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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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  • Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion

    Koch brothers group attacks Gardiner, Senate over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Americans for Prosperity, the free-market advocacy group financed by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, is going on the attack. The group sent mail ads Monday to the districts of Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-...
  • Medicaid expansion enrollment soars; waiver hurdle remains

    Mary Amick went 15 years without health insurance while working a minimum-wage job at a small country store outside Coldwater. She sometimes visited a free clinic but mostly put off addressing her medical ailments, needing to buy food and pay utility...
  • Comer: Kentucky's Medicaid enrollments not sustainable

    Kentucky can't sustain the cost of expanded Medicaid enrollments under the federal Affordable Care Act and needs to cut the rolls, Republican gubernatorial hopeful James Comer said Monday while promoting his health care plan. Speaking to a group that...
  • Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors

    Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors
    Allen Smith, a nurse practitioner, needed more than medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to open a primary care practice in Bethlehem. He had to find a doctor to sponsor him. That was easier said than done. Many doctors, it turned out, were...
  • Report: 15 rural Kentucky hospitals in danger of closing

    One minute before midnight Tuesday, the only hospital in Fulton County will close its doors for good, forcing the county's roughly 6,000 people to drive to Tennessee for emergencies and signaling the end of 190 jobs and about 12 percent of the city of...
  • One way to rescue Illinois: Listen to Lurie Children's Hospital

    One way to rescue Illinois: Listen to Lurie Children's Hospital
    Hospitals, along with many health and social service providers around Illinois, would take a body blow in Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. On the list: Rauner wants a $735 million slash in Medicaid reimbursements...
  • Gardiner touts non-Obamacare health-insurance proposal

    Gardiner touts non-Obamacare health-insurance proposal
    TALLAHASSEE  --  Pointing to a need to provide affordable health care to low-income residents, Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, sent a memo to senators touting a plan that would set up a new state marketplace for insurance coverage. The memo...
  • Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints

     Insurer lowers cost of HIV treatments after discrimination complaints
    Coventry Health Care is lowering the cost of HIV and AIDS drugs after the insurer's prices — more than $1,000 per month on some plans sold in Illinois — drew complaints of discrimination from patient advocates. Advocates have said Coventry...
  • Palm Beach County makes Top 10 in health rankings

    Palm Beach County makes Top 10 in health rankings
    Lookin' fit and fine, Palm Beach County. You're in the Top 10. The 2015 annual County Health Rankings, released March 25, scored Palm Beach County 10th among Florida's 67 counties on factors that predict how healthy a community will be in the future....
  • High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

    High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up
    Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there's a new problem: Even insurers think it's unaffordable. Life insurance firms...
  • Senate endorses compromise Medicaid expansion plan

    Montana senators endorsed a Republican's compromise Medicaid expansion bill Friday after voting to blast it out of committee and onto the floor earlier in the week. Senators endorsed the amended measure 28-22 on Friday after more than 90 minutes of...