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Covered California: Affordable Care Act

Covered California: Affordable Care Act

What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act and how it affects Californians

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

"Baffled" Insurers: We Warned of Cancellations Years Ago

"Baffled" Insurers: We Warned of Cancellations Years Ago

Health insurance industry and government officials said Friday that they warned three years ago that Obamacare would force the cancellation of millions of insurance policies.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Mild Rebuke: 39 Democrats Join GOP in Obamacare Vote

Mild Rebuke: 39 Democrats Join GOP in Obamacare Vote

The bill won’t become law — Senate Democrats said Thursday that Obama’s proposed administrative fix is sufficient to solve the problem, and the White House has said it would veto the House bill.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

What to Expect from the Obamacare Fix

What to Expect from the Obamacare Fix

President Barack Obama surprised everyone Thursday when he said that health insurance companies don't have to cancel policies, even though they may not meet health reform requirement. But now what does that mean...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Skittish Democrats Still Wary of Promised Obamacare Fix

Skittish Democrats Still Wary of Promised Obamacare Fix

President Barack Obama may have taken responsibility for the problems roiling his signature health care law's rollout — but some Democrats still aren't so sure about his plans for fixing it.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 01:47 PM PDT

"That's on Me": Obama Offers Mea Culpa For Health Care Fiasco

"That's on Me": Obama Offers Mea Culpa For Health Care Fiasco

President Barack Obama apologized repeatedly Thursday for the botched rollout of his signature health care law, candidly taking responsibility for the technical woes plaguing HealthCare.gov and the cancellation...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Political Headache: Lagging Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Hurt Obama

Political Headache: Lagging Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Hurt Obama

President Barack Obama notched a new political low point Wednesday with the release of Obamacare enrollment numbers that were drastically lower than his administration had initially forecast.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Fewer Than 27,000 Have Enrolled on Obamacare Site

Fewer Than 27,000 Have Enrolled on Obamacare Site

Fewer than 27,000 people have successfully signed up for health insurance through the glitch-plagued federal Obamacare website, the White House said Wednesday, giving Americans their first official glimpse of...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 at 09:41 AM PST

Health Care Website Model Felt Bullied by Critics

Health Care Website Model Felt Bullied by Critics

The model whose face appeared on the Obama health care website says she felt intimidated by the public's criticism of the program. The woman, who identified herself only as "Adriana" in an interview with ABC...

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST

Feds to Insurance Shoppers: Come Back to Obamacare Site

Feds to Insurance Shoppers: Come Back to Obamacare Site

The federal government has a message for Americans who may have tried buying insurance through HealthCare.gov and given up on the glitch-prone site: We want you back.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Bill Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Insurance Pledge

Bill Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Insurance Pledge

Former President Bill Clinton called on President Obama to "honor" the pledges he made when lobbying for the Affordable Care Act, having said that Americans could keep their health plans if they desired.

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