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November 11, 2020, 1:15 PM

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.
November 11, 2020, 1:15 PM
Obamacare appears likely to survive Supreme Court challenge
November 11, 2020, 5:20 AM

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.
November 11, 2020, 5:20 AM
Obamacare appears likely to be upheld in Supreme Court
November 10, 2020, 1:51 PM

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.
November 10, 2020, 1:51 PM
As pandemic rages, Obamacare on the line at Supreme Court
November 10, 2020, 12:34 PM

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.
November 10, 2020, 12:34 PM
Supreme Court to hear case on Obamacare
November 10, 2020, 5:15 AM

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.
November 10, 2020, 5:15 AM
Obamacare in the balance before the Supreme Court
November 7, 2020, 11:43 PM

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
November 7, 2020, 11:43 PM
1 month 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."
1 month ago
Missourians faced a health care gap, so they took matters into their own hands
4 months 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
4 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Supreme Court allows Trump to exempt employers from Obamacare birth control mandate
5 months ago

What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care

Will insurance still cover birth control?
5 months ago
What the latest Supreme Court decision means for your contraceptive care
5 months 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.”
5 months ago
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Affordable Care Act
5 months ago

Amid pandemic, Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare

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

Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law

The case will be the third major Supreme Court battle over Obamacare.
9 months ago
Supreme Court will decide fate of Obama health care law
10 months 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
10 months ago
10 months 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
10 months ago
10 months 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.
10 months 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
1 year ago

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
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
1 year ago

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

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

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.
1 year ago
Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs
1 year ago

Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans

A more generous plan with a deductible can be an attractive recruitment tool.
1 year ago
Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans
1 year 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
1 year ago
More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year
1 year ago

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

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

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

Eighteen states are fighting against Obamacare, potentially affecting millions of Americans.
1 year ago
Republican-led states head to court to argue Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Obamacare faces major court test with health benefits on the line
1 year ago

Group of 18 Republican-led states ask court to invalidate Obamacare

Backed by the Trump administration, a group of 18 Republican-led states are heading to court to invalidate Obamacare, putting millions of Americans at risk.
1 year ago
Group of 18 Republican-led states ask court to invalidate Obamacare
1 year ago

Obamacare faces major test at appeals court

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.
1 year ago
Obamacare faces major test at appeals court
1 year ago

Rural hospital closures leave residents with few options: 'It's a fight every day'

As part of "This Week's" Critical Care series, ABC's Steve Osunsami traveled to Tennessee to report on the impact hospital closures have had on rural communities.
1 year ago
Rural hospital closures leave residents with few options: 'It's a fight every day'
1 year ago

Non-English speakers could face health setback because of Trump

The administration wants to ease certain regulations affecting this group.
1 year ago
Non-English speakers could face health setback because of Trump
1 year ago

Activists say they're accepting nothing less than Medicare for all

ABC News Correspondent David Wright examined Medicare for all in the first installment of "Critical Care" on "This Week" Sunday.
1 year ago
Activists say they're accepting nothing less than Medicare for all
1 year ago

Trump vows 'phenomenal' new health care plan

Senate Republicans "anxious" to hear about President Trump's new health care plan.
1 year ago
Capitol Hill anxious over Trump's new health care announcement
1 year ago

Health insurance canceled without warning: One couple’s story

The Gaffers thought they were paying their health insurance. They were wrong.
1 year ago
Health insurance canceled without warning: One couple’s story
1 year ago

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after 'Obamacare'

New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer
1 year ago
More blacks got timely cancer care after 'Obamacare': Study
2 years ago

Washington to offer first 'public option' insurance in US

Washington set to offer a universally available public health insurance option.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Congressional Democrats to hold health care hearing

Nurses from across the country are in the nation's capital in support of a Medicare-for-all plan. ABC News' MaryAlice Parks reports.
2 years ago
Congressional Democrats to hold health care hearing
2 years ago

Attorney General Barr tepidly backs his own department's position to no longer defend 'Obamacare'

Attorney General Bill Barr on Tuesday seemed to express skepticism that the Trump administration's latest position can withstand legal scrutiny in the Supreme Court.
2 years ago
Attorney General Barr tepidly backs DOJ's position to no longer defend 'Obamacare'
2 years ago

Trump says the White House is working on a 'great health care plan' but his administration is not drafting legislation

While President Trump promises his administration is putting together a "great health care plan," two senior White House officials say no legislation is being crafted.
2 years ago
White House not crafting health care legislation as the president suggests
2 years ago

Trump punts on health care until after 2020

The president said on Twitter that he never planned on voting on a health care plan until after the next presidential election.
2 years ago
Trump punts on health care until after 2020