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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 Californians support Affordable Care Act, poll finds

    The nation's new health care law is surging in popularity in the Golden State, according to the Field Poll, which finds more Californians today of all political stripes support the Affordable Care Act than at any time since it was signed into law four...
  • Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field...
  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Thousands of Virginia residents may lose insurance

    Thousands of Virginia residents may lose insurance
    Virginia is fourth behind Florida, Texas and Georgia in the number of enrollees who have not supplied required documentation regarding their citizenship or immigration status to support their application for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's...
  • Obamacare law funds studies on better health care

     Obamacare law funds studies on better health care
    On a recent afternoon, Dr. Evan Lyon of the University of Chicago Hospitals wrapped his stethoscope around his neck, packed a blood pressure cuff and a pulse oxygen meter into his backpack, and set off to see a patient. Katie White, the patient, was not...
  • Vermont is 'single-payer' trailblazer

    BERLIN, Vt. Dr. Marvin Malek has been yearning and advocating for a publicly financed, single-payer health care system for at least two decades. Now, as Vermont stands on the threshold of being the first state to launch such a plan, he's confessing to...
  • Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem

    Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem
    Health insurance giant WellPoint Inc. is changing its corporate name to Anthem, the well-known brand it uses in California and other states. The makeover comes as health insurers increasingly compete for individual consumers on government-run...
  • Make sure your college student is fully insured

    Tuition may not be the only check you need to write if you're sending a child off to college this fall. Take stock of your health, homeowners and auto insurance to see which situations are covered and which aren't, and when you might need to buy more...
  • Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%

    Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report. California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...
  • Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year

    Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year
    A key Cook County panel on Friday endorsed a plan to increase public health care spending to $1.54 billion, but the amount local taxpayers will be asked to contribute is expected to decrease under the plan as federal funding fills the gap. Next year&...
  • Feds ask 10,000 Obamacare enrollees in Illinois to prove citizenship

    Feds ask 10,000 Obamacare enrollees in Illinois to prove citizenship
    More than 10,000 Illinoisans must provide documentation to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents by the first week of September or risk losing the health insurance they bought through the Affordable Care Act. The federal government this week...