Monthly Archives: January 2017

Last Chance To Sign Up For Obamacare, For 2017 And Maybe Forever

HealthCare.gov’s open enrollment for 2017 started Nov. 1 and ends on Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP… Continue reading »

Sales Of Short-Term Insurance Plans Could Surge If Health Law Is Relaxed

As Republicans look for ways to loosen the Affordable Care Act’s coverage requirements, sales of short-term health insurance policies could… Continue reading »

Obamacare Repeal Could Threaten Provisions That Help Older Adults

Medicaid doesn’t just provide health care for the poor; it also pays for long-term care for a lot of older… Continue reading »

Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

With financial incentives from the ACA, the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston signed agreements with physicians and insurers to create… Continue reading »

Trump Administration Cancels Ads Encouraging Obamacare Sign-Ups

Open enrollment for individual coverage under the Affordable Care for 2017 ends Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption toggle caption… Continue reading »

Repeal Ripples: 5 Insurance Exchange Chiefs Contemplate An Uncertain Future

Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, speaks during an enrollment event in Grand Park, in front of Los Angeles… Continue reading »

Obamacare Repeal Threatens A Health Benefit Popular In Coal Country

James Bounds is a West Virginia miner with black lung disease; it took him 4 1/2 years to get compensation… Continue reading »

Arizona Children Could Lose Health Coverage Under Obamacare Repeal

Vanessa Ramirez was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was in college. Today she and her kids get their health… Continue reading »

Meet The Republican Governors Who Don’t Want To Repeal All Of Obamacare

Ohio Governor John Kasich at a White House event in Nov. 2016. in Washington, DC. President Obama hosted the Cavaliers… Continue reading »

Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare Would Turn Medicaid Over To States

Kellyanne Conway, now an adviser to President Donald Trump and seen here at a November campaign rally, said on NBC… Continue reading »