Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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1/18/2018
1/12/2018
1/1/2018
12/22/2017
12/21/2017
12/19/2017
12/15/2017
12/13/2017
12/5/2017
11/3/2017
10/19/2017
Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

10/19/2017
Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

10/17/2017
Bipartisan Deal Could Give Temporary Protection to Obamacare

Would cover cost of subsidies to insurers for 2 years, but passage in Congress uncertain

10/13/2017
Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare

Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday

10/12/2017
Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare

Move allows younger, healthier workers to find cheaper-but-skimpier plans elsewhere, experts say

10/6/2017
White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans

Expected move could affect access to contraception for millions of women

9/27/2017
Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

Surgery and radiation are more likely if you have insurance, researcher says

9/26/2017
Republicans Abandon Health Reform Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls latest version due to lack of votes

9/26/2017
Another GOP Senator Says No to Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort

Susan Collins, of Maine, may have delivered final blow to proposed legislation

9/22/2017
McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

9/14/2017
Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul

Sponsors say bill would give states more flexibility; critics contend it would leave many uninsured

9/8/2017
Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

8/16/2017
Eliminating Obamacare Subsidies Would Up Premiums by 20 Percent: CBO

Payments to insurers defray out-of-pocket costs for poorer Americans, but President Trump has threatened to cut them

7/28/2017
Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

John McCain helps reject last-ditch GOP effort to dismantle health reform law

7/27/2017
Treatment Costs Can Be Another Blow to Cancer Patients

Obamacare has improved access to therapies, but finances are still a big concern, researchers say

7/27/2017
Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement

Vote is latest blow to Republican efforts to dismantle the health care reform law

7/26/2017
Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare

Debate will continue, but sweeping bill to kill the Affordable Care Act failed by large margin

7/25/2017
With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul

As the GOP contemplates next move, health organizations call for a bipartisan health solution

7/25/2017
Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote

It's a pivotal step in GOP's seven-year goal to dismantle Obamacare

7/21/2017
What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say

7/20/2017
More Patients OK'd for Cancer Trials Under Obamacare: Study

Affordable Care Act changed rules for private insurers

7/18/2017
As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo

3 Republican senators tank effort to dismantle health law without an immediate replacement

7/18/2017
Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations Doesn't Harm Patients: Study

Obamacare guidelines may mean better follow-up after discharge, researchers suggest

7/18/2017
Health Bill Flatlining as 2 More GOP Senators Defect

7-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in serious jeopardy -- at least for now

7/13/2017
Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans

Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

7/10/2017
Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey

Findings come as Senate Republicans try to slash spending for the government health insurance program

6/28/2017
Obamacare May Have Slashed Cardiac Arrest Rate in Oregon

'Extraordinary reduction' seen among middle-aged adults after enactment of health care law

6/27/2017
Senate GOP Leaders Delay Vote on Health Reform Bill

Proposal to replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026: CBO

6/27/2017
Some GOP Senators Balk at Health Reform Bill

Proposal to replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026: CBO

6/26/2017
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO

Premiums would decline over long term, but so would coverage; Medicaid would take a 26 percent cut, analysis says

6/26/2017
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

6/23/2017
Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare

Conservatives say it doesn't go far enough, moderates say it goes too far

6/22/2017
Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

Bill would rein in Medicaid budget more slowly, preserve preexisting condition safeguards, change tax credits

6/13/2017
Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal

GOP-sponsored legislation would impose added costs and risks on millions of Americans, groups contend

6/13/2017
Uncertainty for Obamacare Plans as Filing Deadline Approaches

Early indications suggest some consumers will face fewer choices, higher rates in 2018

5/25/2017
CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under House Health Care Bill

While premiums may lower over the long-term, many Americans would face much higher out-of-pocket costs

5/22/2017
U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years

Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments

5/18/2017
More Cancers Caught Early Since Obamacare

Access to screening likely behind the boost, cancer experts say

5/17/2017
Obamacare a Win-Win for Poorer Adults: Study

Access to medical care and improved health noted in states that expanded coverage

5/12/2017
People With Pre-Existing Health Issues Fear Repeal-and-Replace Bill

Older, sicker Americans worry they may bear brunt of GOP efforts to curtail a popular Obamacare protection