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Immigrants Hit Upload Glitch at HealthCare.gov Site

Immigrants Hit Upload Glitch at HealthCare.gov Site

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like other HealthCare.gov customers, immigrants are relieved that the government’s health insurance website is working fairly well this year. They’re baffled, though, by what looks like an obvious lapse: There is no clear way to upload a copy of their green card, the government identification document that shows they are legal U.S. residents [...]
Health Care Providers: Does the U.S. Have Enough?On April 1, President Barack Obama announced that 7.1 million Americans had signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period. Millions more received coverage through state Medicaid expansions.
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Health Insurance Enrollment Starts Nov. 15WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers can get an early peek at 2015 premiums and plans under President Barack Obama’s health care law, even though enrollment season begins this weekend. HealthCare.gov‘s second open enrollment season starts Nov. 15. But spokeswoman Lori Lodes said that consumers will be able to “window shop” for plans before then. “Window shopping [...]
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Health Care Help for Poor, Middle Class to Be ReviewedWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care law — a case that threatens subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their health insurance premiums. The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that upheld IRS regulations that [...]
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Alabama Group Vindicated After Holding Medicaid Vigil  A group of Alabama faith, civil rights and community members – known as the “Faithful Seven” – was found not guilty on Monday, following their arrest in August for holding a vigil inside the Alabama state Capitol in support of health care and expanding Medicaid, a grassroots group reported.  Montgomery County District Court Judge [...]
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No Sick Leave: How a Single Mom is Fighting for her FamilyI am one of the fortunate Central Floridians. I have several job opportunities, but recently I quit my job. At 1 a.m. on a recent day, I was admitted to the hospital with swelling and respiratory distress. I made a good decision to take care of myself. Many Floridians are just not that lucky nor [...]
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Deadline to Clarify Health Insurance Questions is Sept. 5WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up under the new health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act quickly to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status. The government warned on Tuesday that they have just over three weeks to show that they’re eligible. Of the 8 [...]
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They Work but Lack Health Insurance. Why is That?  So when does a philosophical opposition to the Affordable Care Act – President Barack Obama’s signature health care law – become a real-life issue for families?  Especially for people who have paying jobs, such as cooks, waiters, butchers and janitors? Try when adults can’t afford health insurance for themselves or loved ones – and [...]
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Low-Income Health Subsidy to Continue, White House SaysWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. A divided court panel in Washington called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people pay [...]
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Ready to Protect Our Veterans?A season of patriotism reached its peak as Alabamians celebrated our country’s independence on July 4. A month earlier, we marked the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that changed the course of World War II. Every May, we honor the memory of all Americans who died in military service to their country. On these [...]
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