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2 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Ideas: Understanding Health Insurance and Drug Costs

Putting Patients First This site is provided by the National Health Council in partnership with Avalere Health to be a general resource for consumers seeking to understand health care reform and their insurance options.

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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

14 million now have health insurance under ObamaCare

Thursday, President Obama announced that 14 million Americans now have health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act .

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

10 hrs ago | RedState

HHS Set To Destroy Inexpensive Health Insurance Plans

While the administration has been touting the Potemkin-like success of Obamacare, fluffing numbers with churned enrollees and cooking the books so it is impossible to accurately evaluate what the program has accomplished, it has been quietly declaring war on anything that could be seen as providing a way for people to opt-out of Obamacare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

14 hrs ago | The Georgetown Times

Health insurance a perk for Georgetown City Council members

Insurance has always been one of the costliest items in the City of Georgetown's annual budget and as the 2014-15 budget is being put together it seems the upcoming year will be no exception.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

White House Boasts Positive Affordable Care Act Numbers

On Thursday, the White House released a series of numbers pointing to the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act as well as projected numbers and a cost analysis for those who joined the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.

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Related Topix: US News, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Greenwich Citizen

The Mind-Boggling Stat That Explains The Amazing Obamacare Comeback

President Barack Obama took another victory lap on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, announcing more than 8 million people had signed up for private health insurance through the law .

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Related Topix: Health, Rap

KAUZ

Suddenly health insurance is not for sale

FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 -- Darlene Tucker, an independent insurance broker in Scotts Hill, Tenn., says health insurers in her area aren't selling policies year-round anymore.

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Related Topix: Health, Scotts Hill, TN

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Nearly 1.4 million Californians enroll in health insurance exchange

Citing a large influx of customers in the final weeks, California officials announced Thursday that nearly 1.4 million people have enrolled in health coverage through its insurance exchange, capping an opening period that saw the state emerge as an example for the rest of the nation.

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Related Topix: California, Health, US News, Sacramento, CA

Norwalk Citizen News

Maine Democrats' final attempt to expand Medicaid

As Maine lawmakers near the end of their session, they are returning Thursday to a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to about 70,000 low-income people under the Affordable Care Act or accept the governor's contention that expansion would be too costly for the state.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Maine, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage

KSFO AM 560

Obama Hails Health Care Enrollment: "This Thing Is Working"

President Obama has many times declared victory with the Affordable Care Act, including the announcement earlier this month of 7 million sign-ups in the law's first year.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ComputerWorld

Oracle rebuts Oregon claims about troubled health care site

Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn't fully operational.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Health, Medicaid, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

ABC News

Christian Broadcaster Wins Health Care Injunction

Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health, Entertainment

KTVU Oakland

California health care sign-ups exceed projections

A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange about 1 million enrollees beyond the original projections of the Obama administration, the agency that runs the marketplace announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: California, California Government

CIO

Health Insurance Exchange Tech Winners and Losers

Though things seemingly work out in the end, with 7.5 million Americans signing up for healthcare coverage through the exchanges between Oct. 1 and March 31 , the Healthcare.gov launch was a textbook lesson in how to botch a software development project.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Maryland, Maryland Government

SanLuisObispo.com

UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percent

This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, filephoto, shows a portion of The UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Minnetonka, MN, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

The Modesto Bee

Iowa insurance agency probed for overbilling

The Des Moines Register says the division is focused on Two Rivers Insurance Co.

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Related Topix: Health, Modesto, CA

Washington Times

Houston health care enrollment exceeds forecast

More than 177,000 Houston residents signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding expectations and indicating that an enrollment push just before the deadline may have helped Texas meet projected targets despite months of lagging behind.

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Related Topix: Health, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Intelligencer

Obamacare Costing County

Marshall County commissioners provided 103 full-time employees $1,500 pay raises for fiscal year 2015, but certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act are making it more expensive for them to provide workers with health insurance.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, WV, Health, Moundsville, WV, Benwood, WV

The Reporter

New data signal smaller jump in health care costs

Felue Chang, who is newly insured under an insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act, receives a checkup from Peria Del Pino-White at the South Broward Community Health Services clinic Tuesday in Hollywood, Fla.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Health

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