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 2018-01-21 13:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

Researching a story about cross-border health...

SIMNSA, health care, Mexico, Affordable Care Act, Frank Carrillo...

 2018-01-21 11:07 

RealClearPolitics

Democrats Using Same Strategy Republicans Tried in 2013...

WASHINGTON -- In 2013, House Republicans shut down the federal government in a doomed effort to defund then President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. It lasted 17 days and accomplished nothing. Amazingly, Democrats have decided to follow the same ...

 2018-01-21 07:35 

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Democrats using same strategy Republicans tried in 2013 — ANALYSIS...

In 2013, House Republicans shut down the federal government in a doomed effort to defund then President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. It lasted 17 days and accomplished nothing. Amazingly, Democrats have decided to follow the same lame playbook....

 2018-01-19 22:41 

CNN

[ Politics ]

What Trump was saying during the last government shutdown...

Seven months after former President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term, House Republicans, with a shove from Sen. Ted Cruz, faced down the White House with an ultimatum: Sign off on legislation that delays or defunds the Affordable Care Act or ...

 2018-01-19 18:46 

The Atlantic

The American Health-Care System Increases Income Inequality...

Even with the Affordable Care Act, the premium and payment structure of insurance increases the relative income gap between rich and poor....

 2018-01-19 15:16 

Burlington County Times

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim...

Among New Jersey's delegation, all five Republicans voted in favor of the stopgap measure, which also would delay some Affordable Care Act taxes and extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years. Five of the six Garden S...

 2018-01-19 11:45 

Scientific American

A Year of Trump: Science Is a Major Casualty in the New Politics of Disruption...

From a rollback of environmental protections to attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, here's a look at the president's impact on science-related issues...

 2018-01-19 00:32 

San Jose Mercury

Senate Democrats say they can block spending bill...

The short-term spending bill would keep the government open through Feb. 16 while extending the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and rolling back several taxes in the Affordable Care Act. It does not include a solution for "...

 2018-01-18 22:48 

Yahoo News

Now I Get It: Rise in uninsured Americans...

The number of uninsured Americans increased by 3.2 million last year, according to a recent Gallup poll. It's the first rise since the Affordable Care Act went into effect. Here are some of the reasons why people are uninsured....

 2018-01-18 12:37 

KCIT/KMAR

[ NBC/FOX Amarillo ]

Today's Health - More Women Getting Mammograms...

More women have had mammograms since the Affordable Care Act eliminated co-pays for the breast cancer screening test....

 2018-01-17 21:57 

Wall Street Journal

Republicans Bet Health-Care Funds Shuffle Will Help Get Spending Bill Passed...

Republicans are hoping to land support for a short-term spending bill by agreeing to delay some Affordable Care Act taxes and renewing funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, a gamble that shows the continuing resonance of health-care iss...

 2018-01-17 19:35 

Raw Story

Republicans are blaming Obamacare for the opioid crisis...

Republicans are asserting that the Medicaid expansion, funded by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, is responsible for the American opioid epidemic. Republican Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ...

 2018-01-17 14:07 

The Hill

Kentucky governor threatens to end Medicaid expansion if he's barred from imposing work requirements...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is threatening to end the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion in his state if a court blocks a recently approved waiver requiring Medicaid recipients to work....

 2018-01-17 13:00 

Houston Chronicle

Texas' Obamacare enrollment nearly as high as last year...

The preliminary tally of Texans who signed up for 2018 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act was just shy of the previous year even though the enrollment period was cut nearly in half....

 2018-01-17 12:00 

Denver Post

Enrollment dips on Colorado's health insurance exchange, advocates blame Trump decisions on Obamacare...

The number of people signing up for health insurance plans on Connect for Health Colorado, the state's Affordable Care Act exchange, fell by nearly 4 percent, but it's unclear whether that means more people are going without coverage....

 2018-01-17 10:50 

The Week

America's broken childbirth system...

