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Feds: Less Than 3,000 Texans Selected ACA Health Plans

Fewer than 3,000 Texans managed to enroll for health insurance last month on the problem-plagued federal online exchange that’s a centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

11/13/2013

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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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Quality Of Life Report: Nearly 1/3 Of Dallas Co. Kids Live In Poverty

According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

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2 North Texas Urban League Offices At Center Of ACA Controversy

Two North Texas offices of the Urban League of Greater Dallas are at the center of a national controversy. One person has already lost her job. She was let go after the release of what many are calling an embarrassing video.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2013

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)

Feds Give $5.6M To 10 New Texas Health Centers

The federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.

11/07/2013

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Obama To Discuss Health Law In Dallas

On Wednesday, President Obama will meet with volunteers in Dallas who are helping people enroll in health insurance plans, even as the website problems persist.

11/03/2013

PHOENIX, AZ  - OCTOBER 24:  U.S. U.S. Health and Human Services Chief Kathleen Sebelius (C) talks with local officials before a news conference at the Wesley Community and Health Center October 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sebelius was in Phoenix to tout the initiative, commonly referred to as Obamacare, even as critics call for her resignation over problems with healthcare website.  (Photo by Laura Segall/Getty Images)

Health Sec. Sebelius Touting Health Care Law In Texas

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Austin and San Antonio to promote the federal health care overhaul.

10/25/2013

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Governor Perry Faults President Obama For Gov’t Standoff

Governor Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/04/2013

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ACA Won’t Help Taxpayers Footing Bill For Uninsured

Dallas County spends $650 million a year on healthcare. That is taxpayer money to care for uninsured patients who go to Parkland Hospital. And taxpayers will still pay for that care — even when the Affordable Care Act takes effect.

CBSDFW.COM–10/02/2013

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

Online Delays Mark Day One Of Enrollment In ACA

As millions of uninsured Americans logged onto the Healthcare Marketplace website Tuesday morning, several states experienced delays or site-crashing.

10/01/2013

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Jobs In Dallas Health Care Have A Healthy Outlook

A job in health care, a growing industry with good wages, just might be what the doctor ordered.

09/30/2013

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Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Texas Abortion Law

As expected, the abortion battle launched in the Texas Legislature with House Bill 2 is now headed to the courts. More than a dozen health care providers filed a federal lawsuit in Austin Friday challenging key provisions of the bill.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

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