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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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  • Women's Health still critical

    There are numerous threats to the American economy from outside our borders but the biggest threat may come from within. America has been the world's largest economy for more than a century and, increasingly, women are the driving force in our economic...
  • Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?

    Why did it take 7 months to learn Blue Shield lost tax-exempt status?
    Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California and state tax authorities both came under fire for not disclosing seven months ago a landmark decision taking away the insurer's tax-exempt status, which had been in place since 1939. The Times first...
  • Taking the pulse of Obama's health care law at age 5

    WASHINGTON With more than 50 congressional repeal votes, a near-death Supreme Court experience and a botched marketplace debut to its credit, the Affordable Care Act has had a tortured five-year existence as the Republican Party's legislative enemy No. 1....
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • Hundreds rally for Medicaid expansion at Missouri Capitol

    Hundreds of people rallied at the Missouri Capitol on Thursday to call on lawmakers to expand Medicaid eligibility for low-income adults, despite resistance from Republican leaders who have called the issue a nonstarter. The roughly 300 people —...
  • Poll: Public unaware Obama's health law is again in jeopardy

    With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama's health care law, a new poll finds many Americans have heard nothing about the case. But when the potential fallout is explained, most say it would hurt...
  • Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House

    Senate budget plan creates $5B gap with House
    TALLAHASSEE — In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals....
  • Government's anti-health-care-fraud efforts paying off; billions recovered

    Government's anti-health-care-fraud efforts paying off; billions recovered
    Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services have announced more than $27.8 billion in returns from joint efforts to combat health-care fraud. The administration has recovered $7.70 for every dollar spent to fight health care-related fraud and...
  • Speak Out

    With the recent passing of Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso, legends in baseball, it would be most appropriate to have a U.S. postage stamp bearing their likeness. In the annals of history, I'm not sure if there were any former baseball players gracing a...
  • Oregon abolishes its hopelessly bungled health insurance exchange

    Oregon abolishes its hopelessly bungled health insurance exchange
    A bill dissolving Cover Oregon, the state's dysfunctional health insurance exchange, has been signed by Gov. Kate Brown. The measure, which had bipartisan support, transfers responsibilities for the Oregon exchange to the state Department of Consumer...
  • Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall

    Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall
    As the Supreme Court considers the fate of government subsidies to millions of consumers receiving coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a nonpartisan budget analysis found Monday that projected costs of President Obama's signature healthcare program...