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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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  • Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants

    Evergreen Health Co-op aims to compete with the health care giants
    Dr. Peter Beilenson thought fighting the intractable rates of drug use and sexually transmitted diseases in Baltimore was tough. Then the former city health commissioner took on health insurance. "It's the hardest job I've had," said Beilenson,...
  • Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away

    Obamacare sign-up deadline 4 weeks away
    Nearly 1.2 million Floridians have selected a plan in the federal health-insurance marketplace or have been automatically re-enrolled since the open-enrollment period began Nov. 15, according to the latest numbers released by the government. "Florida...
  • Executive who oversaw troubled rollout of Obama's health care law resigns from government

    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach

    Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach
    Keith Kelly knew buying health insurance would be complicated. So the 55-year-old Naperville man skipped the federal enrollment website and asked for help from someone he knew: an insurance salesman. Kelly told insurance agent Robert Slayton about his...
  • As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed

    As 272,600 Illinoisans enroll in Obamacare, Land of Lincoln picks up speed
    So far during Obamacare open enrollment, Land of Lincoln Health has signed up 27,500 Illinoisans for coverage, the company said Wednesday, a marked increase over last year. Other insurance companies, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois,...
  • Despite huge victories, Republicans face some obstacles

    WASHINGTON Republicans now dominate statehouses to an extent not seen since the 1920s. But in even the reddest states, that won't automatically mean lower taxes, spending cuts and a hard line against Medicaid expansion. In November, the GOP won control...
  • The emergency at Georgia's rural hospitals

    ATLANTA Pam Renshaw doesn't know how long she lay unconscious amid the flames. Twenty seconds? Thirty? Long enough, at least, for the fire to sear nearly half of her body before Renshaw's boyfriend found her pinned under the four-wheeler that had flipped...
  • Susan Tompor: New tax forms to be sent for the Affordable Care Act

    As we shift into the new year, we're gearing up for an onslaught of new paperwork that is essential for filing your 2014 tax return. One brand-new piece of paper: Form 1095-A, the Health Insurance Marketplace Statement. If you obtained coverage under...
  • Two needed changes Florida leaders should make this year

    Two needed changes Florida leaders should make this year
    The new year gives Gov. Rick Scott, Florida's Cabinet and state lawmakers the opportunity to effect meaningful change in the lives of Floridians. Scott and the Cabinet — Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief...
  • Social Security Q&A: Benefits increase for 2015

    Q: I'm creating my budget for 2015. How much will my benefit increase at the beginning of the year? A:The monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase by 1.7 percent in 2015. This...
  • Health exchange enrolls more than 156,000 people

    Health exchange enrolls more than 156,000 people
    The Maryland health exchange reported Monday that 156,305 people had signed up for public and private insurance during open enrollment, which lasts until Feb. 15. The exchange, created under the Affordable Care Act for people who do not get insurance...