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Survey: Uninsured Rate Hit New Low in 2014

The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama’s overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.

02/24/2015

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GOP Congressman Brushes Off Criticism For Health Care Vote

Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine joined Reps. Bob Dold of Illinois and John Katko of New York to become the only three Republicans to vote against a proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

02/06/2015

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Poll: Most Americans Want Health Aid Restored If Supreme Court Kills Subsidies

A poll by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation says more than 6 in 10 would want Congress to restore the assistance.

01/28/2015

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Hard-Line Conservatives, GOP Establishment Battle How To Use Budget Against Obamacare

Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law.

01/19/2015

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Study: Fewer Struggle With Medical Costs As Coverage Grows

Not only do more Americans have health insurance, but the number struggling with medical costs has dropped since President Barack Obama’s health care law expanded coverage, according to a study released Thursday.

01/15/2015

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Health Care Expert: Taxpayers Lose Under Obamacare, Lobbyists Won

Author Steven Brill says that healthcare is now far more accessible for Americans under the Affordable Care Act, but that Washington lobbyists have actually made the system more expensive for consumers while boosting medical and pharmaceutical company profits.

01/05/2015

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No Health Insurance? Penalties to Rise in 2015

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

12/30/2014

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Being Uninsured In America Will Cost More In 2015

Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015.

12/29/2014

Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama's health care law, the insurance industry says it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for January. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Insurers Ease Back Obamacare Deadline

Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama’s health care law, the insurance industry says it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for January.

12/16/2014

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42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

12/11/2014

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