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Jeffrey Young

Here's More Proof Obamacare Is Working

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business

The number of Americans without health insurance declined by 10.3 million because of Obamacare enrollment, according to a report from the Department o...

Too Soon to Say on Insurance Rates for '15, But There Are Trends Worth Noting

Bob Semro | Posted 07.01.2014 | Denver
Bob Semro

How much will health insurance premiums go up next year? The short answer: We won't know for several months.

Obamacare Has Drastically Cut The Uninsured Rate For Blacks, Hispanics

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

A new survey confirms that Obamacare is most helping some of the very people it was designed to help: blacks, Hispanics and low-income Americans. ...

Uninsured Rate Drops To New Low As Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

The percentage of Americans without health insurance is at its lowest since Gallup started tracking such data in 2008. According to Gallup's most ...

Obamacare's Biggest Fear Isn't Coming True

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has i...

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...

GOP Senate Candidate Explains Why The Uninsured Are Less 'Educated,' 'Sophisticated'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who is running to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), sought Thursday to explain his controversial comments about how, in hi...

Here's Why Most Uninsured Americans Won't Enroll In Obamacare

Kaiser Health News | Jordan Rau | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Provided by Kaiser Health News: With less than a week left until insurers stop accepting new customers through the health care marketplaces, a poll...

Jason Linkins

Columnist Suddenly Worried About The Uninsured, But Not Enough To Get It Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

It's been a while since we got to read a solid, hopelessly clueless op-ed inveighing against Obamacare, but The Washington Times' Joe Curl brings us a...

Good News For Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's uninsured rate dropped modestly this month as the major coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's health care...

Exactly How Is the Affordable Care Act an Affront to Freedom?

David Coates | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
David Coates

The government is being shut down for a reason, and we need to examine that reason. We need to ask our Republican Congressmen and women exactly which bits of the ACA are such a threat to individual freedom in America that resistance to them warrants closing down the government?

Doctor's Advice: Get Health Insurance

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

If you trust your doctor with your life, you should trust his or her advice. Get insurance and encourage your family, friends, neighbors and acquaintances to get health insurance.

Marketing Obamacare Insurance

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

If we want to sell health insurance, it behooves us to study how the same purchasing audience buys cornflakes.

Almost All Americans Lack Health Insurance

Beth Haynes, M.D. | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Beth Haynes, M.D.

If we want to preserve financial protection for catastrophic medical care, we have to allow our health coverage to conform to the requirements of true insurance.

Jeffrey Young

High Health Costs Excluded Millions Of Americans Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

More than 40 percent of U.S. residents went without health insurance or had coverage that didn't protect them against high medical costs last year, su...

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurance Out Of Reach For Millions Of Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

More than 45 million U.S. residents didn't have health insurance during the first nine months of last year, according to survey findings released Thur...

Providing Care for Those Who Need It Most

Amy R. Hamlin | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Amy R. Hamlin

Regardless of health care policies or politics, Volunteers in Medicine clinics will be needed indefinitely to continue to care for those who remain uninsured, who fall through the cracks or are unable to afford health insurance.

States With The Most Uninsured Residents

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.30.2012 | Business

There are 50.7 million uninsured Americans as of the 2010 census, and in some states, over a quarter of the population is uninsured. States in the...

GOP To The Uninsured: You're On Your Own

The Washington Post | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

The House is voting (again) to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday. Meanwhile, six Republican governors (so far) say they won’t go along ...

Health Care Reform Would Leave Millions Uninsured

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't. I...

Uninsured Face Uncertain Future If Court Strikes Down Health Care Law

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

SEWANEE, Tenn. - As Robin Layman, a mother of two who has major health troubles but no insurance, arrived at a free clinic here, she had a big persona...

Hickenlooper To Sign Hospital Information Bill

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

On Monday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that changes how uninsured patients are billed after receiving hospital treatment. Senate...

The Elusive Pot of Gold

Risë K. Phillips | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics
Risë K. Phillips

As CEO of a busy and highly effective federally qualified heath center in South Los Angeles, I see the changes taking place -- changes that impact everyone, but are hardest on those who never reached the pinnacle of that economic slope.

When The Poor Have Health Care Coverage, The Cost Goes Down For All

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The concept of support for universal health care is taboo among Republicans who scrutinize the Affordable Care Act -- dubbing it the "Job-Killing Heal...

Uninsured Americans Turning To Daily Deals Sites For Healthcare

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The last time Mark Stella went to the dentist he didn't need an insurance card. Instead, he pulled out a Groupon. Stella, a small bu...