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Entries by Jeffrey Young from 09/2013

Obamacare Provokes 21 States Into Banning Abortion Coverage By Private Health Insurers

Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's health care reform law may bring new benefits and coverage to women. But Obamacare has also unintentionally pro...

Obamacare Premiums Will Vary Widely By State And City: Report

Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

The premiums for coverage available on the health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will vary widely from...

North Carolina Hospital Closes, Citing No Medicaid Expansion

Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

A small hospital in a coastal North Carolina community will close its doors within months and its parent company says Gov. Pat McCrory's (R) decision ...

Rite Aid To Promote Obamacare Enrollment At Thousands Of Stores

Posted 09.09.2013 | Business

The drug store chain Rite Aid will offer in-store assistance to people seeking to enroll in health insurance under President Barack Obama's health car...

Pennsylvania's GOP Governor Flips To Support Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: Reports

Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett may be the 10th Republican governor to back a Medicaid expansion in his state under President Barack Obama's health care...

Unions' Obamacare Demand Won't Be Met, Obama Administration Says

Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

The Obama administration won't give in to organized labor's demand that it bend the health care reform law to protect some union member's health insur...

Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion, Reform Plan Unveiled By GOP Gov. Tom Corbett

Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday became the 10th Republican governor to back the expansion of Medicaid, the joint federal-state health program ...

48 Million Americans Are Uninsured Ahead Of Obamacare Changes

Posted 09.17.2013 | Business

The number of Americans with health insurance held steady in 2012, according to a Census Bureau report issued Tuesday morning. The number of insured A...

Health Care Spending Continues To Rise Slowly Ahead Of Obamacare Expansion: Report

Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

National health care spending continues to grow at historically low rates this year -- but it will rise faster over the next decade as the economy rec...

Some Of Obamacare's Biggest Winners Know Little About The Law

Posted 09.20.2013 | Business

Bonnie O'Brian faced a rude awakening just after her 55th birthday last May: Her insurance premium soared 38 percent to $611 per month. O'Brian was...

The Biggest Myth About Obamacare

Posted 09.23.2013 | Business

The biggest part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is just days away from its debut, and the American public remains confused. For many...

Obamacare Ready To Go In California, Rhode Island, State Officials Say

Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

The Obamacare health insurance exchanges in the largest and the smallest of U.S. states will be ready to enroll people into health coverage on Oct. 1,...

Obamacare Health Insurance Exchanges Will Be Open On Time: Official

Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

Health insurance exchanges, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, will be ready on time for their Oct. 1 launch date, a ...

Obamacare Premiums Report Shows Low Prices For Uninsured With Wide Variation

Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The average price for basic health coverage purchased on health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will be...

Obamacare Benefits Enrollment Will Start Slowly, White House Predicts

Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The White House isn't expecting a flood of applications for health benefits next month when the health insurance exchanges created by President Barack...

Obamacare Glitches Mount As Launch Day Nears. Nobody Panic.

Posted 09.26.2013 | Business

At almost the same time President Barack Obama was giving a big speech in Maryland touting his health-care reform law and mocking his critics, his adm...

Most People Don't Know Obamacare Sign-Up Starts Next Month: Survey

Posted 09.28.2013 | Business

Shortly before the debut of the biggest element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, nearly two-thirds of Americans -- and almost three...

Obamacare Isn't Communism, And 13 Other Questions Answered

Posted 09.30.2013 | Business

Like most Americans, you've probably heard of "Obamacare," but you're not exactly sure what it is. According to your uncle's Facebook posts, it sounds...

Obamacare Exchanges To Launch Tuesday Despite Obstacles, Glitches, Top Health Official Says

Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nothing will stop the Tuesday rollout out of the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Health and Human Servic...