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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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  • Kerrey and Danforth: Don't wait another 20 years to fix Social Security

    A lot can happen in 20 years. And yet sometimes you look back and find that for all the apparent change, you are not very far from where you started. We have had that feeling lately as we look back on the work we did as co-chairs of the 1994...
  • Access Health CT Chief Talks About New Job, New Challenges

    Access Health CT Chief Talks About New Job, New Challenges
    The new face of Access Health CT, James Wadleigh, is a native Vermonter, a skier, a father of four, and a tech guy who sometimes loses sleep over the possibility of a glitch in the system. In late August, the board of Access Health CT, Connecticut's...
  • Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges

    Supreme Court may still hear case on health care subsidies in ACA exchanges
    The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed announcing whether it will hear a case challenging subsidies in Affordable Care Act's "federally facilitated" health insurance exchanges (Virginia has a federally run state health insurance exchange in which 80 percent...
  • Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine

     Allentown team gives patients much more than medicine
    A group of caregivers, social workers, clergy and patients recently engaged in a lively but friendly exercise in downtown Allentown about how they'd like to improve wellness in a city filled with top-ranked health-care providers and untold numbers of...
  • Transportation troubles hinder care for health care superusers

    Transportation troubles hinder care for health care superusers
    When a team of health-care and social service workers in Allentown went looking for frequent visitors to emergency departments and hospitals, they quickly learned that many were dialysis patients. Ask those patients what's most important for maintaining...
  • Virginia health care safety net breaking, leaders say

    Virginia health care safety net breaking, leaders say
    Virginia's health care safety net is groaning under increased demand, and a simple cash infusion won't solve the problem for free clinics and community hospitals around the state, industry leaders told legislators Thursday. More cash certainly wouldn'...
  • A mini-Medicaid expansion in Virginia

    Virginia's legislature didn't like the idea of Medicaid expansion to cover all Virginia adults with incomes less than 138 percent of the federal poverty line, but the state has quietly embarked on a kind of mini-expansion. It affects prisoners. And it...
  • Big money, complex issues make Prop. 45 tough issue for state voters

    Big money, complex issues make Prop. 45 tough issue for state voters
    Almost three decades ago, a small band of consumer activists persuaded California voters to slap tough new rate regulations on auto insurance. Now that same group wants to crack down on health insurance rates. And the insurance industry and its...
  • Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs

    Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs
    Ten years ago, Alvin Bolster was told his heart disease was so advanced, he only had three months to live. The doctors were wrong. His heart was in terrible shape, but the 77-year-old former engineer stabilized and even wrote a series of columns for...
  • Obama Campaigns For Malloy In Bridgeport Appearance

    Obama Campaigns For Malloy In Bridgeport Appearance
    BRIDGEPORT — Faithful Democratic supporters packed the Bridgeport Central High School gymnasium two days before Election Day to listen to President Barack Obama deliver a rousing campaign speech for a Democratic governor who has been among his...
  • David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare

    David Moylan: Curing America's ills begins with replacing Obamacare
    Washington, D.C., is suffering from a severe sickness that needs to be cured for America to move forward toward prosperity. The economy is stagnant, the federal government is bloated, health care has been ripped out of the hands of physicians and placed...