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Obama symbolically signs up for Obamacare

US President Barack Obama has symbolically signed up for health insurance to promote his own controversial health care reform legislation, a White House official said Monday.

Dec 23, 2013
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Monday marks key health care deadline

Monday marks the last day to sign up through the federal and state health exchanges to have insurance coverage beginning Jan. 1. And while government officials said the federal site, HealthCare.gov, can handle a last-minute ...

Dec 23, 2013
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Obama opens insurance law loophole

The Obama administration opened a last-minute loophole in its health insurance overhaul, offering one-year hardship exemptions from tax penalties to Americans whose private coverage was cancelled because it did not meet the ...

Dec 20, 2013
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Options set for those lacking new health coverage

People whose existing health care insurance has been canceled because of the Affordable Care Act will not be hit with tax penalties for failing to line up new coverage as required under the law.

Dec 20, 2013
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Many physicians will stop practicing due to ACA

(HealthDay)—About half of physicians say that they plan to practice medicine for a shorter time or leave as soon as feasibly possible due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to an article published ...

Dec 17, 2013
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Poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

A poll finds that Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama's health care law for their rising premiums and deductibles.

Dec 15, 2013
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New rule tweaks obamacare deadline

(HealthDay)—The Obama administration is taking steps to prevent consumers who buy health plans sold through state and federal exchanges from experiencing any gap in coverage this January.

Dec 14, 2013
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US health care sign-ups pick up; may not close gap

New sign-up numbers are showing progress for President Barack Obama's health care law, but not enough to guarantee that Americans who need coverage by New Year's will be able to get it. That means more trouble ...

Dec 12, 2013
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