Ten states — seven of them controlled by Republicans — hold the key to whether the Obama administration succeeds at signing up 6 million people for health care under the Affordable Care Act by the deadline of March 31. Those large states account for nearly 30 million uninsured — almost two-thirds of the nation’s 47 million uninsured. Continue reading
Photo by Flickr user jsrcyclist As key measures in the Affordable Care Act go into effect Jan. 1, Walgreens is jumping to grab any and all newly insured Americans as customers. The drugstore and pharmacy chain announced Monday that they … Continue reading
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Breaking News Video by ABC News President Barack Obama isn’t the only person feeling the heat from HealthCare.gov’s troubles. The woman, whose smile greeted the website’s visitors, told ABC News’ “Good Morning America” … Continue reading
NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson reports on the surprising disparity in pricing for generic drugs. Generics, generally thought to be cheap, can actually vary widely in price from pharmacy to pharmacy, causing some to skip medications altogether.
Sometimes it’s newsworthy when things work the way they’re supposed to. The AP reports that Kentucky’s new health care exchange website had a flawless launch this month, enabling 26,000 residents to buy insurance. “We’ve had sort-of a perfect roll-out in … Continue reading
Video by Associated Press Updated 5:00 p.m. The White House hired President Barack Obama’s adviser Jeffrey Zients to help fix the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance website, spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday. WASHINGTON — Crammed into conference rooms with pizza … Continue reading
As we reported in the Morning Line: President Barack Obama will address glitches with the online health insurance marketplace on Monday, fresh off a weeks-long battle over government funding and raising the debt limit that saw congressional Republicans make repeated … Continue reading
Obama administration: You'll have to get coverage by Valentine's Day to avoid penalties for being uninsured: http://t.co/89f3hw8uO0 — The Associated Press (@AP) October 9, 2013