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September 9, 2022, 12:44 PM

Obamacare cannot order employers to cover HIV drugs, judge rules

ABC News' "Start Here" podcast spoke with ABC News' Senior Washington Reporter Devin Dwyer about a Texas federal judge's decision to rule against an Obamacare provision.
September 9, 2022, 12:44 PM
Obamacare cannot order employers to cover HIV drugs, judge rules
6 months ago

Commemorating 12 years of the Affordable Care Act

ABC News Deputy Political Director Averi Harper discusses what to expect ahead of remarks from President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama on the 12th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.
6 months ago
Commemorating 12 years of the Affordable Care Act
6 months ago

Treasury to propose new rule to fix Obamacare 'family glitch'

“As a result, 200,000 uninsured people are expected to gain coverage."
6 months ago
Treasury to propose new rule to fix 'family glitch' in Obamacare
8 months ago

Biden says 14.5M get health care under Obama law, with help

President Joe Biden says 14.5 million Americans got private health insurance for this year under the Obama-era health law, thanks to help from his administration
8 months ago
10 months ago

Sanders to Biden: Cut back looming Medicare premium hike

Sen. Bernie Sanders is asking the White House to cut back a big Medicare premium hike set to take effect in weeks and tied to a pricey Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned
10 months ago
1 year ago

Ban on negotiating Medicare drug prices under pressure

Negotiating Medicare drug prices is a linchpin of President Joe Biden's ambitious health care agenda
1 year ago
1 year ago

Biden made 'Obamacare' cheaper, now sign-up deadline is here

Midnight on Sunday is the deadline for consumers to take advantage of a special “Obamacare” sign up period, courtesy of President Joe Biden
1 year ago
1 year ago

Breaking down Supreme Court's rejection of challenge to Obamacare

In a 7-2 ruling, the court struck down a lower court ruling and said the plaintiffs, Texas and 17 other GOP-led states, did not have standing to sue.
1 year ago
Breaking down Supreme Court's rejection of challenge to Obamacare
1 year ago

GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again

The Supreme Court’s latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle “Obamacare” is another sign that the GOP must look beyond repealing that law if it wants to hone the nation’s health care problems into a winning political issue
1 year ago
1 year ago

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare health care law, rejecting GOP challenge

The Supreme Court on Thursday, in a long-anticipated decision, upheld the Affordable Care Act in a case challenging the individual mandate in Obamacare.
1 year ago
Supreme Court upholds Obamacare health care law, rejecting GOP challenge
1 year ago

Supreme Court rules to uphold Affordable Care Act

The ruling came at a 7-2 decision to keep Obamacare with 20 million Americans are covered by this law.
1 year ago
Supreme Court rules to uphold Affordable Care Act
1 year ago

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

In a 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the ACA.
1 year ago
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
1 year ago

Lawmakers react to Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare

President Joe Biden and Democratic lawmakers praised the Supreme Court decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act in a case challenging its individual mandate.
1 year ago
Lawmakers react to Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare
1 year ago

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions

The court also ruled that Philadelphia wrongly limited ties with a Catholic foster care agency over the group's refusal to work with gay couples.
1 year ago
Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions
1 year ago

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

This the third time the ACA has been challenged.
1 year ago
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
1 year ago

Biden turns to Obama to help boost health care enrollment

A special enrollment period was expanded in the pandemic.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy for expanding affordable coverage and reining in prescription drug costs
1 year ago
1 year ago

Biden: 1M sign up for health care during special enrollment

1 million have signed up for health insurance under “Obamacare” during pandemic.
1 year ago
2 years ago

Biden encouraged by consumer interest in 'Obamacare' offer

President Joe Biden says it's an “encouraging sign" that more than 200,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage in the first two weeks after he reopened HealthCare
2 years ago
2 years ago

New enrollment window opens for health insurance shoppers

Health insurance shoppers stuck in a bad plan or unable to find coverage have a new option for help
2 years ago
2 years ago

White House announces actions to restore quality and affordable health care

Jen Psaki announces the executive orders President Joe Biden signed Thursday on health care, abortion and other White House updates.
2 years ago
White House announces actions to restore quality and affordable health care
2 years ago

Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

Food is a growing focus for insurers as they look to improve people's health.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Obamacare appears likely to survive Supreme Court challenge

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh signaled Tuesday that they’re inclined to uphold the majority of the Affordable Care Act.
2 years ago
Obamacare appears likely to survive Supreme Court challenge
2 years ago

Obamacare appears likely to be upheld in Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh signaled that they’re inclined to uphold the majority vote in support of the Affordable Care Act, but cut the law’s individual insurance mandate.
2 years ago
Obamacare appears likely to be upheld in Supreme Court
2 years ago

As pandemic rages, Obamacare on the line at Supreme Court

President Donald Trump and 18 Republican-led states on Tuesday will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.
2 years ago
As pandemic rages, Obamacare on the line at Supreme Court
2 years ago