Now that the Republicans have shaken the dust from their feet following all 497 of their failed attempts at repealing the Affordable Care Act, we are probably due for one of those long spells where we pretend that all the issues that were so urgent last y...

 2018-01-17 05:00 

EurekAlert

Mammogram rates increase after ACA eliminates co-payments...

A new study finds that screening mammogram rates increased after the Affordable Care Act eliminated out-of-pocket costs....

 2018-01-16 22:21 

KAYU

[ FOX Spokane ]

Plan to close Idaho health coverage gap moves forward...

State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house......

 2018-01-16 22:21 

KFFX/KCYU

[ FOX Yakima ]

Plan to close Idaho health coverage gap moves forward...

State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house......

 2018-01-16 17:47 

South China Morning Post

3.2 million Americans lost health insurance in Donald Trump's first year...

The number of Americans without health coverage, which declined for years after passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, shot up in President Donald Trump's first year in office, according to data from a new national survey.At the end of 2017, 12.2...

 2018-01-16 16:39 

NBC

[ Politics ]

3.2 million more Americans were uninsured in 2017...

The number of uninsured Americans rose in 2017, according to new data from Gallup, the first increase since the Affordable Care Act's main features took effect....

 2018-01-16 16:30 

Daily Kos

Thanks, Trump. 3.2 million people lost health insurance in 2017...

For the first time since the Affordable Care Act began, the uninsured rate went up in 2017 , despite surprisingly robust Obamacare enrollments at the end of the year. Gallup has been tracking the uninsured rate since the beginning of 2008 every quarter, s...

 2018-01-16 16:02 

UPI

Gallup: Number of uninsured Americans rose by 3.2 million last year...

The number of Americans without health insurance grew last year by 3.2 million people, the largest increase since the Affordable Care Act implementation....

 2018-01-16 15:53 

WTNH

Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017...

Millions more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017, the first increase since the Affordable Care Act went into effect....

 2018-01-16 13:41 

Chicago Tribune

Number of Americans without health insurance grows in Trump's first year, new figures show...

The number of Americans without health coverage, which declined for years after passage of the Affordable Care Act, shot up in President Trump's first year in office, according to data from a new national survey. At the end of 2017, 12.2% of U.S. adul...

 2018-01-16 13:36 

The Week

The number of uninsured Americans rose by 3.2 million last year...

The percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance grew by 1.3 percentage points in 2017, or about 3.2 million people, Gallup reports , based on its Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index survey. This is first rise since the Affordable Care Act was enacted...

 2018-01-16 12:39 

The Hill

Number of uninsured Americans increased by over 3M in Trump's first year: Gallup...

The number of uninsured Americans in 2017 saw its largest single-year increase since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion,...

 2018-01-16 07:13 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017...

Millions more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017, the first increase since the Affordable Care Act went into......

 2018-01-16 05:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017...

Millions more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017, the first increase since the Affordable Care Act went into......

 2018-01-15 09:00 

National Review

Eliminate the Cadillac Tax?...

House Ways and Means Committee chairman Kevin Brady recently suggested eliminating the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac tax" as part of an upcoming bipartisan spending agreement. The Cadillac tax is a 40 percent excise tax on the value of emplo...

 2018-01-15 09:00 

National Review

Eliminate the Cadillac Tax?...

House Ways and Means Committee chairman Kevin Brady recently suggested eliminating the Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac tax" as part of an upcoming bipartisan spending agreement. The Cadillac tax is a 40 percent excise tax on the value of emplo...

 2018-01-15 01:33 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Individual Mandate Now Gone, G.O.P. Targets the One for Employers...

Congressional Republicans will try once again to undo a requirement in the Affordable Care Act for employers to offer coverage to their employees....

 2018-01-14 00:55 

Fox St. Louis

Wentzville health care processing facility to close...

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) _ A large suburban St. Louis employer one of a handful of major Affordable Care Act processing facilities is closing. The Post-Dispatch reports that Serco, a British-based company with U.S. headquarters in Northern Virginia, runs the ...

