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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Report: Small group accounts for 11 percent of hospital admissions

    Report: Small group accounts for 11 percent of hospital admissions
    Three percent of patients hospitalized in Pennsylvania in fiscal 2014 were "super-utilizers" — people admitted five or more times in a year, according to a new report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. Those 21,308...
  • 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...
  • Governors: No clear plan if health care subsidies fall

    Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in...
  • 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...
  • Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

    The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow with nearly $4 billion in spending, but the region still lags in key measures of educational, economic and physical well-being, according to a new study....
  • 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...
  • Health enrollment centers sign up last minute consumers

    Despite drizzling weather, people seeking health insurance under the Affordable Care Act streamed into some Texas enrollment centers Sunday, the final day they could sign up this year. Enrollment SA, a coalition of San Antonio health professionals,...
  • Volunteers help with health care sign-ups at ACA deadline

     Volunteers help with health care sign-ups at ACA deadline
    On the last day to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act before emergency room fees would kick in, Orange and Osceola residents had the opportunity to sign up at two events organized by Working America and Rep. Alan Grayson. "We have made...
  • Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial

    Add health coverage, fill budget hole: Editorial
    Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposal may have sprung a leak this week. A top federal health official said the Obama administration was not planning to pony up $1.3 billion next year, which Scott had banked on, to extend a program that reimburses hospitals in...