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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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  • Options on Obamacare insurance plans

    To the editor: Not all Obamacare networks are limited. ("Obamacare doctor networks to stay limited in 2015," Sept. 28) You mentioned that the top three carriers that dominated the first year of enrollment through the Affordable Care Act — Anthem...
  • Obamacare doctor networks to stay limited in 2015

    Obamacare doctor networks to stay limited in 2015
    Finding a doctor who takes Obamacare coverage could be just as frustrating for Californians in 2015 as the health-law expansion enters its second year. The state's largest health insurers are sticking with their often-criticized narrow networks of...
  • Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia

    Seminars scheduled on 2015 Affordable Care Act health insurance options in Virginia
    Open enrollment for subsidized private health insurance, sold through the state exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act, starts Nov. 15 for coverage in 2015. Virginia is among 20 states with a "federally facilitated" state exchange, and among...
  • Obamacare, Round Two

     Obamacare, Round Two
    Open enrollment for the second year of Obamacare begins in scarcely more than a month. Government officials swear that HealthCare.gov will not repeat last year's debacle in which computer snafus thwarted many people from signing up. The government...
  • GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday

    GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday
    WILLIAMSBURG – GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie said Wednesday that he'll roll out his long-promised health plan on Friday, and he previewed the plan during a lunchtime speech to the local Kiwanis Club. He said it would preserve tax credits that...
  • Insurance Department Modifies Rates Proposed By Aetna, UnitedHealthcare

    The Connecticut Insurance Department this week modified rates proposed by health insurers for coverage in 2015, including Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. These are the latest of many rate filings that began as early as the summer. Each filing is for a...
  • More simple moves to help you cut health care costs (Part 2 of 2 parts)

    No matter how you get your insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, an agent, or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs these days. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]

    Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off [Commentary]
    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some...
  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs. Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...
  • U.S. fiscal 2014 budget deficit falls to $486 billion, CBO says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit fell by nearly a third during fiscal 2014 to $486 billion as federal revenues grew far faster than spending, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday. Releasing preliminary estimates of final budget...
  • Obamacare website likely ready for record-breaking traffic: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials on Wednesday said an improved HealthCare.gov website should be able to break its own record for online traffic next month, when consumers begin using the site to enroll in private health insurance...