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Obamacare

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

What Is An Insurance Card?

Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.

02/25/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

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Health Care Site Put To The Test As Deadline Nears

The government’s revamped health care website was put to its biggest test yet as a record-breaking surge of Americans rushed to beat Tuesday’s extended deadline for signing up for coverage.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

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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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Obamacare Congressional Hearing Held In Richardson

Members of the U.S. Congress came to North Texas Monday to discuss concerns about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS 11–12/16/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

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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14,000+ Texans Pick Insurance Exchange Plans

About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange, nearly five times more than successfully navigated the site during its rocky opening month.

12/11/2013

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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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