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.
Just hours from now, open enrollment begins for millions of Americans who will be required to obtain insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In Dallas, that means most of the 500,000 uninsured will have to sign up for a plan.
In less than a week, the first major part of the Affordable Care Act will take effect. There are lots of question, but only some answers. That’s why dozens of people turned out in Dallas Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is congratulating his Texas colleague Ted Cruz for a “remarkable 21-hour performance.” But he still says he can’t support provoking a government shutdown to halt funding for Obamacare.
One of the biggest pieces of President Obama’s federal healthcare law goes into effect next week. However, there is a lot of confusion about what’s on the way — and how you can sign up for health care.
Texas continues to have the highest rate in the country of people without health insurance and ranks among the top-10 highest in poverty.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
UPS is ending health-insurance benefits for American nonunion employees’ spouses who can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change on the new health-care law.
Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is among those leading the fight to defeat President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare”, as it’s commonly called, by any means necessary.
Health and Human Services Secretary says Obama administration is open to negotiate health care plan for Texans.