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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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  • Government's anti-health-care-fraud efforts paying off; billions recovered

    Government's anti-health-care-fraud efforts paying off; billions recovered
    Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services have announced more than $27.8 billion in returns from joint efforts to combat health-care fraud. The administration has recovered $7.70 for every dollar spent to fight health care-related fraud and...
  • Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House

    Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House
    TALLAHASSEE — In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals....
  • House panel adopts budget; Senate panel approaches vote

    House panel adopts budget; Senate panel approaches vote
    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children

    Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children
    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...
  • Bulletin: House budget proposes repeal of an incredibly effective law

    Bulletin: House budget proposes repeal of an incredibly effective law
    My online dictionary defines "mantra" as a "group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power." The Republican assertion that "Obamacare is not working" fits this definition perfectly. You'll find it, among other places, on...
  • Annapolis health data company Sidus acquired by Silver Spring data center operator

    Annapolis health data company Sidus acquired by Silver Spring data center operator
    A Silver Spring data center operator announced Monday it had acquired Annapolis company Sidus BioData, tapping its market of health care customers who increasingly need help managing and securing large numbers of electronic health records. ByteGrid...
  • A middle way to resolve the Obamacare case

    At the Supreme Court argument in King vs. Burwell, the case challenging how the Affordable Care Act works, someone should have asked, “If a state with a federally run health insurance exchange now adopts or ratifies that marketplace as its own,...
  • As Senate moves on health care, who's next?

    As Senate moves on health care, who's next?
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a Florida Senate committee, it's time for Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House to give the initiative the consideration it...
  • Kamala Harris calls Prime's bluff in hospital deal's collapse

    Kamala Harris calls Prime's bluff in hospital deal's collapse
    Is Prime Healthcare bluffing? That's always been the big question about the company's promises to maintain medical services at the six California Catholic medical institutions it proposed to take over in an $843-million deal. Last month, state Atty....
  • Health insurance legislation pits shared risk against firms' rights

    Health insurance legislation pits shared risk against firms' rights
    The ongoing health care debate over the right of individual choice versus the benefits of shared risk lies at the heart of a high-stakes tussle now playing out in Annapolis over how small businesses insure their workers. It's part of the continuing...
  • 40 percent of long-term uninsured say they were unaware of penalty

    40 percent of long-term uninsured say they were unaware of penalty
    Many who went without health insurance last year didn't know they would face a penalty at tax time in 2015, the federal government said Friday. Starting Sunday, they will be eligible for a special period to enroll in 2015 coverage. Signing up won't...