WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a million people signed up for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law even after the official enrollment season ended, helping push the share of uninsured Americans below 10 percent and underscoring how hard it could be for Republicans to dismantle the program. The Health and Human Services Department said on […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law now have issues with their tax returns that could jeopardize their subsidies next year. Administration officials say those taxpayers will have to act quickly. “There’s still time, but people need to take action soon,” said Lori […]
Five years ago, after nearly a century of talk, decades of trying, a year of bipartisan debate, we finally declared that in America, health care is not a privilege for a few, but a right for all. Over those five years, as we’ve worked to implement the Affordable Care Act, there have been successes and setbacks. The setbacks I remember clearly. But as the dust has settled, there can be no doubt that this law is working.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans. Whether you call it the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or in the words of a […]
A nonpartisan government study says repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit and the number of uninsured Americans would rise by more than 20 million.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — In a move that adds momentum to efforts to integrate immigrants, California is on the cusp of becoming the largest state in the nation to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally. Democrats, immigration groups and health care advocates celebrated the […]
In the flurry of activity in the California state Legislature during the week of June 1, a health care bill emerged with approval that, should it become law, would enable more than 1 million undocumented immigrants to gain access to affordable medical and dental services. Supporters have dubbed Senate Bill 4 as the “Health […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court could wipe away health insurance for millions of Americans when it resolves the latest fight over President Barack Obama’s health overhaul. But would the court take away a benefit from so many people? Should the justices even consider such consequences? By month’s end, the court is expected to decide a challenge […]
For students attending Poly High School in Long Beach, California, the week of Feb. 23 is one of good health. With help from Khmer Girls in Action, the school – formally known as Long Beach Polytechnic High School – is the site of a “Wellness Week,” which is a series of daily events, rallies […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people could lose health insurance subsidies in the coming months if the Supreme Court sides with opponents of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. And one thing was clear this weekend as the nation’s governors gathered in Washington: Many of the states that could be affected are not prepared for […]