News tagged with health care law

Health law enrollment now 7.3M

The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law—down from 8 million reported earlier this year.

21 hours ago
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Supreme Court misunderstanding on health overhaul?

(AP) -- A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is ...

Apr 11, 2012
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Obamacare ruling restores faith in US Supreme Court

With Chief Justice John Roberts' decisive swing vote to uphold "Obamacare," the conservative-majority US Supreme Court has seen its reputation as an independent final arbiter restored, experts say.

Jul 01, 2012
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Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in

President Barack Obama's health care law has indeed managed to change the U.S., but major elements of his signature domestic achievement face an uncertain future as a roller-coaster enrollment period winds ...

Mar 30, 2014
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US court deals blow to Obama health care law

A US court has dealt a new blow to the health care reform law seen as President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement, declaring its centerpiece provision unconstitutional.

Aug 12, 2011
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Budget office: Obama's health law reduces deficit

(AP) — President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will shrink rather than increase America's huge federal deficits over the next decade, Congress' nonpartisan budget scorekeepers said Tuesday, supporting ...

Jul 25, 2012
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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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US judge: State abortion ultrasound law illegal

A North Carolina law requiring women who want an abortion to have an ultrasound and then have a medical provider describe the image to them is a violation of constitutional free-speech rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Jan 18, 2014
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Big brouhaha over obscure Medicare board

(AP) -- Remember the debunked death panels? A new Medicare board that Republicans are calling a "rationing panel" could become the next boogeyman in the nation's hyperbolic health care debate.

Jul 18, 2011
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Obama apologizes to Americans losing coverage

President Barack Obama, who promised his health care overhaul would allow Americans to keep their health insurance plans, has apologized to the at least 3.5 million people who are losing their coverage because ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Poll: Obama health law fails to gain support

Public support for President Barack Obama's health care law—his signature domestic achievement—is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the landmark legislation four years ago, according to ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Obama vows campaign to save Obamacare

US President Barack Obama promised "one last campaign" to save his signature health care reform Monday and slammed critics he said were spreading fear and misinformation about the law.

Nov 05, 2013
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