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Obamacare sign-ups: How states with their own websites stack up (+video)

Connecticut runs its own Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance marketplace, and its online exchange has been working. RECOMMENDED: How much do you know about health-care reform? Take our quiz! In fact, of 11 states that are running their own online ...
Many uninsured clueless about Obamacare

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Nine in 10 uninsured Americans don't know that Obamacare's next open-enrollment period starts next month, a Kaiser survey finds.

GOP gov.: Obamacare here to stay

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is "not gonna happen" even if the GOP takes the Senate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.

Sargent: Morning Plum: Republican accidentally tells the truth about Obamacare

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A GOP governor admits the law is helping a lot of people before quickly rushing to clarify.

Wonkblog: Despite what Kasich says, it’s hard to separate Medicaid expansion from Obamacare

- 4 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Obamacare repeal politics are just as complicated as ever.

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Will strong feelings about Obamacare influence Kentucky's election?

PBS NewsHour: In Kentucky there's a disconnect in public opinion for the Affordable Care Act versus the state's popular health exchange program. Special correspondent Renee Shaw of Kentucky Educational Television reports on how voter opinions of the president's ...

Rice, Blakeman spar over Obamacare, taxes in debate

Newsday: Blakeman faulted Obama's responses to Islamic State militants in the Middle East and the Ebola crisis, and said the Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," was "bringing us closer to socialized medicine." "My opponent, Kathleen Rice, supports ...

Report: Minnesota's Obamacare Premiums Rising More Than The State Claimed

Daily Caller: Minnesota state officials initially claimed that their Obamacare exchange's premiums were going up just 4.5 percent on average, but a more accurate estimate is an almost 12 percent rate hike. MNsure, the state-run Obamacare exchange, has been touting a ...

Obamacare foot soldiers, armed with experience

Politico: The second season of Obamacare enrollment begins Nov. 15. Advocates expect a much smoother start than last year's debacle. The websites should be in better shape, the political opposition isn't quite as intense and people working on sign-ups had plenty ...

How Alabama insurance agents are profiting in new Obamacare economy

That's because they can finally meet the demands of their community due to the subsidies that are available through Obamacare, Watkins said. Watkins said they use Humana's online exchange and they hope to also use UnitedHealthcare's exchange when it ...

Obamacare's foot soldiers, redux

The second season of Obamacare enrollment begins Nov. 15.

ObamaCare rate increases fuel Republican attacks ahead of midterm elections

Fox News: ObamaCare rate increases are coming to some key battleground states, fueling Republican attacks ahead of next month's midterm elections. “It looks like we're going to have double-digit premium increases in places like Alaska, and Iowa and Louisiana ...

CHRISTINE O'DONNELL: Obamacare makes medical records vulnerable to

Washington Times: Under Obamacare, our medical records will be incorporated into our tax records. The IRS shares our records with approximately 280 other government agencies on the federal, state and local level. These lower agencies do not perform sufficient background ...

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Rove's shady ACA ploy: Constructing an anti-Obamacare “mandate” out of nothing

Salon: “As the election nears, ObamaCare is re-emerging as a major liability for the Democratic Senate that passed it,” Rove writes, citing polls showing general dissatisfaction with the law. The Affordable Care Act has never polled particularly well, so it's ...

Rove: ObamaCare Returns as Election Albatross

Fox News (blog): As the election nears, ObamaCare is re-emerging as a major liability for the Democratic Senate that passed it. According to an Oct. 2 Gallup survey, 54% of Americans said the Affordable Care Act had hurt them and their families compared to 27% who said ...

ObamaCare Returns as an Election Albatross

Wall Street Journal: Democrats assumed earlier this year that ObamaCare would be a political advantage by Election Day. North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan, for example, said in February she wanted to show the Affordable Care Act “is something whose time is come.” A month ...

You may want to thank George W. Bush — not Obamacare — for the r emarkable

The cost of Medicare has been slowing dramatically in recent years, leading to much head-scratching by health economists and much credit-mongering by politicians. President Obama, for instance, claimed earlier this month that his Affordable Care Act is ...

ObamaCare Returns As An Election Albatross | Karl Rove

Democrats assumed earlier this year that ObamaCare would be a political advantage by Election Day. North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan, for example, said in February she wanted to show the Affordable Care Act “is something ...

ObamaCare — Why, sure, it's 'paid for' | TheHill

Republican Senate Budget Committee analysts reported last week that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) — a.k.a. ObamaCare — would increase the federal deficit by $131 billion over the period from 2015 ...

These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong

Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage industry for conservative politicians and talking heads since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. Sometimes the ...

HEALTH CARE..

Can't Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead

As many as 2.6 million families lost their chosen health insurance plan in 2013, since their plans did not meet standards required by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. And according to ...

Now There Can Be No Doubt: Obamacare Has Increased Non-Group Premiums

Forbes: The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics ...

Why You Have The Wrong Kind Of Health Insurance: Obamacare

Forbes: High deductibles are causing patients to skip health care they really need. At the same time, there are no deductibles or copayments for a whole slew of services that people don't need or could easily pay for out of pocket. What's the common ...

GOP gov.: Obamacare here to stay

A repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is "not gonna happen" even if the GOP takes the Senate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.

Another Wave of Americans Are About to be Hurt by Obamacare

The millions-strong cancellations were partially intended to push already-insured customers — who are typically healthier and with less pent-up need for health care services — onto Obamacare exchanges by taking away ...

NORTH CAROLINA..

Biggest North Carolina Insurer Ups Obamacare Premiums By Double-Digits

Daily Caller: North Carolina's largest insurer is hiking its premium rates on the state's Obamacare exchange by over 13 percent. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina said in a conference call they'll be upping the price of their individual Obamacare-compliant ...

Another Obamacare enemy folds: Thom Tillis says North Carolina should

Salon: “I believe Obamacare is a mortal threat to our economy. It will decrease healthcare quality and raise healthcare premiums and Republicans should do everything in our power to undo it.” During the Republican primary for the Senate nomination, Tillis ...

Biggest NC Insurer Ups Obamacare Premiums By Double

North Carolina's largest insurer is hiking its premium rates on the state's Obamacare exchange by over 13 percent. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina said in a conference call they'll be upping the price of their ...

' Obamacare Has Destroyed My Family' | The Daily Caller

If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Until your plan is mandated out of existence, which is exactly what happened to Pattie Curran, a North Carolina mother of three. Pattie says that she has witnessed her.

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Companies try to escape ObamaCare penalties

Fox News: With companies set to face fines next year for not complying with the new mandate to offer health insurance, some are pursuing strategies like enrolling employees in Medicaid to avoid penalties and hold down costs. The health law's penalties, which can ...

New for 2015: Obamacare insurers' opt-out clause

CNBC: These insurers will sell you some Obamacare—at least as long as the government is footing the bill for most of their customers. Insurers doing business on HealthCare.gov will be allowed to terminate their health plans if there's a halt on federal tax ...

71% of Obamacare Signups Traced to Government's Expansion of Medicaid

Daily Signal: The vast majority of Americans gaining health coverage under Obamacare actually qualified for Medicaid because of loosened eligibility —and that's what boosted enrollment among those previously uninsured, according to a new report from The Heritage ...

New for 2015: Obamacare insurers' opt-out clause

Language in contracts health insurers must sign to sell coverage on HealthCare.gov will let them terminate their plans if premium subsidies cease.

Will Obamacare Cover That? Depends on Where You Live

Obamacare health plans' benefits are all over the map when it comes to covering autism services, infertility treatment, or hearing aids

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