By Timothy P. Carney | 09/03/14 11:34 AM
Sen. Kay Hagan delivered crucial support to the 2009 package of healthcare subsidies, mandates, and regulations known as Obamacare. Back then, the drug industry pledged to help any Democratic senators endangered by their support of the bill.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/02/14 10:20 AM
Obamacare still needs some fixes until it reaches what Unite Here calls its "full potential," and the union wants to make sure that those happen.
By Justin Green | 08/29/14 11:29 PM
The fight over Medicaid expansion might be nearing the beginning of the end.
08/30/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. Some tax professionals are worried that federal and state insurance marketplaces won't be able to get...
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14 04:01 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama should get extra credit for slowly, thoughtfully, developing a strategy in Syria -- and wearing a tan suit in his press briefing.
08/29/14 06:30 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As he wraps up his work, a corporate turnaround expert initially hired for $100,000 to fix Oregon's troubled health care insurance exchange has billed the state for nearly $600,000 under an expanded contract, a newspaper reported. The current deal between Clyde Hamstreet...
08/29/14 02:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans. Because of complicated connections between the new health care law and income taxes, the...
By Justin Green | 08/29/14 12:40 PM
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said that the state will submit a plan to federal regulators "sometime this fall with a plan ... that we think makes sense for Tennessee," according to the Nashville Tennessean.
By Rep. Diane Black | 08/27/14 03:33 PM
As many as 85 percent of Americans who signed up for Obamacare plans are receiving some sort of federal subsidies, putting them at financial risk down the road if their incomes are different than what they first estimated.
08/27/14 03:15 PM
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling. Some insurers are excluding well-known cancer...
08/26/14 01:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access Health CT, a health insurance marketplace seen as a national model. As CEO of...
08/25/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day? But if you count on your tax refund and you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law, it's not too early. Here's why: If your income for 2014 is...
By Washington Examiner | 08/24/14 12:08 PM
Obamacare isn't causing quite as much chaos right now in people's lives as it did last October and November during the incompetent launch of Healthcare.gov. The absence of an immediate crisis has prompted smug suggestions from the usual suspects in government, on campus and in the news media to...
08/22/14 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing. Two-term Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor, who is locked in...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/21/14 09:21 PM
On the surface, Sen. Mark Pryor's latest ad is almost unremarkable.
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