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15 hours ago
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Insurance equality? States push for cost-free vasectomies

Vasectomies, which are not covered under President Barack Obama's health care law, are increasingly being included in state measures that would require insurers to provide cost-free coverage of birth control.
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1 day ago
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CBO: Repealing ACA could mean 32 million would lose insurance

If a replacement plan isn’t implemented following the dismantling of the law, CBO estimates that 18 million people would become uninsured in the first year, and premiums would rise by 20 to 25 percent for individual policies purchased through marketplaces or directly from insurers.
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2 weeks ago
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Nancy Pelosi urges voters to reconsider Affordable Care Act

Pelosi says repealling "Obamacare" will force people to pay more for their health insurance while getting much less coverage.
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3 months ago
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Health law consumers face least choice in program’s history

A new analysis for The Associated Press finds that health care consumers will have less choice next year than at any previous time since the opening of the insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's overhaul.
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3 months ago
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Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes

The Obama administration is confirming that premiums will go up sharply next year for health insurance sold to millions of consumers through HealthCare.gov.
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4 months ago
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Report: Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

Millions of Americans who bought individual health insurance outside the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges may be leaving government help on the table if they skip those marketplaces again in picking 2017 coverage, a new report says.
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4 months ago
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Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC despite losses

North Carolina's largest health insurance company will continue selling broadly subsidized health insurance policies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company describes as whopping losses.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump unveils his economic policy plan during a speech in Detroit on Aug. 8. 2016. (Photo: ABC News)
5 months ago
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Trump unveils more detailed economic policy plan

Donald Trump, addressing the Detroit Economic Club, today rolled out a new version of his economic plan. In it, he advocated tax-exempt child care expenses, adjusted his previous call for four income tax brackets to three and called for abolishing the so-called death tax.
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8 months ago
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Blue Cross NC says feds owe $130M backup for ACA policies

North Carolina's largest health insurer is suing to recover what it says is $130 million Washington promised but didn't pay after it took on sicker customers under President Barack Obama's reform law.
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8 months ago
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Supreme Court sends health law contraception case back to lower courts

The Supreme Court said today it would not rule in the Zubik v. Burwell case, one of the most controversial legal challenges this year involving employer-sponsored health insurance and a woman’s right to contraception under the Affordable Care Act.