Obamacare


A No-Labels Look at Obamacare’s Mandate

If the No-Labels folks were running Washington, our policy-making and politics would be running smoothly, civilly, and effectively. Really. And to prove that’s true… We are targeting today’s column as…

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Obamacare Sign-Ups Top 600k in First Week

The government says more than 600,000 people signed up for Affordable Care Act coverage in the first week of open enrollment season, and nearly 8 in 10 of those were…

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Ryan Says Health Insurance Mandate Part of GOP Tax Talks

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law’s requirement that people have insurance coverage. The Congressional Budget…

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What to Look for as ‘Obamacare’ 2018 Enrollment Opens

A new deadline, rising prices and fewer options for help will greet health insurance shoppers as the Affordable Care Act’s main enrollment window opened Wednesday. Also in store: Befuddlement. “Confusion…

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IRS Still Enforcing Obama-Era Insurance Mandate

Contrary to widespread perceptions, the IRS still appears to be enforcing the unpopular Obama-era requirement that most people carry health insurance or risk a fine. The agency says on its…

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Sen. Collins’ Opposition Kills GOP Health-Care Drive

The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health-care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in…

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NYC’s Largest Insurer Dropping Obamacare Market

Citing massive losses, the largest medical insurer in New York state announced Thursday it is pulling out of the Obamacare marketplace. Northwell Health, formerly known as North Shore-Long Island Jewish…

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Last U.S. County Gets Insurer for Health Exchange

The lone county currently at risk of going uncovered on the federal health law’s insurance exchanges has landed an insurer. CareSource will step up to provide health insurance coverage in…

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Aetna Trumps 2Q Expectations After Scaling Back ACA Coverage

Aetna’s second-quarter profit jumped 52 percent to top expectations, and the nation’s third-largest health insurer raised its 2017 forecast again, this time well beyond analyst projections. Investors responded by pushing…

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