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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

In a 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the ACA.
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Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
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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.
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Supreme Court rules to uphold Affordable Care Act
June 17, 2021, 7:33 PM

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.
June 17, 2021, 7:33 PM
Lawmakers react to Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare
June 17, 2021, 6:22 PM

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.
June 17, 2021, 6:22 PM
Supreme Court upholds Obamacare health care law, rejecting GOP challenge
June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM

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.
June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM
Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, maintaining health insurance for millions
June 17, 2021, 2:51 PM

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

This the third time the ACA has been challenged.
June 17, 2021, 2:51 PM
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
June 5, 2021, 6:46 PM

Biden turns to Obama to help boost health care enrollment

A special enrollment period was expanded in the pandemic.
June 5, 2021, 6:46 PM
May 25, 2021, 5:43 PM

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
May 25, 2021, 5:43 PM
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Biden: 1M sign up for health care during special enrollment

1 million have signed up for health insurance under “Obamacare” during pandemic.
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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
3 months ago
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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
4 months ago
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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.
5 months ago
White House announces actions to restore quality and affordable health care
5 months 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.
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7 months 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.
7 months ago
Obamacare appears likely to survive Supreme Court challenge
7 months 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.
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Obamacare appears likely to be upheld in Supreme Court
7 months 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.
7 months ago
As pandemic rages, Obamacare on the line at Supreme Court
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Supreme Court to hear case on Obamacare
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Obamacare in the balance before the Supreme Court
7 months 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
7 months ago
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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."
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Missourians faced a health care gap, so they took matters into their own hands
1 year 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
1 year ago
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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.
1 year ago
Supreme Court allows Trump to exempt employers from Obamacare birth control mandate
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What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care

Will insurance still cover birth control?
1 year ago
What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care
1 year 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.”
1 year ago
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Affordable Care Act
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Amid pandemic, Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to completely strike down Obamacare.
1 year ago
Amid pandemic, Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare
1 year 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
1 year ago
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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
1 year ago
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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
1 year ago
Court rules insurers can collect $12B under health care law
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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
1 year ago
Social Security, Medicare funds at risk even before virus
1 year 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.
1 year ago
White House says $100B will be used to reimburse hospitals to treat uninsured
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Supreme Court to decide Obamacare's fate after 2020 election
1 year 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
1 year ago
New Hampshire gov joins legal fight to keep 'Obamacare'
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Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law

The case will be the third major Supreme Court battle over Obamacare.
1 year ago
Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law
1 year 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
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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
1 year ago
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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.
1 year ago
Health care spending decreases under single-payer systems: Study
1 year 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
1 year ago
Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court
1 year 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
1 year ago
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Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court

A federal appeals court ruled the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional.
1 year ago
Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Court rules against Obamacare individual mandate
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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.
1 year ago
Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare
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Court: Part of 'Obamacare' invalid, more review needed

A federal appeals court has struck down “Obamacare’s” now-toothless requirement that Americans carry health insurance
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2 years ago

ACA back at high court with billions on the line for insurers

The latest case has largely flown under consumers’ radar.
2 years ago
ACA back at high court with billions on the line for insurers
2 years ago

Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs

Medicare’s revamped online drug plan finder could prove confusing and costly for consumers
2 years ago
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Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs

The Trump administration announced a policy that would require hospitals to disclose negotiated rates with insurance companies.
2 years ago
Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs
2 years ago

Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans

A more generous plan with a deductible can be an attractive recruitment tool.
2 years ago
Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans
2 years ago

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program
2 years ago
More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year
2 years ago

Not waiting for Congress, states pass laws to lower drug costs

Among the new measures are those that authorize importing prescription drugs.
2 years ago
Not waiting for Congress, states pass laws to lower drug costs
2 years ago

Republican-led states head to court to argue Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'

Eighteen states are fighting against Obamacare, potentially affecting millions of Americans.
2 years ago
Republican-led states head to court to argue Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'
2 years ago

Obamacare faces major court test with health benefits on the line

A federal appeals court on Tuesday will consider the fate of the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for a major decision that could affect health care of millions.
2 years ago
Obamacare faces major court test with health benefits on the line