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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 ...
War Over Obamacare Heats Up In States

- 1 week ago @ npr.org: The Republican lawmaker, a family doctor, has stood behind three anti-Obamacare bills supported by conservative groups in Oklahoma and other states. None has made it into law, but Ritze plans to pick up the fight in the 2015 legislative session that ...

New Senate bill would overturn Obamacare's individual mandate

- 1 week ago @ yahoo.com: Leading Republican senators on Wednesday introduced a bill to repeal one of Obamacare's most unpopular provisions - the individual mandate that requires most Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty. Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Lamar Alexander, who heads the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, announced the three ...

Domino's Pizza on Obamacare calorie counts: It's an impossible 'disaster'

- 6 days ago @ washingtontimes.com: Lynn Liddle, the executive vice president of Domino's Pizza, said the Obamacare mandate to count and post calories of served and sold food is impossible. “Essentially, we think this rule is a kind of disaster for everybody,” she said, the Washington ...

Republicans are finally learning they can't undo Obamacare

- 6 days ago @ washingtonpost.com: For the past two years, Arkansas has played a significant role in getting a number of conservative states to accept Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. The state's previous Democratic governor, Mike Beebe, in early 2013 struck a deal with Republican state ...

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Obamacare advocates refine their pitch to millennials

Politico: Millennials are still a critical demographic for Obamacare, but young adults are being wooed very differently in Year Two of enrollment. They showed last year that they're not slackers when it comes to the health care law — disproving fears that they ...

They want their Obamacare subsidies

Most Americans want a fix put in place if the Supreme Court invalidates financial aid to HealthCare.gov customers.

Mike Pences perils on Obamacare

Politico: A senior Republican policy source who has worked on presidential campaigns put it more bluntly, previewing the potential line of attack: “They aided and abetted the implementation of Obamacare, and they were just as complicit in making Obamacare work ...

They want Obamacare subsidies, no matter what

Most Americans want a fix put in place if the Supreme Court invalidates financial aid to HealthCare.gov customers.

Health Exchange: Obamacare enrollment at 9.6 million, HHS says

Health and Human Services officials say 9.6 million have signed up for Obamacare thus far with three weeks of signups left.

House GOP to hold first ObamaCare repeal vote of new Congress

Fox News: In control of Congress for the first time in eight years, Republicans are set to hold their first vote to repeal ObamaCare next week, Fox News has learned. The vote comes as Republicans have debated how to address the controversial health care bill.

More Than 9 Million Choose Obamacare in Latest Round

NBCNews.com: More than 9.5 million people have signed up for health insurance on the Obamacare online marketplaces, the federal government said Tuesday. Most — more than 7 million — have signed up on the federally run exchanges that 37 states are using. Another ...

Obamacare 2.0 sign ups hit 9.5 million

Some 9.5 million Americans have signed up for Obamacare 2.0 plans for 2015 coverage. Open enrollment runs through Feb. 15.

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OBAMACARE SIGN UPS HIT..

Obamacare sign-ups hit 9.5M with deadline looming

CNBC: The Obama administration has reached a big Obamacare sign-up milestone, with less than three weeks remaining in the open-enrollment season. Officials on Tuesday announced that 9.5 million people have signed up for health plans sold through ...

Obamacare sign ups hit 9.5 million

Some 9.5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance for 2015 on Obamacare exchanges, federal officials said Tuesday. The totals so far make it likely the administration will meet its reduced ...

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Revised CBO outlook shows the 'damage' wrought by Obamacare

The bad Republican habit of calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, without articulating what will replace it to help the millions of Americans who would lose their health insurance appears to be coming to ...

End Obamacare, and people could die. That's okay.

Washington Post: Say conservatives have their way with Obamacare, and the Supreme Court deals it a death blow or a Republican president repeals it in 2017. Some people who got health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act may lose it. In which case, liberals ...

