Affordable Care Act

HealthCare.gov Website

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

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Being Uninsured In America Will Cost More In 2015 (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA

A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.

12/10/2014

GOP's Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

GOP’s Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare

One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”

12/09/2014

Courtroom

Obamacare Lawsuit: Dems Used Unconstitutional Process To Get Overhaul Through Congress

Democrats used an unconstitutional amendment process to get President Barack Obama’s signature health care overhaul through Congress, opponents of the law told a federal appeals court Tuesday in one of the latest legal challenges to the act.

12/03/2014

HealthCare.gov Website

Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At Malls

The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.

11/26/2014

HealthCare.gov Website

Some States Imposing Fees On Obamacare Plans Sold On Marketplaces

The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.

11/24/2014

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