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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Californians received $3.2 billion in Obamacare premium subsidies

    Californians received $3.2 billion in Obamacare premium subsidies
    Californians received $3.2 billion in Obamacare premium subsidies during the rollout of the federal health law last year. That federal aid went to about 800,000 California households, state officials said Monday. Those individuals and families paid $1.1...
  • Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists

    Health insurers may face tougher rules on Obamacare doctor lists
    In response to complaints about Obamacare doctor networks, a California lawmaker and three consumer groups are seeking legislation that would require health plans to improve provider directories. State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) said Friday he...
  • Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds

    Workers pick up greater share of health care costs, survey finds
    Health care costs might be rising less sharply than they were a few years ago, but employers continue to make employees take on more of the burden, and that's likely to continue, a new survey shows. Plans with high deductibles are becoming the norm, and...
  • A risky cut to Medicaid

    Of all the major spending cuts Gov. Larry Hogan proposed in his budget, the easiest one for him politically may be the $160 million he's seeking to trim out of the Medicaid program. The reason is not just the cynical one, that Medicaid is a Democratic...
  • Obamacare cost to be 20% less than forecast, budget office says

    Obamacare cost to be 20% less than forecast, budget office says
    President Obama's healthcare law will cost about 20% less over the next decade than originally projected, the Congressional Budget Office reported Monday, in part because lower-than-expected healthcare inflation has led to smaller premiums. So far,...
  • Republicans predict catastrophe, but Obama fails to deliver

     Republicans predict catastrophe, but Obama fails to deliver
    If there's one thing I enjoy about the wildly popular television series "The Walking Dead," it's that it promises an apocalyptic version of America, replete with brain-starved zombies and gangs of renegade humans, and then it really delivers. Brains are...
  • 'Obamacare' enrollment enters final week

    'Obamacare' enrollment enters final week
    Sunday marks the start of the final week of Obamacare open enrollment, Year 2. Nationwide, about 9.9 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal or state exchanges since open enrollment began Nov. 15, handily beating the federal...
  • Floridians deserve more than Medicaid: My Word

    Floridians deserve more than Medicaid: My Word
    Many Florida newspapers, including the Orlando Sentinel, have jumped on the bandwagon to promote Medicaid expansion in the state. Pressure to encourage the state Legislature and the governor to join this parade comes largely from a coalition of...
  • Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida

    Obamacare enrollment high in South Florida
    South Florida residents are signing up for health insurance offered under the Affordable Care Act at some of the highest rates in the nation, according to enrollment data released this week by the federal government. Of ZIP codes with more than 1,000...
  • Free health screening, education, enrollment help on the Peninsula

    As usual, there are plenty of opportunities to get your health checked out on the Peninsula, whether it's at health fairs, free screenings, or at a show devoted to entertaining and educating women. • Join Bon Secours for a free heart health...
  • More than 150,000 Central Floridians sign up for Obamacare

    More than 150,000 Central Floridians sign up for Obamacare
    More than 150,000 Central Floridians have selected a health plan or have been automatically re-enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace, according to an Enroll America analysis.  Estimates also show than more than 90 percent of enrollees...