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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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  • Inmates signing up for Obamacare: Dart

    Inmates signing up for Obamacare: Dart
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, attempting to cope with what he says is a growing mental health crisis among inmates at the county jail, said up to 9,000 people who have been incarcerated have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act...
  • Obamacare at center of debate over California health insurance initiative

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. As state insurance commissioner, Dave Jones has the power to regulate rates for car and homeowner insurance. He can halt an insurer's proposed increase if the company can't justify the higher cost. Health insurance is another matter....
  • Floridians to get health-care refund

    Floridians to get health-care refund
    Nearly 1 million Floridians enrolled in insurance through the Affordable Care Act can expect refunds averaging $65 because of a part of the law that requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of their money paying for health care, the U.S....
  • Obamacare loses some of its campaign punch for Republicans

    Obamacare loses some of its campaign punch for Republicans
    Six months ago, a House Republican campaign official listed the top three issues that would propel the party's candidates to victory in the midterm election: "Obamacare, Obamacare, Obamacare." It was a strategy that worked well in 2010, when GOP...
  • Consumers asked to verify income, other information � or risk losing subsidies for health insurance

    MIAMI Luis Martinez of Hialeah survived two heart attacks during the more than 10 years that he went without health insurance. So he was relieved to finally find coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchange in March, two weeks before the...
  • What happens when a state tries to make Obamacare work -- or not work

    There were signs almost from the start that the great unknown about the Affordable Care Act was how effectively individual states would implement the law. The question got more complicated after the Supreme Court turned one of the key provisions, the...
  • Dodd Recalls First Obamacare Vote 5 Years Ago

    Republicans and talk radio hosts have been blasting the Obamacare healthcare law relentlessly for five full years, but former U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd sees it differently. On the recent fifth anniversary of the first committee vote in favor of the...
  • Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance

    Problem Solver: Woman can't cancel Obamacare insurance
    Erin Carver had no trouble signing up for health insurance through the federal health insurance marketplacecreated under the Affordable Care Act. Canceling her policy, however, has been a bear. The Wheaton resident signed up online in late November,...
  • In California, good vital signs for Obamacare

    Two pieces of news this week illustrated how much progress California is making on one of the main goals of the 2010 federal healthcare law, extending coverage to the uninsured. A new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation estimated that the...
  • Obamacare: California details plan to cut Medi-Cal backlog to 350,000

    Obamacare: California details plan to cut Medi-Cal backlog to 350,000
    California will reduce the number of Medi-Cal applications it has pending under Obamacare by nearly half within six weeks, state officials pledged Monday. In a letter to the federal government's Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the...
  • California exchange's health insurance rates to increase 4% in 2015

    California exchange's health insurance rates to increase 4% in 2015
    Heading into the second year of Obamacare healthcare coverage, California officials said more than 1.2 million consumers in the state-run insurance exchange can expect modest price increases of 4.2% on average next year. Covered California on Thursday...