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Affordable Care Act

Despite 'Obamacare' roll out, poor still face healthcare lottery

Despite 'Obamacare' roll out, poor still face healthcare lottery<span id="dnn_ctr624_nm_container_ArticleForm_Edit_Images_rgImageAssets_ctl00_ctl04_lblCaption">As President Obama's new healthcare law struggles to get off the ground, AFPTV visits a clinic which holds a lottery to choose who will get free medical...
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 11 months ago
Health

Obama on defensive over health care

Obama on defensive over health carePresident Obama and aides continue to play defense when it comes to health care.
  • Health
  • 11 months ago
Local

How to sign up for the Affordable Care Act Insurance online?

How to sign up for the Affordable Care Act Insurance online?Navigators with the Affordable Care Act answered questions during the First Coast News phone bank Monday evening.
  • Local
  • 11 months ago
Health

Obama ratings fall over health care problems

Obama ratings fall over health care problemsAnother poll reflects the political damage done to President Obama by the botched health care rollout.
  • Health
  • 11 months ago
Local

Questions about the Affordable Care Act answered

Questions about the Affordable Care Act answeredKeitha Nelson speaks with Joyce Case, Program Director for the Health Planning Council about the Affordable Care Act.
  • Local
  • 11 months ago
Affordable Care Act

House oversight panel probes health website woes

House oversight panel probes health website woes <p>The House's chief investigator will delve Wednesday into the technical issues behind the dysfunctional rollout of President Barack Obama's health care website.&nbsp;</p>
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Health

HealthCare.gov's problems will be fixed in a month

HealthCare.gov's problems will be fixed in a monthThe troubled HealthCare.gov website will be running properly by late November, said Jeffrey Zients, President Obama's appointee to fix the problems that have plagued the site since its Oct. 1 opening.
  • Health
  • 12 months ago
Politics

Officials: 476,000 Obamacare applications filed

Officials: 476,000 Obamacare applications filedAdministration officials say about 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through federal and state exchanges, the most detailed measure yet of the problem-plagued rollout of President Obama's signature legislation.
  • Politics
  • 1 year ago
Local

Nonprofit's mission is 'Enroll America' in Obamacare

Nonprofit's mission is 'Enroll America' in ObamacareThe Affordable Health Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare is the law.&nbsp;I<span lang="EN">f you're now uninsured, you must have health insurance by 2014. That said, the program's deadlines, the various&nbsp;plans and who is eligible have left...
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Affordable Care Act

Experts say health exchange technology needs overhaul

Experts say health exchange technology needs overhaulThe federal health care exchange was built using 10-year-old technology that may require constant fixes and updates for the next six months and the eventual overhaul of the entire system, technology experts told USA TODAY.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 1 year ago
Health

Obamacare a success so far? It's hard to say

Obamacare a success so far? It's hard to sayAfter more than a week in action, is President Barack Obama's health care overhaul a success or a bust? It's hard to say because there's hardly any data.
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
Local

Did Obamacare fail woman with pre-existing condition?

Did Obamacare fail woman with pre-existing condition?Helen Ferguson, 66, has a lot of questions about the Affordable Care Act, especially after she was denied insurance by a health care company for a pre-existing condition.
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Local

Frustration over health insurance marketplace kinks

Frustration over health insurance marketplace kinksTwo days into the Health Insurance Marketplace opening up online, many people are voicing their concerns about not being able to access the services they've been waiting for.
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Government Shutdown

Congress gets paid, but who's keeping their paycheck?

Congress gets paid, but who's keeping their paycheck?While more than 800,000 federal workers, including some congressional staffers, are being furloughed during the government shutdown, members of Congress are still getting paid, as required by law.
  • Government Shutdown
  • 1 year ago
Health

'It's going to be really tough': Tales from the shutdown

'It's going to be really tough': Tales from the shutdownOn the third day of a government shutdown with no end in sight, families, government employees and private citizens across the country were feeling the effects of the battle in Washington. With no clear indication of when lawmakers on Capitol Hill will pass a bill to...
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
Health

High volume spurs health exchange system crash

High volume spurs health exchange system crashA high number of visitors to the new federal health insurance exchange site Wednesday caused the system to crash or cause prospective insurance customers to endure long waits.
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
Government Shutdown

Furloughed workers call on Congress to 'Get Their Act Together'

Furloughed workers call on Congress to 'Get Their Act Together'Furloughed government workers are getting some unexpected time off, but the impromptu vacation is likely to be a period of increased anxiety for the roughly 800,000 federal employees who do not know when they will go back to work -- or get a pay check.
  • Government Shutdown
  • 1 year ago
Government Shutdown

Obama calls a meeting as Congress stalls on shutdown

Obama calls a meeting as Congress stalls on shutdownTwo days in, Congress is no closer to resolving the first government shutdown in 17 years.
  • Government Shutdown
  • 1 year ago
Health

Cheapest Fla. health plan costs $86 a month

Cheapest Fla. health plan costs $86 a monthFlorida residents Tuesday were allowed to start shopping for health insurance on government-run online marketplaces.
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
Affordable Care Act

Obamacare site crashes, marred with glitches

Obamacare site crashes, marred with glitches The opening of the new healthcare exchange saw a combination of huge interest and balky technology that led to a series of glitches that marred the first hours of the centerpiece of President Obama's health law.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 1 year ago
Local

Crenshaw named to Conference Committee

Crenshaw named to Conference CommitteeFlorida Rep. Ander Crenshaw was appointed by House Speaker John Boehner to the Conference Committee on Continuing Resolution, which will work with the Senate to fund the government and defund the Affordable Care Act.
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Health

Obama: Launch of exchanges is 'historic'

Obama: Launch of exchanges is 'historic'President Barack Obama is hailing a "historic day" for uninsured Americans who now can purchase health care coverage through new insurance exchanges.
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
Affordable Care Act

Obama promotes health exchanges ahead of kickoff

Obama promotes health exchanges ahead of kickoffPresident Barack Obama is promoting the benefits of his health care law before new insurance exchanges open for business next week.&nbsp;
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 1 year ago
Health

'Family glitch' in health law could be painful

'Family glitch' in health law could be painfulA so-called "family glitch" in the 2010 health care law threatens to cost some families thousands of dollars in health insurance costs and leave up to 500,000 children without coverage, insurance and health care analysts say.
  • Health
  • 1 year ago
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