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A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that Americans say they support Affordable Care Act regulations that require health insurance companies in all states to cover a particular set of services (62%) and prohibit insurers in all states from ...
Centene Corp. reported better-than-expected earnings results on Tuesday, and credited growth in Obamacare customers as well as its acquisition of rival Health Net.
Answer: The fiasco that's been the Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "We're going to do something that's great," The Donald trumpeted when he endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan's now-dead bill to displace Obamacare. But Trumpcare ...
At Southwest News Media, we want to learn about our community's experience with the Affordable Care Act (also known as "Obamacare") and other forms of health insurance and access. No matter what your experience has been like - good, bad or simply ...
Someone asked me on twitter if health care premiums had spiked after Obamacare went into effect. That turns out to be a surprisingly hard question to answer.
Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., a co-chairman of the centrist group, and conservative Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., hashed out the outline of a compromise that would allow states to opt out of more Obamacare regulations while leaving them ...
On March 23, William B. Schultz, former general counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011-2016), discussed the complicated politics surrounding the Affordable Care Act and possible policy options for the next phase of the law's ...
(CNN) Congressional Republicans have privately proposed a funding bill that does not include money for the border wall, a Congressional source told CNN on Tuesday, a sign congressional Republicans are willing to buck the President to avoid a ...
both of whom opposed prior versions, indicated they will back the legislation once the new provisions are added to allow states to opt out of some Affordable Care Act consumer protections. While DesJarlais is a huge Trump supporter and was visibly torn ...
Some insurers already have bowed out of exchanges in other parts of the country, amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act. If Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois were to pull out, it would be a big deal: The insurer is the only ...
President Trump is poised to sign legislation preserving an Obamacare tax hike that could raise insurance premiums another 5 percent.
ROBERT LASZEWSKI: The poorest people who get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare's insurance exchanges, these are people that as an individual can make $12,000 a year to $24,000 a year.
Press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that the White House's priority on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare is to "get it done right" instead of rushing a bill through in order to meet a created deadline or claim a legislative victory.
The Affordable Care Act marketplace shows signs of stabilizing, but a lot depends on what happens next, according to two recent analyses of its first three years.
Kaiser and PPP agree precisely on support for Obamacare: it's at 47 percent. But they produce way different results on opposition: Kaiser has it at 46 percent and PPP has it at 31 percent.
If Congress fails to completely repeal Obamacare, we will have broken our promise to the American people. In our everyday lives we soon lose faith in those who tell us they will do one thing, and don't.
A former Ways and Means Committee aide says June will be a key month in the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. Many states pushed to June their deadlines for insurers participating in the healthcare exchanges to submit their rates for 2018.
Nestled within a centrist Republican proposal to replace Obamacare is a concept called auto-enrollment that aims to use the nudging principle, and proponents believe it would reduce the number of uninsured while gutting the unpopular individual mandate ...
Republicans simple message of repeal and replace seemed to get lost during their first attempt at overhauling the Obamacare health system through the American health care Act (AHCA). However, to finish off his first 100 days in office, President Trump ...
More than 300 people stood in the rain Sunday, to rally against proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act.progressive groups helped organize the town hall ...
Democrats have said they would not support legislation that ends federal subsidies to help low-income people buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. The health-care law was former Democratic President Barack ...
President Trump said Sunday morning that Democrats need "big money" to save Obamacare as he looks to use insurer payments as a bargaining chip in government spending talks.
The health insurance tax is the only Obamacare tax that will go into effect next year, and it will have a damaging impact if it does.
As House Republicans try to find common cause on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they may be ready to let states make the ultimate ...
But hospice wasn't offered, because, before the Affordable Care Act, children couldn't simultaneously receive both hospice and "curative" therapies.
But, shortly after the elections, when Congress started talking about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, Brassfield spoke out loud and clear - not just to her neighbors, not in a letter to the editor or a simple phone call to her ...
Flying home recently on a United black-eye red-eye to Los Angeles, I couldn't help but reflect on how the parallels between the airline industry and Big government go a long way to justifying Americans' contempt for both.
The failure of the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare represents a big victory for all kinds of citizens and interest groups that analyzed the proposed legislation and said no dice.
Republicans are considering giving Trump's Department of Health and Human Services less power over whether a state can opt out of health ins...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Insurers aren't quite ready to take their ball and go home when it comes to Obamacare. Initial filings from Virginia and Kentucky show that insurers are still contemplating offering Obamacare coverage in 2018, even amid continuing ...
Florida Blue leads the nation's Blue Cross companies, the backbone of many Affordable Care Act markets including Florida's, in a key measure of financial stabililty, according to a Standard & Poor's analysis.
In the Santa Clarita Valley, where hospitals and specialists were once few and far between, Teresa Savaikie said the Affordable Care Act helped keep her and her family from losing their home as she fought two, stage 3 colon cancer tumors. In the San ...
President Trump's budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, said Friday that the White House is offering Democrats money for key Obamacare payments in exchange for money to help fund the president's proposed border wall. "We'd offer them $1 of CSR payments for ...
John Nehls has learned to be resilient. Nearly three years ago he crashed into a truck riding his bicycle less than a mile from his home in Knoxville, Tennessee.
When President Donald Trump singled out Arizona's health-insurance rate increases as a symptom of the Affordable Care Act's ills, he might as well have described Avondale, Ariz., resident Samantha Smoker's situation. Smoker and her husband paid $1,400 ...
If the Affordable Care Act were a game, it would be Milton Bradley's Cold War-era creation, Time bomb. In the black-and-white TV commercial that lives forever on YouTube, Broadway comedian Stubby Kaye plays catch with adorable kids, except instead of a ...
Nearly four years after they opened, the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces, also known as exchanges, are not uniformly failing, as Mr. Trump claims.
Austin (KXAN) - Democrats in Washington could soon be back on the defense. Over the weekend, lawmakers will get an amendment to revive the GOP plan ...
The changes started in 2014, when two major Obamacare coverage provisions kicked in. That's when Medicaid expansion took effect and the Obamacare exchanges opened. Most uninsured veterans had incomes that would make them eligible either for ...
Cruz also commented on Obamacare, calling it "the biggest job killer in the country." He mentioned that the first effort in the House of Representatives to repeal Obamacare did not come to a "successful conclusion," but said Congress is "just getting ...
Oh the hypocrisy of it all. Our President Trump and his great unflinching supporter, our Congressional Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, promote repeal and replace Obamacare with a bill that would throw millions of American families, including ...
The Obamacare websites that allow customers to buy tax-subsidized insurance have markedly improved since they opened four years ago, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Partnership for women and Families.
A new political action committee founded by allies of President Donald Trump aims to bolster Republicans who supported a GOP leadership plan to repeal Obamacare that failed in late March. The group, America First Policies, launched a $3 million ad buy ...
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) claimed recently that Obamacare is "failing Wisconsin." My experience and the facts show it is serving Wisconsin well.


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