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Deadline Arrives For January Health Coverage

Individuals looking to purchase health insurance that is effective beginning on January 1 under the Affordable Care Act only have through Monday to make it happen.

12/15/2014

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Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Health Care Law

A Texas doctor’s challenge to President Obama’s health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.

12/02/2014

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

Hispanics Targeted In 2nd Year Of Health Overhaul

From grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.

12/01/2014

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Nonprofits Battle Health Insurance Misinformation

Nonprofit groups preparing to sign up folks for insurance say they have to battle misinformation and misconceptions

CBS 11–11/15/2014

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Walmart Plans Health Insurance Shopping

The world’s largest retailer plans to allow shoppers to compare health coverage options and enroll in Medicare or the public exchange plans created under the Affordable Care Act.

10/06/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Democrats Reframe Health Care Debate

One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama’s health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.

08/22/2014

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Texas Medicaid Load Rising Without Expansion

Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the state’s decision not to expand the program under new federal health care law.

08/15/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Mull Alternatives To Medicaid Expansion

A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.

08/14/2014

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Dems Seek Edge In Contraception Ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives.

07/16/2014

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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

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Final Push On Health Insurance Enrollment

Texas health care advocates are giving a final push on Monday to get uninsured people to buy plans through the federal marketplace on the last day of open enrollment.

03/31/2014

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