obamacare

The HealthCare . gov website. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Undercover agents get subsidized ‘Obamacare’ using fake IDs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday. The weak link seemed to be call centers that […]

07/23/2014

HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. […]

07/22/2014

This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, cures the liver-wasting disease in 9 of 10 patients. (AP Photo/Gilead Sciences)

$1,000-a-pill Sovaldi jolts US health care system

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your money or your life? Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, cures the liver-wasting disease in 9 of 10 patients, but treatment can cost more than $90,000. Leading medical societies recommend […]

06/17/2014

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Data discrepancies jeopardize ‘Obamacare’ sign ups (Audio)

Another bump in the road for the nation’s health care law. Data discrepancies in Obamacare sign-ups could jeopardize coverage for as many as 2 million people. Lisa and Phil spoke with NBC News Correspondent Bob […]

06/05/2014

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Obamacare has failed to make a positive impact

How happy are you with Obamacare? According to a new survey, more than seven in 10 Americans don’t think Obamacare has been worth it, Penny and Phil spoke with Bankrate.com insurance analyst Doug Whiteman about the survey: […]

05/29/2014

Final enrollment push for Covered California

It’s not too late to sign up for Obamacare, but you’ll need to act fast. Hospitals across the Southland are making a big push to help those who need to sign up for the affordable […]

04/10/2014

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Survey: Health insurance gains pick up

We want to take a look at how successful Obamacare was at getting more Americans insured by the end of open enrollment. A new index does the math for us. Paul Lowe and Phil Hulett […]

04/07/2014

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Monday is the deadline for health law sign-up

The 6-month open enrollment period under Obamacare comes to an end today, and while it had a very rocky start, the administration is coming very close to its original goal. Phil and Penny spoke with NBC’s […]

03/31/2014

In this March 23, 2010, file photo President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. As a hectic sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama's health care law has managed to change the country. Americans are unlikely to go back to a time when people with medical problems could be denied coverage. But Obama’s overhaul needs reworking of its own to go down in history as a legacy achievement like Medicare and Social Security.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama’s health care law has indeed managed to change the country. Americans are unlikely to go back to a time when people with medical […]

03/29/2014

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Poll: Obama health law fails to gain support

Just as the White House announced we’ve reached the 6-million sign-up goal for Obamacare, there’s a new poll that could prove troubling for the health care laws future. Penny and Phil talked about the poll […]

03/28/2014

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Last minute tips to navigate the health exchanges

Monday is the Obamacare open enrollment deadline. But President Obama chose to extend that deadline until the middle of next month, IF you’ve already begun your enrollment process. And with about 1 in 6 Americans […]

03/27/2014

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No extended enrollment deadline for Covered California

Trying to avoid sending thousands away empty-handed, the Obama administration has announced that people who started applying for health insurance but aren’t able to finish before the March 31 enrollment deadline will get extra time. […]

03/26/2014

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