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Things to Know for Maryland’s Health Care Sign Up

Thousands of Maryland residents already have started shopping for health care plans on the state’s extensively revamped exchange website, which opened last week for browsing without any reported problems. The state is seeking a slow but smooth second rollout after a difficult and widely criticized first year in which the website crashed just after opening.

11/14/2014

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Things to Know About D.C.’s Health Exchange

The latest round of open enrollment begins Nov. 15 for the District of Columbia’s locally run health insurance marketplace. Here are some things to know about the state of health insurance in the District.

11/14/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Premiums Likely To Rise For Millions Who Don’t Switch Obamacare Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said […]

11/14/2014

File photo of prescription contraceptives. (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives Rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs.

11/14/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘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

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Axelrod: Room For Compromise With GOP On Obamacare

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says there can be debate about whether 30 or 40 hours a week is the threshold for the ACA.

11/11/2014

Cruz Says ‘Under No Circumstances’ Will He Challenge McConnell For Majority Leader

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismissed claims that he would contest Sen. Mitch McConnell for the Republican Senate majority position, despite very differing views between the two GOP senators on the Affordable Care Act, immigration and threats of another government shutdown.

11/05/2014

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Maryland to Keep Testing Health Exchange Website

Maryland’s information technology secretary says the state will be testing how well its revamped health exchange website can handle thousands of users over different periods of time.

10/21/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)(2nd-R) is flanked by House Repulicans while speaking about Obamacare during a news conference on Capitol Hill, September 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Cruz spoke about Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Don’t See ‘Obamacare’ Going Away

While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don’t see the law going away.

10/20/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge: Some Obamacare Subsidies Represent An ‘Abuse Of Discretion’

Some of the health-insurance subsidies being offered under the Affordable Care Act represent an “abuse of discretion” by the federal government, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday, marking another volley in a years-long legal fight that could eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

10/01/2014

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