Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The website for HealthCare.gov on Friday, July 6, 2018, in Washington. A congressional watchdog says the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons for former President Barack Obama’s health care law after mixed results last year amid a failed GOP drive to repeal it. (HHS via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional watchdog said Thursday the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons under former President Barack Obama's health care law after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal it. The report from the Government...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asks a question during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill's hopes of winning a third term in Republican-dominated Missouri could depend both on convincing voters she's sufficiently moderate and how voters feel about President Donald Trump, who is backing her presumptive Republican challenger. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 08, 2018 - 12:19 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the primary election in Missouri (all times local): 12:15 a.m. A black Ferguson city councilman has claimed victory over seven-term incumbent Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary for St. Louis County prosecutor. Wesley Bell told a large crowd of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., asks a question during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Heller, considered the most vulnerable GOP senator seeking another term this year, opposed measures to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature law before backing other versions that failed. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 02, 2018 - 3:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller's sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats and activists hoping to stymie his re-election. Heller, considered the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senator, opposed...
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August 02, 2018 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will try forcing a campaign-season vote on blocking a Trump administration rule allowing insurers to sell short-term plans that are cheaper but skimpier than allowed under the Obama health care law, party leaders said Thursday. Though the effort has a chance of passing...
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The HealthCare.gov website main page. The Trump administration is clearing the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey “Obamacare” for consumers struggling with high premiums. But the policies don’t have to cover pre-existing conditions and benefits are limited. It’s not certain if that’s going to translate into broad consumer appeal among people who need an individual policy. (HHS via AP
August 01, 2018 - 6:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is clearing the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people struggling with high premiums. But the policies don't have to cover existing medical conditions and offer limited benefits. It...
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July 31, 2018 - 6:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's largest health insurer said Tuesday it's cutting some individual premiums for the first time in over a quarter century, but next year's savings on subsidized "Obamacare" coverage would have been much larger if Washington had left the law alone. Blue Cross and...
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Jasper Colt-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 30, 2018 - 9:16 pm
President Trump says Republicans eliminated an 'especially cruel tax' that fell mostly on Americans making less than $50,000 a year and repealed the 'core of disastrous ObamaCare.' Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Dreamstime
September 02, 2017 - 2:31 am
The Trump administration has announced sharp cuts to programs that promote health care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for next year. Advertising will face a 90% decrease from 100 million spent on sign-ups for 2017 to only ten million for 2018, according to Health and Human Services...
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Dreamstime
May 25, 2017 - 2:38 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KNSS) - People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23...
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Steve McIntosh
May 05, 2017 - 10:24 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Newly-elected Kansas Congressman Ron Estes tells KNSS News his first week-and-a-half in the House of Representatives has been "a whirlwind". He joined his fellow Republicans in passing a new health care plan this week., which he says is a "great thing" and will "move the...
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