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Health Dec 21Despite rising premiums and GOP threat of repeal, 6.4 million people signed up for Obamacare so far
But it's too early for supporters of the Affordable Care Act to say "I told you so."…
Health Dec 09‘Protect Our Care’ group plans to push back against repeal of health law
Supporters of the 2010 health care law will launch a political coalition Friday to block its repeal. They're targeting Republican lawmakers whose constituents may now be at risk of losing health insurance.
Health Dec 07If Republicans repeal Obamacare but stall to replace it, this study predicts millions would be uninsured
The plan is for Congress to first use a special budget-related procedure to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, next year. The effective date of that repeal would be delayed by months or years to give…
Health Nov 27What Trump can learn from Obama’s rough ride on health care
President Barack Obama took on the problems of a lack of access to health care and high cost, but he and Democrats paid a political price.
Nation Nov 16Early sign-ups for health care law are steady, but no surge
A little more than 1 million people renewed health coverage or signed up for the first time through HealthCare.gov around the start of open enrollment.
Health Nov 03Progress stalls in Americans signing up for health insurance under Obamacare, study says
Since the health care law's big coverage expansion in 2014, millions have gained coverage each year. Now the pattern appears to be changing.
Health Oct 28Americans may find less choice in health insurance in 2017, analysis says
With insurance notices for 2017 in the mail, families are already facing difficult choices, even weighing whether to stay covered.
Nation Oct 24Obama administration announces double-digit premium hikes for Affordable Care Act
Healthcare premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday.
Health Oct 19White House aims for 13.8 million health care sign-ups this season
Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set its goals for the president's final health care sign-up season.
Health Oct 14Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors’ pay
Medicare on Friday unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it compensates doctors and other clinicians.