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Stethoscope Office

Study: Fewer Struggle With Medical Costs As Coverage Grows

Not only do more Americans have health insurance, but the number struggling with medical costs has dropped since President Barack Obama’s health care law expanded coverage, according to a study released Thursday.

01/15/2015

Cantor: 'Disservice' For GOP To Take On Obamacare, Immigration Reform credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Cantor: ‘Disservice’ For GOP To Take On Obamacare, Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — Former House Majority Leader and current Wall Street investment bank executive Eric Cantor says it would be a “disservice” to Americans if congressional Republicans focus on repealing Obamacare and reversing illegal […]

01/06/2015

HealthCare.gov Website

Health Care Expert: Taxpayers Lose Under Obamacare, Lobbyists Won

Author Steven Brill says that healthcare is now far more accessible for Americans under the Affordable Care Act, but that Washington lobbyists have actually made the system more expensive for consumers while boosting medical and pharmaceutical company profits.

01/05/2015

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

No Health Insurance? Penalties to Rise in 2015

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

12/30/2014

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

42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

12/11/2014

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Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA

A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.

12/10/2014

Darrell Issa Speaks

Issa To Gruber: ‘Are You Stupid?’

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday grilled a health adviser who has demeaned the president’s health law, but Democrats highlighted his extensive apologies and retractions as they tried to limit the political damage.

12/09/2014

GOP's Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

GOP’s Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare

One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”

12/09/2014

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

Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At Malls

The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.

11/26/2014

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