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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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  • More Californians support Affordable Care Act, poll finds

    The nation's new health care law is surging in popularity in the Golden State, according to the Field Poll, which finds more Californians today of all political stripes support the Affordable Care Act than at any time since it was signed into law four...
  • Citizenship questions threaten ACA coverage

    Thousands of Floridians who signed up for Obamacare health insurance might have citizenship or immigration issues that require them to file additional paperwork by Sept. 5, federal officials announced. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
  • For aging inmates, care outside prison walls

    WASHINGTON Providing health care to an aging prison population is a large and growing cost for states. Not only do inmates develop debilitating conditions at a younger age than people who are not incarcerated, but caring for them in the harsh...
  • Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year

    Obamacare money boost helps Cook County hospitals budget next year
    A key Cook County panel on Friday endorsed a plan to increase public health care spending to $1.54 billion, but the amount local taxpayers will be asked to contribute is expected to decrease under the plan as federal funding fills the gap. Next year&...
  • Court rulings add urgency to state exchange decisions

    WASHINGTON As states ready their health insurance exchanges for a second open enrollment season in November, many have more to worry about than the computer glitches that plagued them last year. Last month's federal appeals court ruling that said...
  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Feds ask 10,000 Obamacare enrollees in Illinois to prove citizenship

    Feds ask 10,000 Obamacare enrollees in Illinois to prove citizenship
    More than 10,000 Illinoisans must provide documentation to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents by the first week of September or risk losing the health insurance they bought through the Affordable Care Act. The federal government this week...
  • Fewer Uninsured No Cause For Celebration

    So Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is celebrating over a 50 percent drop in the rate of uninsured people in Connecticut thanks to the Affordable Care Act [Aug. 7, Page 1, "More Now Have Health Insurance"]. As he exults over having effectively silenced his critics...
  • Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem

    Health insurance giant WellPoint renames itself Anthem
    Health insurance giant WellPoint Inc. is changing its corporate name to Anthem, the well-known brand it uses in California and other states. The makeover comes as health insurers increasingly compete for individual consumers on government-run...
  • Make sure your college student is fully insured

    Tuition may not be the only check you need to write if you're sending a child off to college this fall. Take stock of your health, homeowners and auto insurance to see which situations are covered and which aren't, and when you might need to buy more...
  • Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%

    Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%
    Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report. California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...