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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

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

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

HealthCare.gov Website

New Gruber Video: ‘Just Almost Awesome In Its Evilness’ States Turning Down Help To Cover Poor People

CBS News has uncovered a new video where economist Jonathan Gruber, a consultant who helped the White House craft the Affordable Care Act, says that states who opposed the Medicaid expansion in Obamacare are “not interested in covering poor people.”

11/21/2014

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Sen. Paul Demands Investigation Into Obamacare Consultant Who Called American Voters Stupid

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling for an investigation into a consultant who was paid nearly $400,000 by the Obama administration for his work on the Affordable Care Act.

11/18/2014

HealthCare.gov Website

States Working To Fix Hobbled Obamacare Websites

The state that served as a template for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act had so much trouble coordinating with the federal government that it became a model of another sort: ineptitude.

11/17/2014

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

Things to Know: Health Insurance Enrollment in Va.

Here are some things to know with the second round of enrollment kicking off in Virginia.

11/15/2014

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Court Rejects Obamacare Contraception Challenge From Religious Groups

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president’s health care law.

11/14/2014

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‘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

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Md. Reports 9,000 Browse for Health Care Plans

About 9,000 people have begun shopping for health insurance plans on the state’s newly designed health care exchange website, which opened over the weekend, state officials said Monday.

11/10/2014

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