One Hialeah ZIP Code leads the nation in Obamacare enrollment

MiamiHerald.com: In one Hialeah ZIP Code, where signs selling “Obamacare” are plastered across storefronts and cover freeway billboards, more people have selected a plan on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchange than in any spot in the country, according to the ...

Get ready for a tax season nightmare, Obamacare 'beneficiaries'

Hot Air: For all the headaches that the Affordable Care Act is causing millions of Americans, you would think that Congressional Republicans would be more interested in advancing a proposal or two aimed at positioning theirs as the party in favor of repealing ...

GOP Plan To Repeal Obamacare Is Doomed

“Reconciliation” is the process congressional Republicans seem hell bent on using to repeal, or at least make a sizeable change in, the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare).

Obama takes over for Stephen Colbert: Obamacare now 'half as

President Barack Obama cracked jokes at the expense of both himself and the Affordable Care Act website on Monday while turning Stephen Colbert's “Word” segment to a more presidential-sounding “Decree.” “Remember ...

Why employers should brace for Obamacare lawsuits

Legal challenges to the legitimacy of the Affordable Care Act are nothing new. But with the next wave of Obamacare litigation, it's not the government but large employers who could find themselves facing worker lawsuits for ...

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Obamacare Is Close To Achieving Goal Of 9.1 Million Signups

Huffington Post: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services Department says at least 400,000 people signed up last ...

Obamacare on Pace to Hit Sign-Up Goal

Compared to last year, it’s shaping up to be a pretty successful 2015 for Obamacare. So far, more than 7.1 million people have signed up for coverage through the federal exchange since Friday, and an estimated 1.1 million have enrolled through state exchanges through January 16th. Charles Gaba who has been tracking Obamacare sign-ups since the exchanges launched last year says that at least 33 ...

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Obamacare co-ops' red ink issues persist

CNBC: Obamacare co-ops were supposed to be a new way to get insurance to people to help them maintain their health, but more than a year after they first began selling coverage plans, a number of those co-ops might be needing some financial medicine of their ...

Will red ink sink Obamacare co-ops?

All but one of the Obamacare insurance co-ops are losing money, and one in the Midwest is set to be put out of business.

FEDERAL SUBSIDIES..

Does Obamacare provide federal subsidies for elective abortions?

The argument that the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, provides federal subsidies for abortions came up several times during the House debate on an antiabortion bill. The bill would prohibit using federal funds for any abortions or for any health ...

CBO lowers cost forecast for Obamacare's insurance subsidies

Obamacare will cost 7 percent less than expected over the next decade for federal subsidies to help lower-income people pay for private health insurance, congressional researchers said on Monday. A report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said insurance coverage would cost $964 billion from 2015 to 2024, $68 billion below its April 2014 projection, due to factors including ...

HEALTH INSURANCE..

Here's How Obamacare Is Going To Affect Your Taxes

Huffington Post: Taxes are a pain. Health insurance is a pain. This year, Americans will suffer both when they file their income taxes. Ouch. The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, inserted health insurance into tax season in two ways, affecting nearly all of us. The ...

Under Obamacare, Will America Keep Winning The War On Cancer?

Forbes: However, most of Obamacare's newly insured will be dependent on Medicaid, where breast-cancer patients have worse health outcomes than privately insured patients. As for those on Obamacare's health insurance exchanges, Avalere, a healthcare ...

Guess who's hit if Obamacare subsidies go away

CNBC: The kind of people who were more likely to vote for Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama in the 2012 election also turn out to be the same kind of people who would be most likely to lose their Obamacare health insurance if a looming Supreme Court ...

Don’t blame Obamacare if your health insurance premium went up

A new study finds the new health law has little to do with rising medical costs.

Health Exchange: How Obamacare ruling could slash enrollment

Roughly 6.3 million people just above the poverty line will drop their Obamacare coverage or face using as much as half of their income for health insurance if a Supreme Court ruling dismantles subsidies in states that haven’t established their own exchanges, a study released Thursday shows.

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