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Mar 31, 2014

Glitches in Online Health Exchange Created Under ACA

Glitches in Online Health Exchange Created Under ACA

The online health exchange created under the Affordable Care Act is on course for its scheduled launch date on Oct. 1. But there might be a few glitches when the system is introduced to the public.

Mar 31, 2014

"I Will Not Negotiate": Obama on Affordable Care Act

"I Will Not Negotiate": Obama on Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to fight Republican attempts to defund the Affordable Care Act, speaking in front of a cheering crowd at a Maryland community college five days before new...

Mar 31, 2014

Officials Detail Costs of Health Insurance on Exchanges

Officials Detail Costs of Health Insurance on Exchanges

New information released by the Obama administration details how much some some of the health insurance plans offered through the new online exchanges will cost. The report reveals a range of plans offered...

Mar 31, 2014

For Medicare Recipients, Online Exchanges Don't Apply

For Medicare Recipients, Online Exchanges Don't Apply

Seniors and the disabled, who are signed up for Medicare and concerned about the start of online health exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act, will not have too much to worry about once the law goes into...

Mar 31, 2014

State Health Insurance Exchanges Can Survive Gov't Shutdown

State Health Insurance Exchanges Can Survive Gov't Shutdown

U.S. State Department officials responsible for the launch of the Affordable Care Act's new state-based insurance exchanges say they have access to funds in case of a government shutdown on

Mar 31, 2014

Affordable Care Act's Role in Slowing Health Costs Debated

Affordable Care Act's Role in Slowing Health Costs Debated

Health cost growth has slowed in recent years and some are crediting the Affordable Care Act for that, including President Barack Obama. But some experts say the lower rates are due to the economy and...

Mar 31, 2014

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: GOP Aims to Block Health Law to Fund Government

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: GOP Aims to Block Health Law to Fund Government

Congress and President Barack Obama are heading towards a budget showdown, as the government will run out of money at the end of September. Republicans have proposed blocking the Affordable Care Act – in...

Sep 19, 2013

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: 4 Million to Sign Up For Insurance

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: 4 Million to Sign Up For Insurance

A survey of financial investors showed that Wall Street believes at least 4 million Americans will sign up for health insurance through the newly created online exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act. That

Sep 17, 2013

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: Insurance Will Cost Less Than $100 a Month

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: Insurance Will Cost Less Than $100 a Month

A new report to be released Tuesday by the Department of Health and Human Services reveals that millions of Americans without health insurance will likely pay less than $100 a month once they are able to sign up...

Sep 16, 2013

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: ACA Unpopular Among Americans

Affordable Care Act Round-Up: ACA Unpopular Among Americans

As Oct. 1 approaches when open enrollment begins under the Affordable Care Act, a new poll conducted by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal shows that a large number of Americans do not approve of the...

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