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3 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

More than 10 million people gained coverage under Affordable Care Act

A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

No Panic as Verdict on Obamacare Subsidies Likely to Be Benign

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Washington ruled July 22 that subsidies to help people pay insurance premiums are illegal in 36 states that use the federal system.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Alexandria, VA, Business News

9 hrs ago | The Olympian

Insurance commissioner Kreidler wants new open enrollment for those...

Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says a new enrollment period may be needed next month to help consumers whose health insurance applications have gotten stuck online at the Washington Health Benefit Exchange.


Related Topix: Health, Olympia, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Health Insurance Companies Refund $15B to Mass. Consumers

Consumers saved $4.1 billion in 2013 in health insurance premiums, according to data released Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Study: 10M have gained coverage through health law

The study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the share of Americans ages 18 to 64 without insurance dropped by a little more than 5 percentage points.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicaid

WWL-TV New Orleans

Insurance rate hikes sought in federal marketplace

Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could reach double-digits.


Related Topix: Health

The News-Star

Louisiana drops to 47th in national Kids Count survey

Louisiana fell one spot to 47th in an annual national ranking of child well-being that looks at poverty, education and health access.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Journal Gazette

Free walk-in clinic today on Anthony

A free walk-in clinic is being offered today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Wayne Medical Clinic, 3537 N. Anthony Blvd., Suite C. The office is about one block south of Coliseum Boulevard.


Related Topix: Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Nursing

Business Journal

Obamacare court kerfuffle could disproportionately hurt N.C.

Depending on how court rulings on the Affordable Care Act from Tuesday shake out, North Carolina could be disproportionately affected.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Health, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Observer

State: Montanans won't lose health-care subsidies

Two contradictory federal appeals-court rulings that came out Tuesday have called President Barack Obama's health-care law's subsidies into question.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Montana Government, Montana

Daily Kos

Ryan budget depends on Obamacare subsidies GOP wants courts to strike down

When two appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether Obamacare's health insurance subsidies apply to the 34 states that chose to let the federal government run their exchanges, Republicans were quick to pounce on the one decision they liked.


Related Topix: US News, Health, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals


Illinois Insurance Subsidies in Place For Now

Officials say Illinois health insurance customers shouldn't feel any immediate effect of a federal appeals court panel's ruling as a confusing legal battle continues over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Health

Advocacy group: People getting health subsidies OK

A divided panel of the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., ruled Tuesday that the law authorizes tax credits only for people who buy insurance through state-established markets.


Related Topix: Health, Tax

The Fresno Bee

Courts issue conflicting rulings on health care tax subsidies

The conflicting rulings, combined with two other pending challenges still awaiting decisions, potentially tee up for the Supreme Court its next landmark health care case and leave one of the Affordable Care Act's signature provisions in a state of legal limbo.


Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals


Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.


Related Topix: Health


Obamacare Suffers Big Blow In Federal Court Ruling

In a big blow to the Obama administration, a federal court is striking down some subsidies in the healthcare reform law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health

The Raw Story

Judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance subsidies for members of Congress and their staffs.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Health, George Bush

St. Cloud Times

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Lend a hand in Central Minnesota Volunteer at Mississippi River event, or help Walk Across the World.


Related Topix: Stearns County, MN, Rice, MN, Medicare, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Arkansas kids live in poverty

The 25th annual Kids Count report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation ranked Arkansas 41st in 16 indicators across four areas: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, 9, Health


Gov't OKs P35-B health insurance coverage for poor

The Aquino administration has released P35.3 billion in government funds for the health insurance coverage of 14.7 million poor families enrolled in the National Health Insurance Program or PhilHealth.


Related Topix: Health