Supreme Court to hear case on Obamacare

The justices will hear arguments from the Trump administration asking to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. ABC's Kenneth Moton reports.
2 years ago
Supreme Court to hear case on Obamacare
2 years ago

Obamacare in the balance before the Supreme Court

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on arguments before the Supreme Court this week on the legality of the Affordable Care Act, and speaks to Americans who may be impacted if the law is dismantled.
2 years ago
Obamacare in the balance before the Supreme Court
2 years ago

Medicare's 'Part B' outpatient premium to rise by $3.90

Monthly premium for outpatient care will go up by $3.90 next year to $148.50
2 years ago
2 years ago

How Missourians did an end-around their conservative legislature to expand Medicaid

Missourians mobilized by the thousands to get Medicaid expansion on the ballot this year, a move that will impact 230,000 low-income residents in the "coverage gap."
2 years ago
Missourians faced a health care gap, so they took matters into their own hands
2 years ago

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

A big study to help Medicare officials decide whether to start covering brain scans to check for Alzheimer’s disease missed its goals for curbing emergency room visits and hospitalizations
2 years ago
2 years ago

Supreme Court allows Trump to exempt employers from Obamacare birth control mandate

The court ruled 7-2 in a case involving the Little Sisters of the Poor.
2 years ago
Supreme Court allows Trump to exempt employers from Obamacare birth control mandate
2 years ago

What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care

Will insurance still cover birth control?
2 years ago
What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care
2 years ago

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Affordable Care Act

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called efforts to rip away the ACA during a pandemic, “unfathomable cruelty.”
2 years ago
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Affordable Care Act
2 years ago

Amid pandemic, Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to completely strike down Obamacare.
2 years ago
Amid pandemic, Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare
2 years ago

With a jab at Trump, Pelosi unveils new 'Obamacare' bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is taking a jab at President Donald Trump as she unveils a plan to expand the Obama-era health law
2 years ago
2 years ago

Most Medicare enrollees could get insulin for $35 a month

The Trump administration says most people with Medicare will have access to prescription plans next year that limit their copays for insulin to a maximum of $35 a month
2 years ago
2 years ago

Court rules insurers can collect $12B under health care law

The Supreme Court has ruled that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama
2 years ago
Court rules insurers can collect $12B under health care law
2 years ago

Social Security and Medicare funds at risk even before virus

The government says the financial condition of the government’s two biggest benefit programs remains shaky
2 years ago
Social Security, Medicare funds at risk even before virus
2 years ago

White House says it will use $100B to reimburse hospitals to treat uninsured Americans for coronavirus

The White House promises cash payments to cover the cost of unpaid medical bills by designating $100 billion to reimburse hospitals to treat uninsured.
2 years ago
White House says $100B will be used to reimburse hospitals to treat uninsured
3 years ago

Supreme Court to decide Obamacare's fate after 2020 election

The Supreme Court announced it will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act in its next term, just after the 2020 election.
3 years ago
Supreme Court to decide Obamacare's fate after 2020 election
3 years ago

New Hampshire gov joins legal fight to keep 'Obamacare'

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu says New Hampshire will join 17 other states in defense of the Affordable Care Act as a case that is aimed at repealing the law goes before the U.S. Supreme Court
3 years ago
New Hampshire gov joins legal fight to keep 'Obamacare'
3 years ago

Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law

The case will be the third major Supreme Court battle over Obamacare.
3 years ago
Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law
3 years ago

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

The Supreme Court is refusing to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit that threatens the Obama-era health care law
3 years ago
3 years ago

Major doctors' group calls for US to assure coverage for all

A major doctors’ organization is calling for sweeping government action to guarantee coverage for all, reduce costs and improve the basic well-being of Americans
3 years ago
3 years ago

Health care spending decreases under single-payer systems: Study

The vast majority of single-payer health care plans in a new study would save the country money on health care costs.
3 years ago
Health care spending decreases under single-payer systems: Study
3 years ago

Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

Democratic-led states are asking the Supreme Court for a fast-track review of a recent appeals court decision that declared a key part of the Obama-era health law unconstitutional and cast a legal cloud over the rest of it
3 years ago
Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court
3 years ago

3 years in, no sign of Trump's replacement for Obamacare

As a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that he would “immediately” replace President Barack Obama’s health care law with a plan of his own that would provide “insurance for everybody
3 years ago
3 years ago

Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court

A federal appeals court ruled the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional.
3 years ago
Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court
3 years ago

Court rules against Obamacare individual mandate

The decision, by a two-to-one vote on the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, means prolonged uncertainty for the nation’s health care system and the millions of Americans who rely on the law.
3 years ago
Court rules against Obamacare individual mandate
3 years ago

Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw a lifeline to the ACA, asking a lower court judge to reconsider his decision invalidating the entire law.
3 years ago
Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare