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Obamacare Enrollment

Obamacare Drives Uninsured Rate To Lowest On Record

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

The percentage of Americans without health insurance fell to a new low in recent months, according to the results of a Gallup poll released Thursday. ...

Obamacare Exchanges Facing Applicant Verification Issues, Watchdog Finds

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds statement from Obamacare administrator) By David Lawder WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - Online insurance marketplac...

Jeffrey Young

Diagnosis: Headaches For Obamacare Enrollees At The Doctor's Office | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

Obamacare's enrollment glitches might have been fixed long ago, but they're still causing headaches at doctors' offices and clinics around the country...

Jeffrey Young

More Than 8 Million Have Signed Up For Obamacare, In Latest Tally | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

Over 8 million individuals signed up for health insurance via the Obamacare exchanges through April 19, according to an official report from the Depar...

House Republicans' Report: Obamacare Signups Lagging

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans issued a report Wednesday saying that one-third of people who signed up for health insurance through new federal...

A Very Good Friday

Neil McCarthy | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

The good news today is that eight million people have now signed up for medical insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Republicans Aren't Moving On From Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee sent a message to President Barack Obama Friday: the GOP is not moving on from Obamacare. The Republicans' messag...

Andrew Perez

GOP Congressman Claims Kansas Has More Uninsured Since Health Care Reform | Andrew Perez | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said Monday he believes the uninsured rate in his state has increased since implementation of the 2010 healt...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million In Remarkable Turnaround | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business

In a remarkable rebound from the botched rollout of Obamacare, 8 million people have signed up for private health insurance via the exchanges created ...

Obama Taking Questions At Press Briefing

Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama is set to answer questions during Thursday's White House press briefing. The president was expected to speak on the latest A...

Newt Gingrich Slams Kathleen Sebelius, Democrats As 'Nut-Cake Ideologues'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Newt Gingrich isn't holding back in his criticism of the Cabinet secretary and others behind the troubled rollout of the hea...

7.5 Million Have Signed Up For Health Coverage Through Obamacare, Kathleen Sebelius Says

AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says 7.5 million Americans have now signed up for health coverage under Pres...

Survey Shows More Good News For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

Nearly one week after White House enrollment numbers showed Obamacare surpassing the seven-million mark, an economist-driven survey is projecting more...

President Obama, Go Ahead and Dust That Dirt Off Your Shoulders!

Russell Simmons | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Russell Simmons

Our work certainly is not done, but with over 7 million people enrolling in Obamacare, we ought to be very proud of what we have accomplished. The legacy of this great president is growing by the day, as one who leads with compassion, tolerance and generosity with always a focus on equality.

Unsung Heroes of Obamacare's Enrollment Surge

Martha Bergmark | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Martha Bergmark

As this year's enrollment period comes to a close, attention will now turn to the law's impact on health care delivery. But it's worth pausing to take stock of the forces that helped turn enrollment numbers around and expand access to affordable care. They deserve some recognition.

Sam Stein

White House Says Obamacare Politics 'Are In A Different Phase Now' | Sam Stein | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With news that more than 7 million people have chosen plans through the Affordable Care Act exchanges, it seems logical that Democrats, ...

The Debate Is Over on Repealing Obamacare

Brian Normoyle | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Ten million Americans who didn't have health insurance now do and there is much more work to do moving forward. Why should we step back from that and what would conservatives like to go back to?

Dodging the Obamacare Bullet

Shan Wells | Posted 06.02.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


Jeffrey Young

5 Things The Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Won't Tell You | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

So is Obamacare a success? Has President Barack Obama's signature health reform law revolutionized our broken health care system? More than 7 milli...

Let There Be Peace on Earth and No More Talk About Obamacare... for Awhile

Linda Bergthold | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

Why can't everyone shut up about Obamacare? Because now the real problems will start to surface. People who thought their monthly premiums were too high may drop out and stop paying, thus losing their insurance. The lucky ones will end up on Fox complaining about it. The rest will just "go bare," which is where they started in the first place. Those who chose a Bronze plan but have some serious medical expenses will face some pretty hefty costs before any insurance kicks in. The fact that there is a cap on annual and lifetime out-of-pocket costs will be small comfort when facing $5,000 or $6,000 in deductible costs. Then there will be people who go to their doctor only to find out he or she is not in their plan. Or they just didn't read the fine print and figure out they have to pay a deductible for their prescription drugs. The potential for keeping this thing alive until the November elections is nearly endless.

Sam Stein

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 7.1 Million On Final Day | Sam Stein | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a rollout so shaky that many wondered if the Affordable Care Act would be able to stand, more than 7 million people have chosen he...

Obama To Speak On Obamacare Enrollment

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama will speak on the Obamacare enrollment numbers Tuesday afternoon. It was reported late Monday -- the deadline day for health...

Obamacare On Track To Hit 7 Million Sign-Ups On Deadline Day: Sources

AP | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beating expectations, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was on track to sign up more than 7 million Americans for heal...

Obamacare Set To Reach 7 Million Sign-Ups On Deadline Day: Sources

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government officials tell The Associated Press that President Barack Obama's health care law is on track to hit 7 million sign-ups...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Accuses White House Of 'Cooking The Books' On Obamacare Enrollment | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on Sunday dismissed the White House's recent announcement that Obamacare enrollment had reached more than 6 ...