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Republican states still face big health care costs as Obamacare is unwound

WASHINGTON — States that fought and shunned the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid…

 

Louisiana 1st state in Deep South to expand Medicaid

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is becoming the first state in the…

 

New Generation Health Center is set to close at the end of July after losing grant funding last year and because it is also seismically unstable. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special  to S.F. Examiner)

Free health clinic serving low-income, minority youths in Potrero Hill slated for closure

Stakeholders will meet next week to discuss the impending closure of a…

 

In this file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

US seeks strong finish on health care sign-ups amid doubts

WASHINGTON — Seeking a strong showing in President Barack Obama's last year…

In this file photo, the HealthCare.gov website, where people can buy health insurance, is displayed on a laptop screen in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Booster shot to the health care system

As a doctor of optometry, I interact daily with patients in need…

Jennifer Greene, 58, holds her grandson while babysitting Monday at her daughters' home in Delray Beach, Fla. Greene 58, had feared she would have to go without insurance if she lost her $547-a-month tax credit. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

Health ruling relieves consumers; GOP states remain critical

MIAMI — Thursday's Supreme Court ruling validating federal health insurance subsidies for…

Jennifer Greene, 58, holds her grandson while babysitting Monday at her daughters' home in Delray Beach, Fla. Greene 58, had feared she would have to go without insurance if she lost her $547-a-month tax credit. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President…

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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How do justices weigh loss of health insurance for millions?

The Supreme Court could wipe away health insurance for millions of Americans…

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Federal health insurance aid in doubt for nearly 8 million

Nearly 8 million people could lose up to $24 billion a year…

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Democrats seek relief from health law penalties

The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may…

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Jeff Chiu/2013 AP file photoSan Franciscans eligible to buy health insurance via the Covered California exchange – made possible thanks to ACA

Healthy S.F. care option extended again

Thanks to Obamacare, Meizhi Yi can buy health insurance. But the San…

Jeff Chiu/2013 AP file photoSan Franciscans eligible to buy health insurance via the Covered California exchange – made possible thanks to ACA
AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack…

AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington
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Common-sense solutions can resolve primary-care shortage

Congress should reauthorize and fully fund nurse practitioner residencies in primary care…

The Association of American Medical Colleges says there will be a shortage of 65

1.2 million enroll in California health plans

California's health exchange says more than 1.2 million Californians enrolled in private…

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Covered California sign-up deadline extended 2 weeks

The initial enrollment period for getting subsidized health coverage may have passed,…

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White House: 7 million signed up for health care

</div> In a key milestone for the 4-year-old health care law, the…

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Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

A flood of last-minute applicants rushed to sign up for health insurance…

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High volume, long wait at California's health site

California's health insurance exchange is experiencing a high volume of users, leading…

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California sees late surge in health enrollment

California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing…

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Millions could get extra time for health sign-ups

Millions of Americans could get extra time to enroll for taxpayer-subsidized coverage…

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