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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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  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors

     Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors
    U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received nearly $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers over the last five months of 2013, according to a partial set of data released Tuesday by the federal government. The data...
  • How to judge Medicare plans

    How to judge Medicare plans
    While much of the nation is preoccupied with Obamacare and picking new health insurance at work, older Americans have deadlines of their own coming up — involving Medicare. We're just a few days away from the two-month period when the nation's...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 13: Gillespie reveals health care plan, Stone Brewing Co. picks Richmond

    Virginians react to Gillespie's health care plan Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie's health care plan relies on tiered tax credits, based on age and family size, to help people buy insurance on the open market. It would allow insurance companies...
  • Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia

    Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia
    Open enrollment for subsidized private health insurance, sold through the state exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, starts Nov. 15 for coverage in 2015. Virginia is among 20 states with a "federally facilitated" state exchange, and among...
  • Focus on the promises of Obamacare

    Tribune reporter Michelle Manchir’s article “Quinn now in front on Obamacare; With numbers in, governor touts health care success” (News, Oct. 1) fails to evaluate two important aspects of the Affordable Care Act. The first is Gov. Pat...
  • Gillespie: Tax credits, free market over Obamacare

    Gillespie: Tax credits, free market over Obamacare
    RICHMOND — Republican Senate nominee Ed Gillespie on Friday rolled out a long-promised plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, saying he can save the country money and still improve its health system. The plan relies on tiered tax credits, based...
  • Peninsula Chambers to launch private benefits exchange

    Peninsula Chambers to launch private benefits exchange
    Virginia employers, particularly small businesses, could have more flexibility in how they offer health insurance and other benefits to workers with the Virginia Chamber of Commerce's launch of a private exchange. The exchange, called the Virginia...
  • What's behind health regulators' bickering over Prop. 45?

    What's behind health regulators' bickering over Prop. 45?
    Tolstoy's line about all unhappy families being unhappy in their own way hardly needs validation from us in the 21st century. But still it would be interesting to see what he'd make of the increasingly bitter division between two state agencies that...
  • Schneider, Dold debate entitlement program fixes

     Schneider, Dold debate entitlement program fixes
    U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, a first-term Democrat, and Republican challenger Bob Dold clashed Wednesday on how to reform Social Security and Medicare, two enormous entitlement programs with long-term funding problems. Appearing before the Tribune's...
  • Obamacare, Round Two

     Obamacare, Round Two
    Open enrollment for the second year of Obamacare begins in scarcely more than a month. Government officials swear that HealthCare.gov will not repeat last year's debacle in which computer snafus thwarted many people from signing up. The government...