The new year brought relief for Americans who previously had no health insurance or were stuck in poor plans, but it also led to confusion after the troubled rollout of the federal health care reforms sent a crush of late applications to overloaded government agencies.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?
The law’s major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a real risk of more nerve-wracking coverage disruptions.
Thousands of Iowans who applied for health insurance through the federal government website may not have coverage on Jan. 1 because of a delay in paperwork.
Ten months to next year’s midterm elections, Democrats and Republicans are battling each other on which issues will define 2014.
Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama’s dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law — and Democratic challengers may need to respond with a popular cause.
A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government’s rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new signs of life for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange.
A recent Gallup poll indicates that the Affordable Care Act is an especially polarizing piece of legislation among Americans.
Judge Blocks Gov’t From Forcing 4 Okla. Religious Schools To Abide By Obamacare’s Birth Control Mandate
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the government from forcing four Oklahoma religious schools to abide by the federal health care law’s mandate that their insurance coverage include access to the morning-after pill and similar contraceptives.
He won’t use it, and he didn’t actually sign up for it himself, but President Barack Obama has enrolled for health coverage through the new insurance exchanges.