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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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  • Government bungling, CIA-style

    Government bungling, CIA-style
    Anyone skeptical about entrusting ambitious tasks to the government was not stunned by the dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It featured technical snafus, cost overruns and false advertising ("If you like your plan, you'll be able to keep it.")....
  • Maryland health exchange enrolls more than 50,000

    Maryland health exchange enrolls more than 50,000
    Almost 52,000 people have enrolled in health plans on the state's online insurance marketplace, which launched Nov. 15, exchange officials reported Friday. As of Dec. 4, 29,543 signed up for private plans on the exchange, created under the federal...
  • Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured

    Florida Hospital touts the benefits of Obamacare's help for the uninsured
    Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute. Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...
  • Hospitals launch campaign for ACA

    Hospitals launch campaign for ACA
    Florida Hospital and Orlando Health officials have teamed up for an Affordable Care Act educational campaign in hopes of persuading their uninsured patients get coverage at the federal health insurance marketplace. The goal is to eventually shift the...
  • Operating Profits Drop At State Hospitals: New Report

    Operating Profits Drop At State Hospitals: New Report
    Connecticut's acute-care hospitals saw gains from their operations tumble 35 percent in the last fiscal year, with seven of 29 hospitals reporting operating losses, according to a new state report. While hospitals still ended the year with $597...
  • Gov. McAuliffe reports that more than 4,000 Virginians received one-on-one help with ACA enrollment

    Gov. McAuliffe reports that more than 4,000 Virginians received one-on-one help with ACA enrollment
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe reported Monday that more than 4,000 Virginians received individual help with ACA federal marketplace health insurance enrollment in the first two weeks of the open enrollment period. Thousands more have visited the CoverVa.org web...
  • Blue Shield moves into Medicaid with Care 1st deal

    Blue Shield moves into Medicaid with Care 1st deal
    Looking to seize on the massive expansion of Medicaid, Blue Shield of California said it has agreed to acquire Monterey Park health plan Care 1st for an undisclosed sum. Until now, nonprofit Blue Shield hasn’t participated in Medi-Cal, the state&...
  • States focus on 'super-utilizers' to reduce Medicaid costs

    WASHINGTON In health policy circles, they are called "super-utilizers," but the name isn't meant to connote any special powers. Just the opposite. They are people whose complex medical problems make them disproportionately heavy users of expensive health...
  • One week remains for 2015 health insurance coverage

    Consumers have until Dec.15 to sign up for health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1, 2015, through the state's federally facilitated state marketplace. Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's state marketplaces opened in mid-November....
  • Family finances: health coverage do-over

    ByKimberly Lankford After a year of huge changes in the health care world, now is your opportunity to step back and figure out whether you made the right choices. If you had any nasty surprises when using your policy -- say, you discovered that your...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Coming Obamacare battle has risk for all sides

    Albert R. Hunt: Coming Obamacare battle has risk for all sides
    As President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans profess to search for common ground, both sides are preparing to lob grenades: the president with an executive action on immigration, the new Congress by making the repeal of Obamacare one of its...