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Insurance Companies Ordered To Stop Denying Gender-Reassignment Surgery In D.C.

District of Columbia officials are announcing new steps to protect transgender residents from discrimination in health care.

02/27/2014

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act -- but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his opinion to himself.  (Via Facebook)

Will Ferrell Blasted With Negative Comments For Facebook Health Care Pitch

Comedian and actor Will Ferrell took to Facebook to encourage people to GgetCovered with healthcare through the Affordable Care Act — but thousands of Facebook users encouraged Ferrell to keep his political opinion to himself.

02/26/2014

Four years after the law’s passage, the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular with the American public, with a majority (53 percent) of U.S. adults saying they disapprove of President Obama’s signature health care legislation. credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Governors: ‘Obamacare’ Here to Stay

The explosive politics of health care have divided the nation, but America’s governors, Republicans and Democrats alike, suggest that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay.

02/23/2014

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25 Charged in Largest Medicaid Fraud Bust in D.C. History

Federal authorities say 25 people have been charged in a wide-ranging scheme to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicaid payments from the District of Columbia government.

02/20/2014

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Md. Lawmaker Wants Probe of Exchange Procurement

A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state’s defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange’s board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.

02/11/2014

The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We’re Smoothing Out This Transition’ With Latest Obamacare Delay

President Barack Obama says he’s giving mid-size businesses more time to comply with his health care law because the goal is not to punish anyone.

02/11/2014

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Backup Plan for Maryland Health Exchange Gets Final OK

The Maryland Senate has given final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems last year.

01/29/2014

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Obamacare Call Center Employees Suing Over Unpaid Overtime

Employees at a call center for state health insurance exchanges are suing their employer in federal court, saying they were forced to work unpaid overtime.

01/28/2014

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Md. House OKs Bill on Health Exchange Problems

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a measure to provide health insurance to people who tried to enroll on the state’s online health exchange but couldn’t get through due to computer problems.

01/28/2014

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

Md. Senate OKs Bill on Health Exchange Problems

The Maryland Senate has advanced a measure to provide insurance for people who were unable to enroll in the state’s health exchange website due to computer problems.

01/21/2014

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