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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

How GOP Plans to Make Health Care Plan Into Law: Analysis

How GOP Plans to Make Health Care Plan Into Law: Analysis

After more than 60 votes and seven years of promises, Republicans offered their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Now, the real work begins. Republicans must navigate a...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017

9.2 Million Signed Up for Obamacare in 2017

9.2 Million Signed Up for Obamacare in 2017

Facing higher premiums, less choice and a last-minute advertising pullback, fewer people signed up for coverage this year through HealthCare.gov, according to data from a preliminary government report...

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

Insurers Mull Exit From Exchanges or Price Hikes

Insurers Mull Exit From Exchanges or Price Hikes

The Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges have become too risky for major health insurers, and that's creating further doubt about coverage options consumers might have next year.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017

Repeal of Health Law Could Mean Women Pay More For Less

Repeal of Health Law Could Mean Women Pay More For Less

From a return to higher premiums based on gender, to gaps in coverage for birth control and breast pumps, experts say women could end up paying more for less if the Obama-era health care law is repealed. The...

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

Tuesday Night Is Deadline for Obamacare Coverage

Tuesday Night Is Deadline for Obamacare Coverage

Overnight Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for coverage under the federal health care law. Even if the ultimate fate of Obamacare is uncertain, there's been no change for this year.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017

GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan Would Grant States More Power

GOP Obamacare Replacement Plan Would Grant States More Power

Republican senators introduced a partial replacement to the Affordable Care Act on Monday that would let states keep some aspects of the Obamacare law while eliminating the mandate requiring citizens to...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

About 18 million people would lose or drop their health insurance in the first year after Obamacare is repealed, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. The nonpartisan federal agency also found that...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

Obama to Urge Young Adults to Sign Up For Health Care

Obama to Urge Young Adults to Sign Up For Health Care

President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial security...

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.