Are you covered? It's open enrollment time for health insurance plans in most states

Nov 1, 2018
Premiums for Obamacare policies have decreased but not as much as they might have.
Workers pass out informational flyers in front of a new health care enrollment center in 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City.
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CBO numbers on tax bill changes don’t look good for the country’s poorest

Nov 27, 2017
While the drama over at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ongoing, the big story in Washington right now is still taxes. Members of Congress are back from their holiday break, and Republicans are doing their best to tweak and prod the tax plan to garner enough votes to get it through the Senate. That […]

What would happen to Obamacare if people weren't required to buy health insurance?

Nov 22, 2017
The individual mandate has been central to the Affordable Care Act.
Martha Lucia sits with an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as she picks an insurance plan.
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The Senate tax bill has a health care throwback

Nov 14, 2017
A proposed amendment would end the Affordable Care Act's individual health insurance mandate.
Members of the Senate Finance Committee participate in a markup of the Republican tax reform proposal today in Washington, D.C.
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High stakes in the health care ruling

Jun 20, 2012
The Supreme Court is set to rule on the individual mandate, which requires almost everyone to buy health insurance. For some people, the decision could be life-changing.

Individual mandate under review in Supreme Court

Mar 27, 2012
Can the government force uninsured individuals to buy health insurance? It's known as the individual mandate, and it could soon be declared unconstitutional.

Looking at the real costs of health care

Mar 27, 2012
Can the government force uninsured individuals to buy health insurance? It's known as the individual mandate, and today the Supreme Court hears arguments over its constitutionality.

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Supreme Court continues debate over health care law

Mar 27, 2012
Marketplace's Gregory Warner reports from the steps of the Supreme Court as day two of the health care deliberations begin in Washington, D.C.

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