Employers may opt out of providing free birth control, Supreme Court rules

Jul 8, 2020
Over religious or moral objections, employers can deny the coverage that's required by the Affordable Care Act.
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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to end the Affordable Care Act

About 500,000 people signed up for Obamacare coverage after COVID-19-related job losses.
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With COVID-19, some states reopen the ACA marketplace for uninsured

May 5, 2020
The health plans, available to gig workers and the self-employed, are seeing an "influx of enrollment," one expert says.
About a dozen states and Washington, D.C., opened special enrollment periods for people to sign up for Obamacare.
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Premiums fall again for ACA health plans

Oct 23, 2019
After years of rising costs, the drop is an indication markets are stabilizing.
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Some on ACA insurance plans may soon get wellness program discounts

Oct 2, 2019
More than 50 million employees in America already take part in workplace wellness programs.
Workplace wellness programs offer benefits to employees who agree to exercise or change their diets.
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Democrats launch bill to bolster ACA

Mar 27, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democrats' bill to bolster the Affordable Care Act aims to lower premiums.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference about healthcare legislation on Capitol Hill on March 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. On the day after the Trump Justice Department sided with Republican governor plaintiffs who have filed suit to strike down in its entirety the Affordable Care Act, House Democrats gathered to outline their healthcare agenda.
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Trump administration reverses course on ACA

Mar 26, 2019
In a filing with a federal appeals court in New Orleans Monday, the Trump administration said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down as unconstitutional. It’s asking the court to affirm a December ruling by a Texas judge,…
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (C) talks to reporters with Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) (L) and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on July 18, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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Voters in three red states approve expansion of Medicaid

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Nov 7, 2018
Democrats won the House. Republicans secured their hold on the Senate. And there was another winner in Tuesday’s elections: Medicaid. States had the choice under the Affordable Care Act to expand it. Some did, but some conservative states chose not…

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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