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Affordable Care Act: a step-by-step guide to the online insurance marketplaces

Oct 1, 2013
Looking for the healthcare marketplace in California, New York or your state? Use our look-up tools to find health insurance resources and financial advice
The application form to apply for Obama's Health Care plan went from 21 pages to 3.
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A tax on medical devices that almost nobody likes

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Mar 22, 2013
You don't often hear about a 79-to-20 vote in the U.S. Senate, but that's exactly what happened last night. The chamber voted overwhelmingly to repeal a tax on medical devices.

Medical device makers try to stave off new tax

Dec 26, 2012
Medical device makers say the 2.3 percent tax on sales due to start in January will cost jobs. The levy is part of the Obama health care program.

New taxes take effect to fund Affordable Care Act

Dec 25, 2012
Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.

UnitedHealth to adopt reform provisions, set insurance standard

Jun 11, 2012
UnitedHealth will adopt some parts of the Affordable Care Act regardless of what happens in the U.S. Supreme Court in the coming weeks. The insurer will continue to cover children up to age 26 and offer free preventive health care…

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As healthcare reform turns one, the under-insured still wait for change

Apr 1, 2011
The most significant portions of health care reform legislation don't go into effect for another few years. Meanwhile, some go without insurance at all. Others explore creative options while faced with rising insurance rates.

The public perception of health care reform

Mar 23, 2011
Kaiser Family Foundation president Drew Altman speaks about the state of public sentiment regarding the health care law, one year after it was passed.

What's 'essential' in health care

Mar 2, 2011
The Institute of Medicine is meeting this week to determine what constitutes 'essential' medical care -- which under the health care reform, will be guaranteed to all Americans.