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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, exclude certain contraceptives from workers' insurance coverage, says a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected on Monday. In one of the...
  • Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare

    Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare
    Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act. I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
  • Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'

    Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'
    The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Friday declaring that 76 million Americans with private insurance became eligible for more preventive services with no out-of-pocket fees as a result of the 2010 healthcare law, the Patient...
  • I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.

    I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.
    Back in May, the right-wing Heritage Foundation launched the Daily Signal, which it said would be a paragon of nonpartisan "just true, straight-down-the-middle journalism."   I placed this in the you-gotta-be-kidding-me category. And this week, the...
  • Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'

    Peninsula group promotes 'Coverage to Care'
    More than 8 million Americans bought private health insurance for 2014 through the state marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act at the urging of the Department of Health and Human Services. Now the federal agency is pushing to translate that...
  • Ex-Bush lawyer says House GOP right on McAuliffe powers

    House of Delegates Republicans have spent $25,000 in state funds to hire a Washington lawyer who says their view that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can't unilaterally expand Medicaid is correct, as the battle over using Obamacare funds to cover low-income...
  • Can we finally agree that Obamacare is working?

    At the end of a war, some people will remain holed up in the trees, thinking they can still turn the tide of a lost cause. Increasingly, that's the best description of the anti-Obamacare dead-enders, including congressional Republicans, who continue to...
  • Corbett attracts private insurers to proposed hybrid Medicaid plan

    Corbett administration officials hoping that a competitive field of health insurance companies bidding for business under the governor's alternative Medicaid expansion plan will impress federal regulators. The governor's office announced Friday that at...
  • Kaiser: More Than Half Who Bought Individual Health Plans On Exchanges Were Previously Uninsured

    More than half of the people who bought individual health insurance plans on exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act were previously uninsured, according to a new survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a health policy group. The survey found: &#...
  • California probes Obamacare doctor networks at Anthem and Blue Shield

    California probes Obamacare doctor networks at Anthem and Blue Shield
    California regulators are investigating whether Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California have violated state law in connection to patients struggling to find doctors under Obamacare. Officials at the California Department of Managed Health Care...
  • Ballot measure won't disrupt Obamacare in California, backers say

    In response to concerns raised by California's health exchange, backers of a statewide ballot measure on health insurance rate regulation insisted Thursday that the measure would not disrupt how Obamacare works in the state. Consumer groups and...