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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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  • 115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline

    115,000 to lose health insurance on missed Obamacare deadline
    About 115,000 people, including 4,000 in Illinois, will lose their health insurance at the end of the month because they missed a deadline to prove they are legally in the United States, federal officials said Monday. Despite making up to a dozen...
  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • States that decline to expand Medicaid give up billions in aid

    WASHINGTON If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states while receiving nothing in return. This exodus...
  • Top U.S. health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top health adviser on Monday called for an end to partisan bickering over Obamacare, saying the public and businesses are sending a clear message to Washington that it is time to move on with implementing...
  • Republicans consider using reconciliation if they take the Senate

    WASHINGTON Republicans are beginning to focus on what they could accomplish through budget reconciliation next year if the GOP takes control of the Senate. They could use the filibuster-proof reconciliation process to pass budget-related measures...
  • Republicans grill federal officials ahead of 2nd Obamacare enrollment period

    WASHINGTON Two months before the second enrollment period begins to purchase health insurance through the online marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act, Congress is asking if it's going to go more smoothly this year. The federal website,...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services

     Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services
    The expansion of treatment for those with a serious mental illness took top billing in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 10-point plan, "A Healthy Virginia," announced Monday. The Governor's Access Plan, GAP, promises to provide medical and behavioral health...
  • Sign-ups for big L.A. health clinic for uninsured fall short

    Sign-ups for big L.A. health clinic for uninsured fall short
    A giant, routinely oversubscribed health clinic for the uninsured and needy at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena failed to fill all of its available appointments during a sign-up event over the weekend, according to organizers. The annual Care...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
  • A California solution for a Medicaid quirk

    A California solution for a Medicaid quirk
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law required virtually all adult Americans to carry insurance, starting this year. And to help make policies affordable, it offered subsidies to lower-income households while expanding the Medicaid insurance program to...