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'Obamacare' sign-ups top six million

More than six million Americans had registered for health insurance under US President Barack Obama's reform by Thursday, fewer than initially hoped but in line with revised projections.

Mar 27, 2014
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For Obama, a frustrating health care rollout (Update)

President Barack Obama is expected Monday to address the problem-plagued rollout of his signature health care legislation, which has suffered an embarrassing start with a cascade of computer problems plaguing ...

Oct 20, 2013
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Current health costs pushing docs to make urgent choices

(HealthDay)—The current growth in health care's share of the gross domestic product (GDP) and need to implement learning health systems is forcing physicians to make important choices, according to a perspective ...

Dec 13, 2012
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White House waffling on long-term care plan?

(AP) -- The White House appeared to waffle Monday on the fate of a financially troubled long-term care program in President Barack Obama's health overhaul law, as supporters and foes heaped criticism on the administration.

Oct 17, 2011
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Obama: 'No excuse' for health care signup problems

President Barack Obama on Monday offered "no excuses"—and little explanation—for the cascade of computer problems that are marring a key element in his health care law and giving his opponents fodder ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

(AP)—Congressional budget analysts are now estimating that nearly 6 million Americans—most of them in the middle class—will have to pay a tax penalty for not getting health insurance once President Barack Obama's health ...

Sep 20, 2012
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