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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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  • Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit

    Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit
    Did you know that the Affordable Care Act may be the single most important anti-smoking initiative in the country?  Of course not. That's because Obamacare's supposed friends, the Democrats, have been too craven to talk about its benefits, while its...
  • Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians

    Senate may consider health coverage for low-income Floridians
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, left open the possibility Wednesday that his chamber will consider an expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians. Gardiner described as "intriguing" a proposal that would...
  • Little fuss as businesses comply with new mandate

    Little fuss as businesses comply with new mandate
    After years of heartache and hand-wringing, the Affordable Care Act's infamous employer mandate has become reality with hardly a whimper. "We got it all together, and we moved on," said Jim Fris, chief operating officer of PJW Restaurant Group, the...
  • 86,000 In Connecticut Now Signed Up For Obamacare

    About 86,000 people are slated to receive private insurance coverage through Connecticut's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, as of Jan. 1, acting CEO Jim Wadleigh said Wednesday. Of those, about 66,000 are people who currently have coverage...
  • Sentara Norfolk General celebrates 25 years of heart transplants

    The 25-year-old heart transplant program at Sentara Norfolk General celebrated its 356th patient transplant this month. At a recent gathering of 30 transplant recipients, Carey McGrath of Courtland marked 24 years since his operation. He returned to...
  • Health exchange enrolls more than 136,000 before December deadline

    Health exchange enrolls more than 136,000 before December deadline
    About 136,685 people enrolled in policies through the state's health exchange as of the Dec. 18 deadline for coverage beginning Jan. 1, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown reported Friday. The exchange was created under the Affordable Care...
  • Local hospitals dinged by Medicare

    Local hospitals dinged by Medicare
    Hospitals run by the Lehigh Valley's biggest health care providers have been penalized by the federal government because patients developed preventable complications while being treated at their facilities. Lehigh Valley Hospital's Salisbury,...
  • What's the bang for our health exchange buck?

    What's the bang for our health exchange buck?
    The article, "Health exchange enrolls over 100,000 people" (Dec. 17), was informative, and I hope reporter Meredith Cohn has a follow up. There are lots of numbers in the article but not enough to answer the question: So just how much did it cost for...
  • Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge

    Obama Faces Rising States' Rights Challenge
    Scott Pruitt enjoyed owning a AAA baseball team in Oklahoma City, but he is having as much fun as Oklahoma's attorney general, and one of the Obama administration's most tenacious tormentors. The second existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act...
  • Financial decisions young adults can make to usher in a prosperous New Year

    The holidays are usually not the time when you want to tackle money chores. But doing a little financial housekeeping could be the best gift you give yourself this year. Where to focus your attention will depend on your own circumstances, but here's a...
  • Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums

     Small employers grapple with rising health insurance premiums
    Chicago-based YJT Solutions isn't required to offer health insurance to its 35 employees, but it does. In fact, it covers 100 percent of its workers' individual costs. But that rare act of generosity by the information technology services company was...