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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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  • Oregon hospitals to maintain community benefit spending

    Oregon hospitals won't reduce spending on services that benefit the community, even though the facilities are spending far less on uncompensated charity care because more people are insured, an industry group said Tuesday. The need for charity care has...
  • 10 questions for House on health: Editorial

    10 questions for House on health: Editorial
    Why would House Republicans let their opposition to Obamacare stop them from doing what's best for Florida? State senators took another big step toward expanding health coverage to 800,000 uninsured Floridians last week, unveiling a budget that builds...
  • Obamacare turns 5: The law's potential has been stymied by politics

    President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law five years ago Monday, an anniversary that congressional Republicans will soon observe with another symbolic vote to repeal it. The general public isn't as eager to do away...
  • Waiting for the Children's Health Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON The federal-state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of money on Sept. 30. Until recently, Congress showed little interest in paying for it. But last week, the House agreed on a bill that would continue the $13 billion...
  • Obama fulfilling his campaign promises

    About 16.4 million adults have been added to the health insurance rolls under the Affordable Care Act. The Latino uninsured rate dropped by 12.3 percentage points between the first quarter of 2014 and 2015, and the uninsured rate for African-Americans...
  • Women's Health still critical

    There are numerous threats to the American economy from outside our borders but the biggest threat may come from within. America has been the world's largest economy for more than a century and, increasingly, women are the driving force in our economic...
  • Taking the pulse of Obama's health care law at age 5

    WASHINGTON With more than 50 congressional repeal votes, a near-death Supreme Court experience and a botched marketplace debut to its credit, the Affordable Care Act has had a tortured five-year existence as the Republican Party's legislative enemy No. 1....
  • Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?

    Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?
    Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California and state tax authorities both came under fire for not disclosing seven months ago a landmark decision taking away the insurer's tax-exempt status, which had been in place since 1939. The Times first...
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • House, Senate GOP budgets have differences and similarities

    Republicans controlling the House and Senate have unveiled competing budget plans. The nonbinding blueprints call for steep cuts to social programs like Medicaid and health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act as the chief means of balancing the...
  • GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives battle over budget

    A battle between GOP defense hawks and fiscal conservatives prompted the GOP chairman of the House Budget Committee late Wednesday to delay a vote on his party's budget blueprint. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., called off a vote on a move by GOP leaders to...