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  • Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

    Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:33:21 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is reaching into his own medical history to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans that his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced his vote.
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him.
  • Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

    Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:32:28 GMT
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
    A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
  • US won't reveal records on health website security

    US won't reveal records on health website security

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-08-19 09:36:50 GMT
    The Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's signature health care website because doing so could "potentially"...
    After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the...
  • Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

    Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:18:56 GMT
    The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
    The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
  • Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

    Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:49:05 GMT
    The administration is warning hundreds of thousands of consumers they risk losing taxpayer-subsidized health insurance unless they act quickly to resolve issues about their citizenship and immigration status.
    Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The...
  • Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

    Oracle sues Oregon over health insurance exchange

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:06:01 GMT
    Oracle Corp. is suing Oregon in a continuing fiasco over the state's health insurance exchange, saying Oregon is continuing to use the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.
    Oracle Corp. has sued the state of Oregon in a fight over the state's health insurance exchange, saying government officials are using the technology company's software despite $23 million in disputed bills.
  • UN: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

    UN: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

    Friday, August 8 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-08 23:45:57 GMT
    The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
    The World Health Organization urged nations worldwide to donate money and resources to stop the spread of Ebola as it declared the outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency.
  • Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

    Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

    Thursday, August 7 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-08-07 21:16:12 GMT
    Veterans are expected to have an easier time getting government-paid health care from local doctors under a bill that President Barack Obama is set to sign into law Thursday.
    Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.
  • Gov. Abercrombie: Health exchange fundamentally flawed

    Gov. Abercrombie: Health exchange fundamentally flawed

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-04-02 06:11:43 GMT
    Hawaii was the first to commit to rollout of an insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, but the last to get up and running. From a late launch two weeks after the fact, to a CEO who abandoned
    Hawaii was the first to commit to rollout of an insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, but the last to get up and running.
  • Time ticking on open enrollment for health coverage through ACA

    Time ticking on open enrollment for health coverage through ACA

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:23:04 GMT
    Open enrollment for 2014 closed at midnight Monday. Application counselors with the Palmetto Project worked over the weekend and into the evening hours Monday to help people sign-up under the Affordable Care Act.
    Open enrollment for 2014 closed at midnight Monday. Application counselors with the Palmetto Project worked over the weekend and into the evening hours Monday to help people sign-up under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Affordable Healthcare Act deadline approaching

    Affordable Healthcare Act deadline approaching

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-03-31 23:53:23 GMT
    The deadline to sign up for healthcare as part of the Affordable Care Act is tonight at midnight.Centers across the CSRA were extra busy today as people rushed to fill out their applications. Center administrators
    The deadline to sign up for healthcare as part of the Affordable Care Act is tonight at midnight.
  • Healthcare deadline today, health providers work to help people register

    Healthcare deadline today, health providers work to help people register

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-03-31 23:01:53 GMT
    The deadline to sign up for healthcare is finally here, and we've talked to a few people who have registered.
    The deadline to sign up for healthcare is finally here, and we've talked to a few people who have registered. 
  • FAQ: What is Obamacare?

    FAQ: What is Obamacare?

    Friday, January 17 2014 2:39 PM EST2014-01-17 19:39:13 GMT
    Several major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months. Here are some details on what's happening, how it will work, and what it means for you.
    Several major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months. Here are some details on what's happening, how it will work, and what it means for you.
  • Official: Healthcare target was 800K by the end of Nov.

    Official: Healthcare target was 800K by the end of Nov.

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 6:06 PM EST2013-11-05 23:06:29 GMT
    (CNN) – The Obama administration wanted to have 800,000 people enrolled under the new healthcare law by the end of this month. Obamacare official Marilyn Tavenner revealed that information to a Senate
    The Obama administration wanted 800,000 people enrolled in the health care plan by the end of November, says on official.
  • Fiscal Cliff: The Medicare doc fix

    Fiscal Cliff: The Medicare doc fix

    Wednesday, December 12 2012 6:30 AM EST2012-12-12 11:30:07 GMT
    (RNN) - Perhaps one of the most silent consequences of jumping off the fiscal cliff is the possible enforcement of the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. Unbeknownst by most, Medicare enacted
    If the fiscal cliff cuts go into effect, doctors could see a 27 percent cut in what Medicare will pay.
  • Medicare's future is unknown

    Medicare's future is unknown

    Thursday, December 2 2010 12:41 AM EST2010-12-02 05:41:53 GMT
    Federal health care spending is the single largest fiscal challenge over the long-run and Medicare, the government's social insurance program for people over 65 costs the most.
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  • Hundreds turn out for Affordable Care Jubilee

    Hundreds turn out for Affordable Care Jubilee

    Friday, October 4 2013 9:04 PM EDT2013-10-05 01:04:16 GMT
    Hundreds sat down Friday for one on one Q and A's about the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Jubilee was held at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center. "A lot of things some people are
    Hundreds sat down Friday for one on one Q and A's about the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Jubilee was held at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center.
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  • What kind of effect has the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had on you?

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