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Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care

ACA boosted coverage for people with various malignancies, study says

Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

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

With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters

Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says

The Unexpected Faces of the Uninsured

Study finds nearly 40 percent of those without coverage live in the suburbs

Fewer Uninsured Cancer Patients After Medicaid Expansion

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

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

Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul

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

Obamacare Paid Off for Poorer Cancer Patients

Health coverage surged in states that expanded Medicaid, research finds

Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

Most People Not Bargain Hunters When It Comes to Health Care

While they believe in price shopping, they don't follow through, researchers report

What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

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

Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans

Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

Easier Colon Exam Boosts Screening, But Insurers May Not Pay

People with coverage for virtual colonoscopy are more likely to get tested for colon cancer, study finds

Lack of Health Insurance Can Shorten Lives: Study

Review of U.S. data shows more illness and death when adults are uninsured

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

Some Republicans Voice Concerns About Senate Replacement for Obamacare

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

Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

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

Leading Medical Groups Mobilize Against Obamacare Repeal

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

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Overcharging Common in U.S. Emergency Rooms

Minorities and uninsured are most often victims of 'price gouging', study contends

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

Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

Report shows uninsured had lowest rates of mammograms, Pap tests and colonoscopies

Obamacare a Win-Win for Poorer Adults: Study

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

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

Trump Rolls Out First Set of Obamacare Fixes

But industry experts say most important repair to health insurance marketplaces is still missing

When Families Lack Insurance, Kids' Dental Woes Rise

Toothaches twice as common for U.S. kids without coverage, poll finds

Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

House Republican Leaders Pull Bill Aimed at Repealing 'Obamacare'

In the end, resistance from conservative and some moderate GOP lawmakers meant votes weren't there

Analysis: Millions Would Lose Health Coverage Under GOP Overhaul

Republicans say major surgery needed to Obamacare to save what they call a failed initiative

New Health Care Bill Clears House Committees

Moves are a crucial step in replacing Affordable Care Act, but health advocacy groups mount opposition

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

House Republicans Unveil Their Rx for Obamacare

It retains some portions of the health reform law, but axes some unpopular ones

Jan. 31 Is Next Deadline to Enroll for Obamacare

Trump Administration has pulled ads for the Affordable Care Act

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Obamacare Repeal Could Bring Many More Uninsured, Higher Premiums

Nonpartisan report analyzes probable effects of a 2015 Congressional bill

Uninsured Rate Hits New Low Due to Obamacare: Report

The Commonwealth Fund finds more working-age Americans have health insurance than ever before

As Obama's Term Winds Down, Resistance to Obamacare Diminishes

43 percent of Americans would like to see the health care reform law kept in place but amended, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to Cost

Researchers say finding highlights need to overhaul dental insurance

Fewer Americans Struggle With Medical Bills: Report

Researchers credit Obamacare, but difficulties persist for uninsured and people with high deductibles

Trump Victory Won't Derail Obamacare Open Enrollment for 2017

Obama administration assures consumers that sign-ups will continue

Obamacare 2017: Higher Prices, Fewer Choices

Federal tax subsidies can ease the impact of premium increases, but consumers must shop wisely, analysts say

Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare

News comes as double-digit price hikes for health plans on the horizon

Sharp Rise in Obamacare Premiums for 2017

Feds confirm double-digit rate hikes and fewer health-plan choices, but claim affordability for low-income consumers

Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers

Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds