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Things to Know About D.C.’s Health Exchange

The latest round of open enrollment begins Nov. 15 for the District of Columbia’s locally run health insurance marketplace. Here are some things to know about the state of health insurance in the District.

11/14/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Premiums Likely To Rise For Millions Who Don’t Switch Obamacare Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said […]

11/14/2014

File photo of prescription contraceptives. (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives Rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs.

11/14/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pelosi Says She Doesn’t Know Obamacare Architect, Despite Touting His Work In 2009

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.

11/13/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘People Are Going To Be In For A Shock': Penalty For Uninsured Not Signing Up For Obamacare To More Than Triple

Americans will see their bank accounts shrink if they don’t sign up for Obamacare in its second enrollment season.

11/12/2014

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Axelrod: Room For Compromise With GOP On Obamacare

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA.

11/11/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said there is a disconnect between President Barack Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.” (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Dem Senator On Obama: ‘People Just Don’t Believe He Cares’

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said there is a disconnect between President Obama and the American people in which many “just don’t believe he cares.”

11/07/2014

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Healthcare.gov Gets Cybersecurity Upgrades Ahead Of Nov. 15 Open Enrollment

Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

11/06/2014

Cruz Says ‘Under No Circumstances’ Will He Challenge McConnell For Majority Leader

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismissed claims that he would contest Sen. Mitch McConnell for the Republican Senate majority position, despite very differing views between the two GOP senators on the Affordable Care Act, immigration and threats of another government shutdown.

11/05/2014

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Maryland to Keep Testing Health Exchange Website

Maryland’s information technology secretary says the state will be testing how well its revamped health exchange website can handle thousands of users over different periods of time.

10/21/2014

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