In January, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to open up the federal health insurance marketplace for three months as of Feb. 15 so uninsured people can buy a plan and those who want to change their marketplace coverage…
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
"Long haulers” — patients with lingering effects of COVID-19 — have joined the ranks of Americans with preexisting conditions.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
In Georgia, a new health insurance proposal could upend the Affordable Care Act exchange. While proponents see the changes as a way to increase health insurance enrollment, critics warn that tens of thousands of Georgians could lose healthcare coverage. NewsHour…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Health care is a top 2020 political issue. Democratic candidates are debating whether to build upon the Affordable Care Act, or 'Obamacare,' or replace it with Medicare for All. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to dismantle the ACA entirely. As millions…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The bigger problem for Democrats is that two messages — fundamentally reshaping the nation's health care system versus defending Obama's popular law — divide the party as it tries grabbing control of Congress in this fall's elections.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
It would be another shot at further undermining the Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by the GOP-led Congress to repeal and replace the law, as President Donald Trump has demanded.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low.
By Lisa Desjardins
In the Senate chamber, Republicans released a final health care proposal and announced a vote would be just two hours away. At midnight. Once that voting started, the minute-to-minute drama was riveting.
By Lisa Desjardins
Senate Republican leaders had hoped to start the voting process for the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Wednesday. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pulled the 142-page bill — which would make sweeping changes to Medicaid and the Affordable…
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