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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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  • Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1

    Up to 250,000 Virginians need to change individual health plans to be ACA-compliant on Jan. 1
    Virginians who renewed their health plans early last year to avoid a January 2014 deadline requiring compliance with the Affordable Care Act are running out of time. Renewals for 2015 coverage must comply with 10 minimum benefits mandated by the ACA, such...
  • Drug, medical device companies paid billions to U.S. physicians, hospitals in 2013: data

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in the last five months of 2013, according to the most extensive data trove on such payments ever made public. The...
  • Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit

    Quinn embraces Obamacare ahead of president's fundraising visit
    Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t especially visible when Illinois residents were signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage last year, but on Tuesday he called getting people health coverage the “mission of a lifetime.” Three things have...
  • Positive Obamacare news, spun for the GOP

    Positive Obamacare news, spun for the GOP
    So far one of the most maddening aspects of Obamacare is the law's stubborn refusal to irreparably destroy America. We were promised malevolent death panels, grandmothers expiring while waiting in blockslong lines outside hospitals and the complete...
  • Republicans grill federal officials ahead of 2nd Obamacare enrollment period

    WASHINGTON Two months before the second enrollment period begins to purchase health insurance through the online marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act, Congress is asking if it's going to go more smoothly this year. The federal website,...
  • Why the GOP may not take the Senate

    Why the GOP may not take the Senate
    There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections. The careful statistical models keep gyrating on the question of whether Republicans will win control of the Senate...
  • Eastern Pennsylvania and Allegheny County lead Obamacare enrollments statewide

    Eastern Pennsylvania and Allegheny County lead Obamacare enrollments statewide
    Looking to enroll people in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, government and volunteer agencies headed to the state's population centers. The effort paid off. Newly released data on enrollment of individuals who signed up during the...
  • Factbox: Obamacare could see second wave of Medicaid expansion

    (Reuters) - One of the most highly contentious Obamacare programs, which calls on states to expand their publicly-funded healthcare for the poor, could see a second wave of participation by U.S. states later this year or early in 2015, according to...
  • Top U.S. health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top health adviser on Monday called for an end to partisan bickering over Obamacare, saying the public and businesses are sending a clear message to Washington that it is time to move on with implementing...
  • U.S. government health agency sees 25 percent increase in Obamacare insurers

    (Reuters) - The number of insurers offering individual health plans on the Obamacare exchanges will increase about 25 percent in 2015 and that should keep down prices, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday in a report. More...
  • The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'

    The ugly surprise of out-of-network doctors and 'balance billing'
    The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal offered an important lesson in healthcare economics over the weekend that's a must-read for anyone about to undergo a major medical procedure. Rosenthal's piece explored how charges from out-of-network providers...