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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…

 

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GOP readies swift Obamacare repeal with no replacement in place

The first major act of the unified Republican government in 2017 will…

 

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. talks to reporters as Congress begins the new year on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress sends health law repeal to Obama for first time

WASHINGTON — The GOP-led Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama Wednesday…

 

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)
FILE - In this March 31, 2014, file photo, Christina Hung, left, 23, of Oakland, fills out an application form during a health care enrollment event at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland, Calif. State-run health insurance markets that offer taxpayer-subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama’s law are grappling with high costs and disappointing enrollment, challenges that could lead more of them to turn over functions to the federal government, or join forces with other states. (Eric Risberg/AP File Photo)

Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

SACRAMENTO — The cost of private individual health plans on California's state-run…

FILE - In this March 31, 2014, file photo, Christina Hung, left, 23, of Oakland, fills out an application form during a health care enrollment event at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland, Calif. State-run health insurance markets that offer taxpayer-subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama’s law are grappling with high costs and disappointing enrollment, challenges that could lead more of them to turn over functions to the federal government, or join forces with other states. (Eric Risberg/AP File Photo)
President Barack Obama arrives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, to speak after the Supreme Court upheld the subsidies for customers in states that do not operate their own exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Contours of Obama’s legacy form with help of unlikely allies

WASHINGTON — Long past the prime of his presidency, Barack Obama is…

President Barack Obama arrives in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, to speak after the Supreme Court upheld the subsidies for customers in states that do not operate their own exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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)
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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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GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids…

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A new Supreme Court challenge for 'Obamacare'

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a new challenge to President…

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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
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Health law cited as US uninsured rate drops

The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest…

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Federal health market surpasses 1 million signups

A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government's rehabilitated website…

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Health plan sticker shock ahead for some buyers

As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance…

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Gregg DeGuire/WireImageSinger Adam Levine has signed up as a spokesperson for Obamacare.

Scoop: Sexy Adam Levine tapped to sell Obamacare

What Obamacare really needs right now is some good publicity and a…

Gregg DeGuire/WireImageSinger Adam Levine has signed up as a spokesperson for Obamacare.
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Federal data show health disparities among states

Residents in some parts of the U.S. are signing up for health…

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AP Photo/Jon ElswickThis photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington

Officials: Worst tech bugs over for Healthcare.gov

The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over…

AP Photo/Jon ElswickThis photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington
AP Photo/Jim ColeJocelyn Caple poses behind her desk at Frisbie Memorial Hospital

Limited patient choice next health overhaul issue

After they get the website fixed, then what? Keeping your doctors and…

AP Photo/Jim ColeJocelyn Caple poses behind her desk at Frisbie Memorial Hospital
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Obama administration posts low health care signups

Planting a paltry number on a national disappointment, the Obama administration revealed…

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