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Tony Romeo
June 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania House committee has advanced legislation that would require the state to create its own health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Health care advocates celebrated the news that the Pennsylvania House Insurance Committee has approved a...
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Doctor and patient.
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David Madden
May 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has unveiled a 14-bill package aimed at ensuring efforts in Washington to gut the Affordable Care Act do not take hold in New Jersey. There are concerns that federal court actions could do what Republicans in Congress couldn't: bring an end...
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President Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Washington.
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March 26, 2019 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down. In a filing Monday with the New Orleans court, the administration said the entire law should be struck as unconstitutional. It's rare for the...
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In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare" and legislation to lower prescription drug costs. "Medicare for all" will get hearings. Pelosi and President Donald Trump...
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Democrats head into 2019 split on everything but Trump
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December 31, 2018 - 6:39 pm
By Gregory Krieg and Lydia DePillis (CNN) — Democrats are coming into control of the House and entering the 2020 presidential primary unified in their opposition to President Donald Trump — but split on almost everything else. Expanding access to health care is a clear priority, but there is no...
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Wooden gavel in courtroom
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December 30, 2018 - 9:26 pm
By Kate Sullivan (CNN) — The federal judge who declared the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate unconstitutional earlier this month issued an order on Sunday saying despite his previous ruling the law can remain in effect pending appeal. Texas federal District Judge Reed O'Connor said...
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This Oct. 23, 2018 file photo shows HealthCare.gov website on a computer screen in New York.
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December 17, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including...
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December 14, 2018 - 10:09 pm
By Ariane de Vogue and Tami Luhby (CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law therefore cannot stand. Legal experts say the ruling won't immediately affect Americans' health coverage,...
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Mike Dougherty
December 14, 2018 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The deadline to enroll for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is midnight Saturday. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is urging anyone who hasn't yet to register immediately. Governor Murphy acknowledges the Affordable Care Act is not perfect, but he says it...
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Obamacare
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December 04, 2018 - 12:25 pm
By Katie Lobosco and Tami Luhby (CNN) — It will cost a little less to buy Obamacare coverage in 2019. The average premium for the benchmark silver plan will decline by 1.5 percent, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Thursday. It's the first time average premiums have fallen since...
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