Obamacare

Affordable Care Act paperwork.
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Paul Kurtz
November 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Affordable Care Act's six-week open enrollment period begins Friday. More than 8 million Americans are expected to sign up, and many are being reminded to take a close look at what's available. Read more here.
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John Gold, self-employed graphics designer, poses at a farmer's market outside his office in Portland, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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AP News
October 31, 2019 - 9:15 am
More Americans are going without health insurance, and stable premiums plus greater choice next year under the Obama health law aren't likely to reverse that.
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Senator Bob Casey (D- PA) addresses supporters.
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Paul Kurtz
October 29, 2019 - 5:01 pm
As millions of Americans get ready to enroll in the 2020 Affordable Care Act exchange, a Pennsylvania lawmaker is warning people to watch out for shady operators offering cheaper plans with little coverage as they shop for plans online.
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President Donald Trump with members of his Cabinet
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AP News
October 22, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Consumers will have more health insurance choices next year under the much-debated Obama health care law and premiums will dip slightly for many, the Trump administration announced. Read the details here.
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Health insurance costs
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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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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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