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2 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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2 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.
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6 months ago
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NC insurance commissioner criticizes health care law

North Carolina's insurance commission says the federal health care law is causing havoc in the insurance market in the state.
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6 months ago
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Congressional agency reduces health law sign-up predictions

A report confirms that fewer people than expected are purchasing health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law.
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7 months ago
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Obama vetoes bill to repeal signature health care law

President Barack Obama has vetoed legislation to repeal his signature health care law.
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12 months ago
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FACT CHECK: Truth vs exaggeration in GOP presidential debate

The 10 Republican presidential hopefuls who took to the stage for their first debate in Cleveland faced a daunting task in distinguishing themselves among a sprawling field of candidates. Along the way, they puffed up their own records in office and public life and veered occasionally from the truth.
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1 year ago
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Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
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1 year ago
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Blue Cross wants 26 pct more for individual ACA policies

North Carolina's largest health insurer says it wants to raise rates by an average of almost 26 percent next year on broadly subsidized policies sold to individuals, nearly double this year's allowed increase.
NC again near top for subsidized health plans
2 years ago
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NC again near top for subsidized health plans

North Carolina is again one of the country's busiest states for consumers signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday nearly a quarter-million North Carolina residents signed up for the first time or re-enrolled in health plans in the first month of the latest sign-up period. That trails only Florida and Texas.
Eagerness, anger at NC health coverage deadline
2 years ago
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Eagerness, anger at NC health coverage deadline

Efforts by the Obama administration and more than 100 North Carolina hospitals, community- and safety-net organizations to get people to sign up for subsidized private health insurance are reaching the end.