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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 ...
These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong

- 4 days ago @ huffingtonpost.com: 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 Obamacare haters resolutely held ...

Republican Joni Ernst Admits Why Republicans Really Hate Obamacare

- 4 days ago @ nymag.com: Conservatives have made a series of specific predictions about the effects of Obamacare — overall costs would rise, insurers would flee the exchanges, premiums would go up, the ranks of the uninsured would not even fall. All these predictions have failed.

Now There Can Be No Doubt: Obamacare Will Increase The Deficit

- 4 days ago @ forbes.com: This was no casual, throw-away campaign promise. The pledge was made on September 9, 2009 in his health speech before a joint session of Congress. In reality, we have known for years that Obamacare would violate this promise. But champions of ...

California spends $13.4 million to fix Obamacare service woes

- 4 days ago @ latimes.com: California's health insurance exchange hired two outside firms for $13.4 million to address long wait times for consumers calling about their Obamacare coverage. Covered California said it will pay $9.8 million to Faneuil Inc. and $3.6 million to ...

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Obamacare Insured Millions, but That Doesn't Mean They Like It

A poll shows that Obamacare remains just as unpopular with Americans as it was a year ago

Jeanne Shaheen Says She's 'Absolutely' Proud Of Obamacare

Huffington Post: WASHINGTON -- Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen refused to shy away from Obamacare on Tuesday in the first televised debate of the New Hampshire Senate race. Shaheen, one of several vulnerable Democrats up for re-election in November, forcefully ...

The Obamacare Dilemma for Republican Governors

Pity the poor Republican governor.

Gov. John Kasich: Repeal Obamacare, but not all of it

Politico: A political firestorm broke out Monday when the The Associated Press quoted Kasich as saying that Obamacare repeal was “not gonna happen.” That view is almost unheard of — at least in public — among most Republicans, let alone those who might run for ...

Fox News Admits GOP Is Trying To Increase Obamacare Premiums, Then Tries

ThinkProgress: “Could legal challenges to taxpayer subsidies put Obamacare in a death spiral?” Fox host Bill Hemmer asked, pointing to “a new study funded by the Department of Health and Human Services saying the health care law may be damaged beyond repair if you ...

Morning Plum: Republican accidentally tells the truth about Obamacare

“I don't back Obamacare. I never have. I want it to be repealed,” he told The Washington Post in a telephone interview. “If the House and the Senate [are Republican-controlled] and we have a Republican president, Obamacare will be repealed flat out ...

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

Obamacare repeal politics are just as complicated as ever.

Ohio Governor Kasich says Obamacare is here to stay, backtracks

MSNBC: “Repeal and replace” has been a Republican mantra for nearly as long as Obamacare has been in existence. Yet one of the GOP's rumored 2016 front-runners isn't doing a good job of playing along. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is expected to cruise to ...

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

The Hill (blog): 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 to 2024. Drew Hammill, a senior ...

Obamacare 'bronze' plan premiums expected to jump 14% in 2015

Washington Times: Obamacare “bronze” plan owners may be in for a shock next year. Investors predict the cheapest healthcare offering under the Affordable Care Act could jump nearly 14 percent in price. In an analysis of expected rates for the biggest 15 cities in the ...

How Much Will Obamacare Cost? Bet on 'More Than Expected'

Reason: As the nation prepares for the second enrollment period under The Affordable Care Act in November, there is officially no way of figuring out what Obamacare is going to do to federal deficits compared to the estimates used to push the program through ...

These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong

Huffington Post: 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 Obamacare haters resolutely held ...

Obamacare 'bronze' plan premiums expected to jump 14% in 2015

Obamacare "bronze" plan owners may be in for a shock next year. Investors predict the cheapest healthcare offering under the Affordable Care Act could jump nearly 14 percent in price. In an analysis of expected rates for the biggest 15 cities in the nation, including Washington, D.C., Investor's Business Daily

ECLECTIC RANT: Latino Healthcare Coverage Improves Under ObamaCare

The Patient Protection Act and the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) seems to be working. Admittedly, this is not a universal view. But as of September 18, 2014, 7.3 million are now enrolled. This is quite an achievement considering the computer glitches encountered by consumers along the way.

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 ...

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Obamacare and Wal-Mart Whack Part-Timers' Health Plans

Motley Fool: Obamacare's impact certainly appears to be a key factor in the decision, with the retailer stating that the move was made because of higher healthcare costs. Walmart has previously estimated that the health reform legislation increased health costs by ...

Obamacare Kills 22000 Health Plans In Colorado

Daily Caller: Over 22,000 Coloradoans have had their health insurance canceled by Obamacare in the past month — and 200,000 are slated to be shut down in 2015, the state insurance department announced Friday. The Colorado Division of Insurance wrote to state ...

Kasich: I ‘don’t back Obamacare’ and I ‘want it to be repealed’

'This is like a Kafka novel,' he said.

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HHS-Funded Study: Obamacare Will Suffer 'Death Spiral' If Subsidies Fail

Daily Caller: The Obama administration has funded a new study by top consulting firm RAND Health that startlingly finds that if taxpayer subsidies are eliminated, Obamacare exchanges will fall into a “death spiral.” The study comes in the wake of a number of ...

Obamacare plan rates in Wisconsin to keep pace or decline next year

Laura Jones (left) of Milwaukee, is assisted Oct. 21, 2013, by Milwaukee Health Service outreach and enrollment specialist Dorothy Williams in signing up for health care coverage on the marketplace set up under the law known as Obamcare. Rates for next ...

Obamacare, discontinued plans, and'sticker shock, ' round 2

The CT Mirror: Last year, with many provisions of Obamacare poised to take effect, insurance companies discontinued health plans that didn't meet the new coverage requirements, and many customers faced higher prices for new plans. Anger about losing insurance ...

Bad News For Obamacare: Pay-For-Performance Doesn't Work

Forbes: One of the central promises of Obamacare was to control cost and improve quality by changing the way we pay for health care. In all its guises that essentially means paying doctors and institutions more if they produce better results. Here's the ...

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.

Obamacare here to stay

Washington (CNN) — 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. The Republican governor’s comments, in an interview with The Associated Press published Monday, are a major departure from the rest of his party — and stunning … Continue reading »

Kasich: 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.

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Sharyl Attkisson, Investor's Business Daily warn of 2015 Obamacare rate shock

Twitchy: Is rate shock covered by Obamacare? Investor's Business Daily reports today that it's almost certainly caused by the Affordable Care Act. Don't expect it to set in too soon, though; enrollment has been pushed back until after the November elections.

Maryland to delay legal effort to recoup $55 million for state's failed

Fox News: Maryland officials reportedly have agreed to delay court action seeking $55 million from the primary contractor for the state's problematic ObamaCare website. Officials from Maryland's health care exchange in April fired the contractor, Noridian ...

Obamacare Death Panel Orders Execution, Rumors Still Circling

It was one of the biggest arguments against Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, before the law was passed: Americans said that the law would give government officials the right to execute the elderly. Rumors posted on September 2, 2014, via social ...

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 ...

Administration focusing on second round of Obamacare enrollments

The second open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act plans starts on November 15, and runs through February 15, 2015. That's one of the first hurdles the administration has in making the second round of enrollments as ...

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