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Sunday, Aug 28, 2016

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers...

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Study: DC Residents Wait Weeks for Mental Health Care

Study: DC Residents Wait Weeks for Mental Health Care

People who are insured through D.C.’s three largest exchanges may struggle to get a mental health appointment -- or even get a psychiatrist’s office on the phone, according to a study.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Obamacare Posts Respectable Sign-Up Season

Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration. About 12.7 million...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015

UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

Experts are divided over Thursday’s news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from health exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation, NBC News reported. The company...

Sunday, Feb 15, 2015

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed, officials say.

Tuesday, Dec 30, 2014

Cost of Being Uninsured to Rise in 2015

Cost of Being Uninsured to Rise in 2015

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people, The Associated Press reported. For 2014, the fine was the greater of $95 per person or 1 percent of household...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Appeals Court Hears Health Care Tax Credit Case

Appeals Court Hears Health Care Tax Credit Case

A lawyer for four Virginia residents has asked a federal appeals court to invalidate tax credits for people who buy insurance through a federal exchange under President Barack Obama's health care reform law.

Friday, May 2, 2014

About 216K in Va. Sign Up Under Health Overhaul

About 216K in Va. Sign Up Under Health Overhaul

Federal officials say roughly 216,350 Virginians picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama's health care law.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare exchanges. If you procrastinated, or if you're just wondering what happens next, here's what you need to know...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's basketball tournament title game. The nation’s first basketball fan filled out his bracket in his...