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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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  • Health site has political overtones

    Health site has political overtones
    The Maryland Health Connection website is certainly much improved from its original debut, but why has it been politicized ("With Obamacare, health insurance leads to better health," Nov. 18)? The prominent heading on the exchange is "Change is here"...
  • U.S. court rejects Maine's effort to trim Medicaid rolls

    BRUNSWICK Maine (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday rejected Maine's effort to trim some young people from its Medicaid rolls, saying the move would violate the Affordable Care Act. Maine Republican Governor Paul LePage, a critic of President...
  • State Insurance Chief To Leave Dec. 11

    State Insurance Chief To Leave Dec. 11
    State Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi, who led the department for nearly four years and traveled widely as an industry expert, is resigning to take a job with a New York investment firm. Leonardi, 60, is taking a job at Evercore Partners Inc.,...
  • Southland employers expect 4.8% hike in health-benefit costs

    Southland employers expect 4.8% hike in health-benefit costs
    Southern California employers expect their health-benefit costs to rise 4.8% next year as the economy recovers and mandates under the federal health law kick in, a new survey shows. Nationwide, more people are expected to sign up for health benefits...
  • With Obamacare, health insurance leads to better health

    With Obamacare, health insurance leads to better health
    As Maryland enters the second year of enrollment for subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we might ask this question: Is anybody feeling better? I don't mean about the ACA, or Obamacare, though we'll get to that subject in a moment....
  • Obama defends healthcare law after adviser criticism

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday defended the transparency of his signature healthcare law, after one of the White House's advisers on the reform said the law passed, in part, because of the "stupidity" of American voters....
  • Top insurers overstated doctor networks, California regulators charge

    Top insurers overstated doctor networks, California regulators charge
    Bolstering a chief complaint about Obamacare coverage, California regulators said two major health insurers violated state law by overstating the number of doctors available to patients. More than 25% of physicians listed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • Maryland health exchange quietly allows public early access

    Maryland health exchange quietly allows public early access
    Officials at the Maryland health exchange had a plan: Roll out their revamped online insurance marketplace slowly and have a tech team ready to jump on problems. But unlike last year, when the site crashed the first day, open enrollment came and there...
  • Leading Md. to thrive, not just survive

    Leading Md. to thrive, not just survive
    As the president of an association representing Maryland's long-term care provider community, I have been fortunate to work with many state leaders. I appreciate that Gov. O'Malley brought to Maryland a data-driven focus and political calculus that...
  • State details payments to former contractor on botched health exchange

    State details payments to former contractor on botched health exchange
    With the staggered rollout of the Maryland health exchange's new website going as planned — and about 500 applications for health insurance completed in the first two days — officials paused to offer a window into the costs associated with the...
  • New Medicaid expansion push set

    New Medicaid expansion push set
    As the Florida Legislature organized Tuesday for the 2015 lawmaking session so too did health care advocates who want to convince the Legislature to expand Medicaid and provide health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians not eligible for...