 2018-01-13 23:23 

KSL.com Salt Lake City

GOP legislators drafting bill to expand Medicaid, with limitations...

House Speaker Greg Hughes says GOP legislators might be willing to pass Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act during the 2018 legislative session if the bill meets a slew of requirements....

 2018-01-13 19:40 

KOAMTV

Wentzville health care processing facility to close...

A large suburban St. Louis employer - one of a handful of major Affordable Care Act processing facilities - is closing....

 2018-01-13 19:31 

Washington Times

Wentzville health care processing facility to close...

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A large suburban St. Louis employer - one of a handful of major Affordable Care Act processing facilities - is closing. The Post-Dispatch reports that Serco, a British-based company with U.S. headquarters in Northern Virginia, runs ...

 2018-01-13 19:31 

US News & World Report

Wentzville Health Care Processing Facility to Close...

A large suburban St. Louis employer _ one of a handful of major Affordable Care Act processing facilities _ is closing....

 2018-01-13 19:31 

The News Enterprise

Wentzville health care processing facility to close...

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A large suburban St. Louis employer — one of a handful of major Affordable Care Act processing facilities — is closing....

 2018-01-13 15:59 

Breitbart.com

44 Percent of Voters Believe Repealing Any Part of Obamacare Is a Good Start...

Forty-four percent of voters believe that getting rid of any part of Obamacare is a good start to repealing the Affordable Care Act....

 2018-01-12 21:16 

Washington Times

Community Health Options sues federal government for $5.7M...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine health insurance cooperative is suing over the federal government's decision to stop some reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act. Community Health Options contends it's owed $5.7 million in reimbursements that ...

 2018-01-12 17:24 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Community Health Options sues federal government for second time...

A Maine-based health insurance cooperative is suing the federal government over a decision to stop some reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act. Community Health Options, based in Lewiston, filed the lawsuit in federal court, seeking nearly $5.7 mill...

 2018-01-11 20:15 

Forbes

Association Health Plans Could Split Small Businesses -- Unless States Say No...

Under the Trump administration's new proposal, association health plans could skirt the Affordable Care Act's consumer protections for individuals and small businesses, but states may be able to regulate the plans anyway....

 2018-01-11 16:17 

NY Times

Health Insurer Centene Is Sued Over Lack of Medical Coverage...

A star of the Affordable Care Act is accused of offering plans that make it hard to find a doctor who accepts its insurance....

 2018-01-11 14:00 

San Jose Mercury

Editorial: GOP holds CHIP health care for kids hostage to other public health cuts...

It's shameful that House Republicans are using children's health as a pawn in their never-ending quest to chip away at the Affordable Care Act...

 2018-01-10 17:18 

Arizona Daily Star

Letter: Obamacare, the gift that keeps on taking...

This year the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is responsible for a loss of income to people living on state pensions. I do not believe this taking to be...

 2018-01-10 16:47 

The Huffington Post

New Year, Old Threats...

This time last year, prospects for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) didnt look good. President-elect Trump had repeatedly vowed to repeal the ACA on day o......

 2018-01-10 02:07 

The Hill

Trump admin to settle $3M in legal fees over Obama-era contraception mandate: report...

The Trump administration has agreed to pay $3 millionto settlelawsuitsfiled against the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraception coverage,...

 2018-01-09 21:34 

WTOP

Maryland seeks to turn health care mandate into down payment...

Maryland lawmakers are scheduled to outline a plan on how to protect and improve the federal Affordable Care Act in Maryland. The post Maryland seeks to turn health care mandate into down payment appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-09 18:55 

Maryland Daily Record

Down payment option proposed to replace individual mandate in Md....

Maryland Democratic state legislators released the first piece of their plan to combat moves President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have made over the past year to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Brian Feldman and Del. Joseline Pea-M...

 2018-01-09 18:19 

Business Insider

The CDC wants employees to say 'Obamacare' instead of 'the Affordable Care Act' in official documents...

The CDC style guide also suggests three words to avoid: vulnerable, diversity, and entitlement....

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