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Late Health Care Push To Focus On Large Texas Cities

The federal government is targeting Dallas and Houston among 25 large metro areas nationwide to push health care signups before the end of the open enrollment period.

02/05/2014

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Sebelius Touts Community Healthcare Effort

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visits Dallas on Friday to promote community-based efforts to sign Texans up for health insurance.

01/31/2014

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Texas Adds More Health Law Navigator Training

Federally funded “navigators” who help Texans get health insurance under the federal health care overhaul must obtain more training.

01/21/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Health Law Dampens Perry’s 2014 Optimism

Gov. Rick Perry said that the nation’s new health care law has dampened the optimism that he normally feels with the new year. Texas has the highest rate of uninsured Americans.

01/01/2014

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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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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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Updated Healthcare.gov Gets Mixed Reviews

Counselors helping people use the federal government’s online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated site, with some zipping through the application process while others are facing the same old sputters and even crashes.

12/03/2013

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Gov’t Diagnosis: HealthCare.gov On The Mend

The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort to get the troubled HealthCare.gov website up to snuff.

12/02/2013

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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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2nd Hidden Camera Video Released Amid ACA Fraud Allegations

In its second hidden camera video, a conservative watchdog group went to Fort Worth, Houston, and Luling. The new video again appears to show employees advising people to lie about their income — to obtain cheaper premiums.

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Calls To Dismantle Navigator Program In ACA Following Video Release

The video appears to show employees from the Urban League of Greater Dallas encouraging applicants for the federal government’s insurance exchanges to lie about their health habits and their income to get cheaper coverage.

11/13/2013

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