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Insurers Step Up Pitch for Obamacare as Government Slashes Effort

Obamacare Sign-ups Rise But Overall Enrollment Set to Fall

The deadline for 2018 plans is Dec. 15.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

Republicans Propose to Delay, Pause Obamacare Taxes

The move represents a new Republican attempt to roll back provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by Congress’ majority party this year to repeal the law.

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

Sign-ups Pick Up in Week Five of 2018 Obamacare Open Enrollment

The Trump administration halved the Obamacare open enrollment period for 2018 and cut the healthcare law’s advertising budget by 90 percent.

U.S. Healthcare Spending Growth Slowed in 2016, insurance, Medicaid, Medicare

U.S. Healthcare Spending Growth Slowed in 2016

Health spending increased 4.3 percent to $3.3 trillion compared to a 5.8 percent growth rate in 2015.

Obamacare insurance options dwindle for neediest U.S. patients

Obamacare Insurance Options Dwindle for Neediest Patients

The challenge of finding adequate healthcare on the Obamacare market is expected to intensify as the Trump administration strips away aspects of the law.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

U.S. Senate Tax Bill Accomplishes Major Obamacare Repeal Goal

By repealing the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance, experts predict insurance premiums will rise and millions of people will lose coverage.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

Sign-up Pace Much Slower in Week 4 of 2018 Obamacare Enrollment

Surpassing last year’s mark will be challenging because Trump’s administration cut Obamacare advertising by 90 percent and shortened the enrollment period by half.

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

Repeal of Individual Mandate Would Increase Uninsured, Premiums: CBO

The CBO found that health insurance premiums would rise by about 10 percent in most years over the next decade in the individual market created by Obamacare.

Insurers Step Up Pitch for Obamacare as Government Slashes Effort

Insurers Step Up Pitch for Obamacare as Government Slashes Effort

President Trump cut $90 million in advertising and outreach spending for the 2018 enrollment period, which opened on Nov. 1, as part of his promise to let Obamacare “implode.”

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

Americans Want to See a Bipartisan fix for Obamacare: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Sixty-two percent of Americans want former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law to be maintained.

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

President Trump’s back and forth on health care has led to confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018 begins in two weeks.

Middle-class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

Middle Class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

President Trump has called subsidy payments a “gift” for insurance companies.

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

The plan could keep Obamacare in place at least until the 2020 presidential campaign starts heating up.

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

President Trump has made it a point to undo his predecessor’s work — seemingly just for the sake of doing so.

States Sue to Block Trump’s Attack on Obamacare

States Sue to Block Trump’s Attack on Obamacare

New York AG Eric Schneiderman called the president’s move “breathtakingly reckless” and “an effort simply to blow up the system.”

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

The decision is the most dramatic action the president has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Part of President Trump’s Plan will almost certainly be challenged in court, according to legal experts.

Obamacare Sign-up Challenge: Proving the Law Is Not Dead

Obamacare Sign-up Challenge: Proving the Law Is Not Dead

Even after Congress failed to vote on a repeal last week, President Trump claimed — without evidence — that Republicans had the votes to still do it.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

Health Plan Would Cut National Deficit But Leave Millions Without Insurance: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office said the number of people with health insurance would be fewer than under Obamacare.

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Three Republican senators crossed party lines to join Democrats in a dramatic 49–51 vote to reject the bill.

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

“This is just the beginning,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

32 Million People Lose Insurance Under Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan: CBO

The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.

Fate of ‘Meaner’ Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

Fate of Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

“If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family — this bill will do you harm,” said former President Barack Obama.