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  • New questions over abortion coverage in health law

    New questions over abortion coverage in health law

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:18:08 GMT
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.
    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.
  • 23andMe CEO navigates health regulation

    23andMe CEO navigates health regulation

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:28:12 GMT
    No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based...
    No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company...
  • Hackers break into HealthCare.gov

    Hackers break into HealthCare.gov

    Thursday, September 4 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-09-04 23:58:25 GMT
    The Obama administration says hackers breached HealthCare.gov, but no consumer information was taken in the attack on the health insurance website that serves more than 5 million Americans.
    Hackers successfully breached HealthCare.gov, but no consumer information was taken from the health insurance website that serves more than 5 million Americans, the Obama administration disclosed Thursday.
  • Democrats borrow a GOP idea on health care costs

    Democrats borrow a GOP idea on health care costs

    Thursday, September 4 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-09-04 20:26:21 GMT
    A liberal-leaning think tank is unveiling a health care cost-control plan that borrows some Republican ideas.
    Borrowing a Republican idea, a group including former senior Obama and Clinton advisers is unveiling a novel proposal to let states take the lead in controlling health costs.
  • Court grants Obama plea to re-hear health case

    Court grants Obama plea to re-hear health case

    Thursday, September 4 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-04 14:34:25 GMT
    The federal appeals court in Washington has thrown out a ruling that called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the president's health...
    The federal appeals court in Washington threw out a ruling Thursday that called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the president's health care law.
  • Pace of health care spending likely to speed up

    Pace of health care spending likely to speed up

    Thursday, September 4 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-09-04 08:31:29 GMT
    The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients.
    The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients.
  • 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.
  • News 13 Poll

  • What kind of effect has the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had on you?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Positive
    19%
    126 votes
    Negative
    63%
    420 votes
    No effect
    18%
    116 votes
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