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Affordable Care Act

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Health Insurance Sign Up Exceeds Expectations

Federal health officials say more than 8 million Americans got insurance between October first and mid-April, the end of the grace period following the close of open enrollment.

05/01/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15:  New Democratic Coalition vice chair Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) (4th L) welcomes House Representative-elect Suzan DelBene (D-WA) (L) during a news conference about the impending "fiscal cliff" and other economic issues November 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The coalition has seven policy committees that include Critical Infrastructure and Manufacturing; Education; Energy; Financial Services; Health Care; Innovation, Competitiveness and Tax Reform; and Trade.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Stigall Discusses Perceived Connection Between Allyson Schwartz, The Media And Obamacare

Chris Stigall discussed Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz’s decision to make her support for the Affordable Care Act a key issue in her campaign for Governor Wednesday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

04/23/2014

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Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care Appointment

Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.

04/16/2014

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Health Care Reform Unfinished, Part 2: The Family Doctor: A Practice Model On Life Support?

One of the Affordable Care Act’s goals that is falling short is support for primary care doctors.

04/15/2014

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Study: Obamacare May Indirectly Lower Cost Of Car Insurance

A new study from RAND says the Affordable Care Act may indirectly lower the cost of car insurance.

04/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 4.7.14

Chris debates the Phillies moving their home opener, a drone crashing at a Pennsylvania school, and the latest news surrounding the Affordable Care Act. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/07/2014

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Help Available For Those Still Working To Sign Up For Federal Health Care

The deadline for enrollment in a health plan under the Affordable Care Act has passed but thousands of people are still working through the process.

04/05/2014

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Toomey On Affordable Care Act: ‘It’s A Complete Debacle’

Toomey does not agree with statements from the White House that the Affordable Care Act is working out and believes the country will hold Democrats responsible as a consequence.

04/03/2014

(The US government's web site with official information about the new health care law is at healthcare.gov.)

Kutztown Artist Talks With WPHT About How She Has Benefited From The Affordable Care Act

Ember said providing economical insurance through the Affordable Care Act provides benefits for people who need them without imposing a drain on the poor and middle class.

04/02/2014

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Stigall: Number Of Those Reportedly Enrolled For Health Insurance ‘Phony From Top To Bottom’

On Wednesday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Chris Stigall responded to President Obama’s announcement that over seven million people have enrolled for health insurance through healthcare.gov.

04/02/2014

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Stigall Incensed By Ex-Chief Of Staff’s Comments On ‘CBS This Morning’

Chris Stigall took issue Tuesday with comments by former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley about younger enrollees of health insurance subsidizing older Americans’ health care costs.

04/01/2014

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Area Community Groups Help Constituents Meet Obamacare Deadline

The waiting room was full on Monday morning at Congreso de Latinos Unidos, one of the largest Hispanic nonprofits in the nation.

03/31/2014

(The healthcare.gov web site.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Completion Grace Period Added To Goverment Deadline For Obamacare Signup

Enrollment counselors and navigators say they’ve seen a surge in applicants as the March 31st deadline draws near.

03/26/2014

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Independence Blue Cross

Ukee Washington spoke with Brian Lobley, the Senior VP of Marketing and Consumer Business at Independence Blue Cross, about the Affordable Care Act and the March 31 deadline.

03/26/2014

(Montgomery County commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards, right, listen as Anna Cordella, left, shows her new insurance card during a rally for Affordable Care Act signups.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Rally For Affordable Care Act Insurance Signups In Montco

Anna Cordella, 64, of Norristown, says she’s a happy customer, securing what she says is an affordable policy after losing her job and then seeing her “COBRA” insurance run out.

03/25/2014

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