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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
  • A California solution for a Medicaid quirk

    A California solution for a Medicaid quirk
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law required virtually all adult Americans to carry insurance, starting this year. And to help make policies affordable, it offered subsidies to lower-income households while expanding the Medicaid insurance program to...
  • Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000

    Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe rolled out a 10-point plan Monday to leverage more federal money for health care in Virginia, but he stopped far short of any unilateral attempt to expand Medicaid. Instead the McAuliffe administration will tweak...
  • Missouri lawmaker, wife ask court for contraception insurance exclusion

    ST. LOUIS A family should have the same right as a small business to opt out of birth control coverage in its health care plan, the lawyer for a Missouri legislator argued here Monday before a federal appeals court. Rep. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and his...
  • Virginia governor unveils more modest Medicaid expansion plan

    (Reuters) - Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe proposed a plan on Monday to provide medical insurance for 25,000 uninsured Virginians, a move that falls short of his vow to expand coverage to 400,000 people despite Republican objections. McAuliffe...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point  plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians
    Monday, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to expand healthcare services to over 200,000 Virginians. This plan includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, one executive order, and innovative and creative solutions to...
  • Former health secretary to accept award at LGBT medical conference in Baltimore

    Former health secretary to accept award at LGBT medical conference in Baltimore
    Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will be on hand in Baltimore this week to receive an award for improving federal health policy for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to a national...
  • What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?

    What can be done about Covered California's doctor gap?
    The insurance reforms in the 2010 federal healthcare law went into full effect this year, dramatically reducing the number of Californians who don't have health coverage. At the same time, however, some low- and moderate-income residents have struggled to...
  • Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods

    Who can get Obamacare between enrollment periods
    Months after the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period made headlines with technical woes and a rush of last-minute sign-ups, a less-publicized push is underway to insure people whose lives have recently changed. Marriage, birth, a move...
  • Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked

    Covered California plans offer benefits that often get overlooked
    Looking for some relief from high out-of-pocket costs at the pharmacy or your doctor's office? People who help run the Insure the Uninsured Project in Santa Monica say you may not have to look much further than your own health plan. The benefit...
  • Republicans consider using reconciliation if they take the Senate

    WASHINGTON Republicans are beginning to focus on what they could accomplish through budget reconciliation next year if the GOP takes control of the Senate. They could use the filibuster-proof reconciliation process to pass budget-related measures...