News tagged with barack obama

'Obamacare' improves Medicare funding outlook

Funding for Medicare health insurance has improved due to health care reforms, but the US Social Security trust fund was still expected to run out in 2033, the government reported Friday.

Jun 01, 2013
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After a decade, global AIDS program looks ahead

(AP)—The decade-old law that transformed the battle against HIV and AIDS in developing countries is at a crossroads. The dream of future generations freed from the epidemic is running up against an era ...

May 21, 2013
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House GOP withdraws health care proposal

(AP)—House Republicans have put off a vote on legislation to rescue a main feature of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul—affordable coverage for people with pre-existing medical conditions—after it ran into ...

Apr 24, 2013
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White House threatens veto on GOP health bill

(AP)—The White House is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would shore up one part of President Barack Obama's health care law by siphoning funds from another part.

Apr 24, 2013
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Obama faces choice on morning-after pill limits

(AP)—President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill to help prevent unwanted pregnancies. But fighting that battle in court, after a ...

Apr 06, 2013
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Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

(AP)—The nation's leading group of financial risk analysts says medical claims costs—the biggest driver of insurance premiums—will jump an average 32 percent for individual policies under President Barack Obama's health ...

Mar 26, 2013
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Feds take lead on health insurance exchanges

(HealthDay)—More than half the states in the nation have decided against creating on their own one of the most complex yet vital parts of the massive 2010 health reform law, which was championed by President ...

Mar 08, 2013
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