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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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  • Measure providing $5M to Wyoming hospitals for uncompensated care passes Senate, goes to House

    The state Senate has passed a bill that would put up $5 million in state funds to help Wyoming hospitals cover the cost of providing care to those who can't pay their hospital bills. Senate File 145 passed Wednesday on 19-11 vote. It now goes to the...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ TIME FOR A LIVING WAGE A full-time worker earning minimum wage in Pennsylvania grosses $15,000 a year. That's poverty for any employee supporting more than just themselves. For individuals, the $7.25 minimum...
  • Connecticut Hospitals: We're 9% Of The State Economy

    How much are hospitals worth to the state's economy? Nine percent of the total, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association. The association issued a report this week saying its 29 acute care institutions accounted for $21.9 billion of economic...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf switching PA to more traditional Medicaid expansion

    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf moved Monday to dismantle his Republican predecessor's 40-day-old, hand-crafted subsidized health insurance program in favor of traditional Medicaid for poor adults. Wolf, sworn into office Jan. 20,...
  • Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014

    Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014
    Hospitals across the country announced a flurry of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in 2014, including nine in Illinois, according to a new survey. Kaufman Hall, a Skokie-based health care consulting company, reported Monday that hospitals...
  • 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...
  • 'Time is running out' to sign up for Obamacare

    More than 7 million consumers nationwide have gotten insurance through federal marketplaces during the first two months of the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. That includes 422,000 Pennsylvanians who either selected a plan...
  • Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

    Government health care website quietly sharing personal data
    The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned. The scope of what is...
  • Fact checking State of the Union: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. Seven years after that severe downturn began, household income hasn't recovered and...
  • Jenna Tosh, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, leaving for California

    Jenna Tosh, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, leaving for California
    Jenna Tosh, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, is leaving her post after nearly three years. She's moving to California to lead the Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties. Her last day is Friday and she...
  • HHS releases latest weekly ACA enrollment numbers for Virginia; most paying less than $100 a month

    HHS releases latest weekly ACA enrollment numbers for Virginia; most paying less than $100 a month
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported that by Jan. 16 (one month before the Feb. 15 deadline for 2015 coverage) 316,584 Virginians had signed up for health insurance through the state's federally facilitated marketplace,...