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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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  • Uninsured face Dec. 15 deadline for Obamacare

     Uninsured face Dec. 15 deadline for Obamacare
    To those still without health insurance for 2015: Monday is a key deadline for Obamacare. If you didn't sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov last year: Enroll in coverage by Monday for benefits to kick in Jan. 1. If you sign up from Dec. 16 to...
  • Obamacare rate hikes in Cook County held in check by competition

     Obamacare rate hikes in Cook County held in check by competition
    As health insurers compete for a second year on the federal marketplace in Illinois, Cook County residents are seeing relatively low rate increases and an array of options for 2015, a Tribune analysis shows. But downstate, the picture is different:...
  • Churches help spread word about health insurance deadline

    Churches help spread word about health insurance deadline
    With one week left to sign up for health insurance through the state health exchange for coverage Jan. 1, state health officials and advocates have turned to churches and religious leaders to ensure everyone gets the message. And Thursday, several...
  • Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success

    Whatever data you use, Obamacare is a success
    It's that time of year again. No, not the holiday season. I'm talking about Obamacare season. In the second year of our new annual tradition, the exchanges are open for enrollment, which begs the question: What have we learned since last time? Were...
  • Affordable Care Act is helping control health-care spending increases

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose, Calif., Mercury News on Wednesday, Dec. 10. ����� As Republicans in Congress gear up in January for their most aggressive attack yet on President Barack Obama's health-...
  • Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?

    Should the GOP continue to attack Obamacare?
        Here’s a real shocker: Republicans are going to try to get rid of Obamacare. Again. Now that the GOP is feeling its oats with control of the Senate and House, one of the first orders of business will be to chip away at Obamacare if they...
  • Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters

    Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters
    Expand health coverage Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
  • Ask Kim: signing up for Obamacare for 2015

    Open enrollment is now underway, and it is a great opportunity to fix problems with your current policy or take advantage of new options available in your area. Don't fly on autopilot. If you bought a policy from your state health insurance exchange in...
  • New Obamacare enrollment in California nears 49,000

    New Obamacare enrollment in California nears 49,000
    California's insurance exchange said 48,950 new people signed up for Obamacare coverage during the first three weeks of open enrollment. The latest figures span Nov. 15 to Dec. 3, and state officials said about 160,000 people have also applied for Medi-...
  • Government bungling, CIA-style

    Government bungling, CIA-style
    Anyone skeptical about entrusting ambitious tasks to the government was not stunned by the dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It featured technical snafus, cost overruns and false advertising ("If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.")....
  • Hospitals Defend 'Facility Fees' At State Hearing

    HARTFORD — More and more consumers have felt the sting of hospital "facility fees" in recent years, but hospital executives said Wednesday that they need to recoup losses from the free care they provide to the uninsured and from the under-funded...