Affordable Care Act - Medical

Despite Glitches, Hundreds At Texas Hospitals To Sign Up On Healthcare.gov

A glitch kept Nina Tillmon of Grand Prairie from completing the process to sign up for insurance on the government’s website healthcare.gov. But she says she’s not too concerned.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

380238 04: Pediatrician Wilma Bausas examines Gladys Perez, 4, during her visit to the Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc. health clinic October 14, 2000 in El Paso, Texas. Texas ranks second to last (49th out of 50 states) in the nation in the percentage of children without health insurance. About 1.4 million children in Texas are uninsured. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Confusion About Obamacare Deadline Persists

Three days before the federal deadline to secure it, or potentially face a penalty, there are still questions the federal deadline to secure healthcare.

03/28/2014

Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda (L) helps Rosa Ayala Cruz (R) apply for health benefits. (credit: Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Hispanics Being Left Behind In Health Care Overhaul

Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.

03/24/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on January 28, 2014. (credit: LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Turns To Comedy To Promote Health Care Plan

President Barack Obama is hamming it up online to promote his health care plan, appearing in the comedy sketch ‘Between Two Ferns’ with Zach Galifianakis.

03/11/2014

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Obamacare Enrollment In Texas: 14,000 So Far

Only 14,000 residents of Texas have successfully enrolled so far. Texas has approximately six million uninsured legal residents.

12/23/2013

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Deadlines Loom For Texans Seeking Health Care

Texas cities are ramping up efforts to get people enrolled in President Barack Obama’s health care exchange as they face a deadline for insurance coverage to begin Jan. 1.

12/23/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Enforcing The Health Law Mandate: What The IRS Can & Can’t Do

According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.

11/13/2013

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5 Ways To Buy Health Insurance Without A Government Exchange

If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.

11/08/2013