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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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  • Rauner's Illinois budget threatens hospitals, executives say

    Rauner's Illinois budget threatens hospitals, executives say
    Shudders rippled through Illinois hospital and pharmacy industries earlier this week when Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed cuts to health care for the poor as part of his first budget for a financially shaky state. In his budget address Wednesday, the...
  • Options for signing up for health coverage after open enrollment

    Options for signing up for health coverage after open enrollment
    The open enrollment period for state or federal marketplace health insurance ended Feb. 15. If you missed the deadline and you don't have qualified coverage on your own, you could face penalties. The good news: You might be able to avoid a fee if you...
  • 2015 health care enrollment nears goal of 9.1 million

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Wednesday that she was optimistic about reaching the Obama administration's goal of having 9.1 million Americans enrolled in coverage under the health care law by the end of the year. More than 11....
  • Rauner budget strikes at Illinois hospitals, nursing homes

    In proposing to cut Illinois' Medicaid program by $1.5 billion, Gov. Bruce Rauner has chosen to go toe-to-toe with three powerful business lobbies: retail pharmacies, nursing homes and hospitals. The Republican wants to reinstate service cuts temporarily...
  • New woes for HealthCare.gov: Wrong tax info sent out

    In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof...
  • Utah lawmakers to talk Medicaid, gas tax, medical marijuana

    With three weeks left before Utah lawmakers wrap up their annual session, the House and Senate hope to fuse their competing visions for tackling Medicaid and the state gas tax while moving through hundreds of other bills. Add into the mix issues such as...
  • McCrory expansion delay smart to some, poor excuse to others

    Gov. Pat McCrory says his decision to wait longer to announce whether he'll seek to cover hundreds of thousands of uninsured North Carolina residents through the federal health care law doesn't mean he's putting the idea on the back burner. The...
  • Uninsured get 45 more days to avoid tax penalty next year

    WASHINGTON An estimated 3 million to 6 million individuals and households that face a tax penalty for not having health insurance in 2014 will get an extra 45 days to secure 2015 coverage and thereby escape the same penalty next year. The Obama...
  • Some consumers get extension to sign up for health insurance

    Some consumers get extension to sign up for health insurance
    Federal officials announced on Friday a special enrollment period for people who didn't sign up for health insurance in 2014 and were unaware that they would face a tax penalty until they started filling out their taxes this year.  The enrollment period...
  • Obamacare could complicate taxes as 800,000 receive wrong information

    A paperwork problem will throw a wrench into this year's tax season for 1 in 5 households that received subsidies in 2014 to pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Officials with Department of Health and Human Services said the...
  • New woes for HealthCare.gov: Wrong tax info sent out to 800K

    In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans. After a successful sign-up season, the latest goof could...