Gov't Survey Confirms Slowdown In US Health Insurance GainsA new government survey confirms that the nation's progress in getting more people covered by health insurance slowed significantly this year, a finding that tempers a historic achievement of the Obama administration.
Progress Slows On Uninsured As Health Law Blame Game Goes OnProgress in reducing the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. appears to be losing momentum.
Texas Losing Aetna Affordable Care Act Insurance ExchangesAetna will abandon Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges next year in Texas and 10 other states amid financial concerns.
Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange ParticipationAetna has become the latest health insurer to retreat from the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges by announcing a pullback that will further deplete customer choices in many pockets of the country.
Medicaid Estimate Renews Cost Concerns Over 'Obamacare'A government report says the cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected. That's raising questions about a vital part of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Health Insurer Aetna Backs Off ACA Expansion PlansAetna is calling off its public insurance exchange expansion plans for next year, as it becomes the latest big insurer to cast doubt on the future of a key element of the Affordable Care Act.
New Concerns For Obamacare: Insurance Rates RisingThe largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent, a new sign that President Barack Obama's overhaul hasn't solved the problem of price spikes.
Significant Premium Hikes Expected Under Obama Health LawInsurers say the law's coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they're setting the stage for hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double digits.
Crunch Time Again For Health Law; Tuesday Sign-Up DeadlineRising premiums and shaken faith among insurers have cast a cloud over sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it's crunch time again. Tuesday is the deadline for millions of uninsured to sign up in time for coverage to begin on January 1.
Bigger Bite For Health Law Penalty On UninsuredThe federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695 for next year, and supporters of President Barack Obama's overhaul are urging the administration to highlight that increase as a marketing strategy.
TX Sen. Cornyn Defends Position On 9/11 First Responders' BenefitsTexas Senator John Cornyn on Monday responded to a question about what message Congress is sending to the September 11, 2001 First Responders by allowing their medical benefits to expire.
Texas Uninsured Rate Falls, But Still Leads NationTexas saw its percentage of residents without health insurance fall 3 points to 19.1 percent — but the state still has the nation's highest uninsured rate.