • Cutting health center funding will leave thousands without access to care

    Cutting health center funding will leave thousands without access to care
    The Affordable Care Act has fostered major enhancements in our health care system and improved the lives of millions of people who are newly insured and getting care. Community-based health centers — like the ones we direct — played a...
  • Conservatives criticize Republican congressman for not voting to repeal health care law

    A Republican congressman is brushing off criticism from conservatives angry that he didn't vote to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine joined Reps. Bob Dold of Illinois and John Katko of New York to become...
  • Deadline looming for Obamacare coverage for 2015

    BLOOMINGTON — If you don't have health insurance, the time to act is now. The deadline to get coverage for this year under the Affordable Care Act is Feb. 15. Representatives of two agencies that help people research their coverage options and...
  • Suit threatens to make health insurance unaffordable

    Suit threatens to make health insurance unaffordable
    Since 2013, nearly 200,000 Indiana residents have enrolled in health insurance through the federal marketplace. Insurance on the exchange has been made much more affordable to consumers due to premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions, which have...
  • Democrats say GOP plan for replacing Obama health care overhaul would hurt consumers

    A plan by three Republican lawmakers for replacing President Barack Obama's health care overhaul would leave Americans with less coverage and higher costs than the landmark law they want to repeal, Democrats said Thursday. "It effectively raises taxes on...
  • Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants

    Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants
    Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance. "It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
  • In final stretch, events help with insurance sign-up

    In final stretch, events help with insurance sign-up
    As deadline to sign up for health insurance in the federal marketplace approaches, local navigators are ramping up their efforts to enroll uninsured individuals. The deadline to sign up for health insurance is Feb. 15, and those who qualify for health...
  • Hackers access personal information for millions of health insurer Anthem's customers

    Hackers broke into a health insurance database storing information for about 80 million people in an attack bound to stoke fears many Americans have about the privacy of their most sensitive information. The attack on Blue Cross Blue Shield insurer...
  • As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health

    As millions wait and worry, pols play games on health
    I was heading to my doctor's office in a medical arts building earlier this week when a gentleman got on my elevator. He boarded on the first floor and exited on the fifth as I continued upward. But he had a lot to say in those few seconds. "Heading...