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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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