Healthcare

File photo of a doctor holding a stethoscope. (Photo credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Poll: 56 Percent Of Americans Feel Heath Care Isn’t Government’s Responsibility

A new study shows that a majority of people in the United States feel that the government should not be responsible for ensuring health care for all Americans.

11/19/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Md. Officials Say They Are Ready For Health Care

Maryland health officials say they believe the state is ready to open its new health insurance marketplace.

09/30/2013

President Barack Obama speaks while meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Sept. 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Jin Lee-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Vows Health Care Law Won’t Be Undercut

President Barack Obama says congressional critics of the 3-year-old health care law have become more irresponsible in their attempts to kill it the closer the law comes to full implementation.

09/26/2013

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A Sneak Peek at Obamacare Premiums

The No. 1 question about President Barack Obama’s health care law is whether consumers will be able to afford the coverage. Now the answer is coming in.

09/04/2013

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Group Kicks Off Nat’l Tour On Health Law Defunding

One of the chief backers of a plan to defund the federal health care law by tying it to budget negotiations said Monday that he didn’t believe Republicans would be blamed for a government shutdown as supporters of the approach launched a national tour to spur support for the idea.

08/19/2013

File photo of a doctor holding a stethoscope. (Photo credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: Northern Virginians Could Use Some Help, Health-Wise

More than half of Northern Virginians are overweight or obese, about 20 percent of them are at risk for binge drinking, and one in four haven’t seen a dentist in the past two years.

05/31/2013

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Administration: ‘Obamacare’ To Offer More Choices

The White House says insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have. Many of the 14 million people who currently buy their own insurance plans could also benefit.

05/30/2013

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Top Democrat: Obama’s Health Care Law Headed for ‘Huge Train Wreck’

A top Democrat who helped write President Barack Obama’s health care law says he fears it is headed for a ‘huge train wreck.’

04/17/2013

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Study: Health Insurances Spend Little On Quality Improvement, Premiums

Americans more than likely didn’t see health insurers make improvements to healthcare premiums in 2011, despite the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

03/24/2013

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Maryland Plans to Break Language Barriers in Healthcare

Maryland officials are planning a variety of ways to reach people who do not speak English well to help them obtain insurance under the federal health care law, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Health Exchange said Monday.

03/04/2013

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