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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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  • More Hospital Groups Critique State Budget, Warn Of Consequences

    The state's hospital association and a second major hospital group on Wednesday joined Hartford HealthCare in warning that the new state budget, if left unchanged, will hurt health care in Connecticut. It's a bleak forecast: fewer hospital workers,...
  • As demand grows, states consider better pay, benefits for home care workers

    WASHINGTON People working in one of the fastest-growing professions in America aren't well-paid. Many of them don't get health or retirement benefits. And federal minimum wage and overtime protections still don't apply to them. Despite the low wages...
  • Health head: Congress' problem if court voids health law aid

    Congress and the states will need to find an answer if the Supreme Court strikes down the federal subsidies that are a foundation of President Barack Obama's health care law, his health secretary told lawmakers Wednesday. Sylvia Burwell also said the...
  • War on nature, Republicans and School Board: Letters

    War on nature, Republicans and School Board: Letters
    Florida's war on nature As I read the news stories coming out of Tallahassee, it appears to me there is a war against nature being waged by politicians and special-interest groups. Amendment 1 passed with a 75 percent majority; yet lawmakers ignore...
  • Florida must be ready if high court kills subsidies: Editorial

    Florida must be ready if high court kills subsidies: Editorial
    As the 2015 hurricane season began this month, Gov. Rick Scott declared that "every family, visitor, and business should take the time to make a plan in case of disaster." That's good advice. But a disaster of another kind could strike later this month,...
  • Ad campaign starting for expanded Healthy Indiana Plan

    A state agency is about to launch an advertising campaign to encourage enrollment in Indiana's expanded health care program for low-income residents. The $2 million campaign for the new Healthy Indiana Plan starts Monday with television, radio, online,...
  • For those in California illegally, health services vary greatly by county

    For those in California illegally, health services vary greatly by county
    Margarita Vasquez lacked health insurance and couldn't afford an eye operation to ward off blindness. But under a Los Angeles County program that extends healthcare services to poor residents who are in the country illegally, the 64-year-old underwent...
  • California official: Supreme Court risks 'horrible moral precedent' on Obamacare

    California official: Supreme Court risks 'horrible moral precedent' on Obamacare
    The head of California's Obamacare exchange says the U.S. Supreme Court risks setting a "horrible moral precedent" if it strikes down health-law subsidies across much of the country. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California and a former Obama...
  • Expanded CHIP benefits ensures no tax penalty, Wolf says

    Families that buy coverage at full cost through Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program won't face federal tax penalties in 2015 now that the program's benefits are expanding. Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Thursday that changes to the...
  • Lawmakers agree on health care funds, budget battle nears end

    Lawmakers agree on health care funds, budget battle nears end
    TALLAHASSEE – The long-running saga of Florida’s health care battle is nearing an end, at least for this year, as lawmakers agreed to hospital funding – the most contentious part of a fight between the House and Senate that led to a...
  • Obamacare 'sticker shock'? Still hasn't happened.

    Obamacare 'sticker shock'? Still hasn't happened.
    The depiction of the Affordable Care Act as a driver of huge increases in health insurance rates refuses to die, even though the record thus far shows that premium rate increases have shrunk since open enrollment for individual plans began in 2014....