health care overhaul

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

President Barack Obama speaks  outside the Oval Office of the White House July 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

State Officials: 75K In Hawaii Have No Health Care

State officials say the rate of people without health insurance in Hawaii has dropped below 6 percent since the implementation of President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul.

07/21/2014

The law's major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a real risk of more nerve-wracking coverage disruptions.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama’s Troubled Health Care Law at Crossroads Heading Into New Year

The law’s major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a real risk of more nerve-wracking coverage disruptions.

12/31/2013

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Christie: Health Care Overhaul A ‘Failure’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is a “failure” and predicts it “will not succeed — it just won’t.”

11/18/2013

The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law. (Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Administration: Personal Info Used Only For Health Care Purposes

The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law.

10/26/2013

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Longtime Supporters Of Health Care Overhaul, Some Unions Frustrated By New Unexpected Costs

Some labor unions that initially backed President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are now frustrated and angry about what they say are unexpected consequences of the plan that could hurt their members.

05/24/2013

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D.C. Officials Dispute Study on Health Overhaul

A study that shows medical claims costs will increase by more than 50 percent for District of Columbia residents under the federal health care overhaul is inaccurate in part because it dramatically overstates the number of city residents who lack insurance, district officials said Tuesday.

03/26/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ex-Obama Advisers Seek Health Care Cost Control

Some of President Barack Obama’s former advisers are proposing major changes aimed at controlling health care costs as political uncertainty hovers over his health law.

09/02/2012

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O’Malley Praises Court Ruling On Health Care

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.

06/28/2012

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Millions Still Go Without Insurance If Law Passes

One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama’s health care overhaul isn’t who the law will cover, but rather who it won’t. If it survives Supreme court scrutiny, the landmark overhaul will expand coverage to about 30 million uninsured people, according to government figures. But an estimated 26 million Americans will remain without coverage — a population that’s roughly the size of Texas and includes illegal immigrants and those who can’t afford to pay out-of-pocket for health insurance.

06/19/2012

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