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Obamacare Is Making a Difference, But Here's What We Must Tackle Next

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

We still spend more per capita on health care than any other country. In that sense, the law doesn't do enough to address the "real cost drivers" of medical inflation.

Gerry Smith

Hacker Succeeds In Breaking Into HealthCare.gov For First Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.05.2014 | Technology

A hacker broke into HealthCare.gov and installed malicious software on one of its servers in the first successful breach of the health insurance excha...

Jeffrey Young

Here's Where Obamacare Has Made The Most Progress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

More than 8 million people enrolled in private health insurance under Obamacare for 2014, topping expectations despite a rocky start. But that's less ...

Jeffrey Young

Calm Down, Everyone. Two GOP Judges Didn't Annihilate Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business

On Tuesday, two federal appeals courts issued totally opposing rulings on a pair of lawsuits challenging Obamacare, one of which would tear apart the ...

Polls Show That People Care Obamacare Cares

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Finally, something other than a love for pizza has brought Americans together. Happiness over their health coverage with the Affordable Care Act. Go figure.

This Is How Much More Your Health Insurance Could Cost If Two Republican Judges Get Their Way

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

President Barack Obama suffered a setback Tuesday in a legal battle that threatens to unravel his health care reform law. A federal appeals court pane...

Those Obamacare Attack Ads Backfired, Actually Helped Boost Enrollment

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

While those attack ads likely cost some Democratic members of Congress their jobs in 2012, a new report indicates that, crazy as it sounds, those ads may have contributed to the success of the health care legislation this year.

Laura Bassett

Obama's New Health Secretary May Change How Washington Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is about to inherit one of the most difficult jobs in Washington. As President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Department of...

Friday Talking Points - Our 4/20 Acronym Contest Challenge

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we've noted, 2014 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for marijuana reform. The Colorado and Washington experiments are proceeding apace, and the only real question people are asking is "which state will be next?"

Anti-Obamacare States Are Falling Far Behind In Insuring People

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

The ranks of the uninsured are thinning most quickly in states that have actively embraced Obamacare, a new poll finds. The uninsured rate has fall...

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?

Jeffrey Young

The Obamacare Deadline Is Just Days Away. Here's What You Need To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

The Obamacare deadline for this year is almost upon us. If you don't have health insurance yet and you want coverage, it's time to get moving. Here's ...

Jeffrey Young

Walking The Uninsured Through Obamacare Sign-Ups Is Tiring And Tedious. It Also Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business

SALISBURY, Md. -- If you're wondering why the Obama administration is still so far from its goal of enrolling 6 million Americans into Obamacare, look...

Jeffrey Young

More Than 4.2 Million People Have Now Enrolled In Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

More than 4.2 million people enrolled into private plans via Obamacare's health insurance exchange marketplaces through March 1, the Department of Hea...

These Are Issues Unions Have Raised About Obamacare

D. Taylor | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
D. Taylor

Instead of working with us, the White House has tried to obfuscate the issue of the regulatory hurdles to Taft-Hartleys participating on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges by introducing an absurd and factually false claim that co-ops are somehow the same as Taft-Hartleys.

Jeffrey Young

These Health Insurance Companies Are Winning At Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

A central promise of Obamacare was to spur competition between insurance companies to drive down health care costs and give consumers more choices. Th...

Meet The Newest Uninsured American

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The roughly 48 million uninsured Americans have a new member in their ranks: Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas). "Other people are going to see what I di...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Glitches Forced Woman To Postpone Cancer Surgery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

UPDATE: 5:02 p.m. -- After the publication of this article, K.C. Handler received confirmation from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that her An...

Obamacare vs. the French Health Care System

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 01.10.2014 | Money
Nake M. Kamrany

While Obamacare may not be replicating the French health care system, it seems that its goals are similar, but unfortunately remain unaffordable. Therefore, it is necessary for its policies to promote those goals and make them affordable.

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare's Next Great Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Obamacare's most crucial deadline thus far is mere days away, sparking a mad dash as Americans seek health coverage for 2014 and put the system to its...

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers Extend Key Obamacare Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.18.2013 | Business

Facing pressure from the Obama administration, health insurers have extended the deadline for Obamacare premiums as late as Jan. 10, the industry's le...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Offers Last-Minute Fix For Obamacare Enrollees -- With A Catch

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

Those who couldn't sign up for Obamacare by the deadline because of technical glitches with the health care website may get a lifeline, Health and Hum...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Enrollments Surpass 1 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More than two months after Obamacare's ugly debut, the number of Americans using the system is starting to grow: Nearly 1.2 million peop...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Glitches Hit 10 Percent Of Enrollments: Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

As many as one in 10 enrollments through HealthCare.gov aren't accurately being transmitted to health insurance companies, a federal official disclose...

Jeffrey Young

Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Unresolved technical problems on HealthCare.gov could lead to a rude surprise at the doctor's office next month for patients who think they successful...