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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The plans would come with a disclaimer that they don't meet the Affordable Care Act's consumer protections, such as guaranteed coverage, or the requirement to offer robust benefits.
By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
With all states now reporting, ACA plan enrollment ticked downward this year, a report out Wednesday shows, but states running their own marketplaces saw slight gains and did better than those relying on the federal exchange.
By Laura Santhanam
The messy months-long debate over funding that shut down the government in January now entangles community health clinics, which serve one out of 12 Americans.
Enrollment in health care sharing ministries has soared since the Affordable Care Act was passed. But unlike the ACA or employer-provided insurance, these ministries have little, if any government oversight, no guarantee of solvency and can deny claims that traditional…
The new rule would make it easier for groups, or associations, to sponsor health plans that don't have to meet all consumer protection and benefit requirements of the Obama law. Those requirements improve coverage, but also raise premiums.
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
Voters in Maine overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid to most low-income adults -- that's at least 70,000 residents who stand to gain health insurance. But the law's fate is still unclear because Gov. Paul LePage says lawmakers…
By PBS NewsHour
The sweeping tax bill passed by Congress on Wednesday extends beyond what you file with the IRS. It also affects American health care by repealing Obamacare's so-called individual mandate. John Yang learns more from Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News…
A deadline burst of sign-ups after a tumultuous year for the Obama health law has revealed continued demand for the program’s subsidized individual health plans.
By Marcy Gordon and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul.
These are just some of the millions of Americans across the country who, faced with a Dec. 15 deadline for enrollment, are confronting the imperfect realities of the Affordable Care Act and the efforts to dismantle it.
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