Obamacare

The seal of the Federal Communications Commission hangs inside the hearing room at the FCC headquarters February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senator Jim DeMint Speaks Out Against Net Neutrality

Chris Stigall talked to former Senator and current President of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC.

02/27/2015

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

Obamacare Open Enrollments Up By 3.2 Million This Year

Kevin Counihan, CEO of the federal health insurance marketplace, says it was a “blowout” weekend for enrollment, which he says helped push signups ten percent higher than projected.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(The federal government's healthcare.gov web site contained prominent warnings as the signup deadline approached.)

Health Care Officials Warn Uninsured Americans To Get Signed Up By Midnight Sunday

The deadline is Sunday night, and health officials, advocates, and insurers are all urging the uninsured not to wait until Sunday to sign up.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(Photo by John McDevitt)

Three Republican Congressmen in Philadelphia To Call For Repeal of Portion of Obamacare

Among the Republican US congressmen on stage in support of the repeal of the 2.3-percent tax on medical devices was Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.).

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

Rich Zeoli Talks To Federalist Writer About Vaccines

Rich Zeoli talked with Ben Domenech, from the Federalist, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the political debate over mandating vaccines for children.

02/03/2015

JANUARY 08: Steven Brill attends the TIME Book Party for America's Bitter Pill By Steven Brill at the Time Life Building on January 8, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for TIME)

Steven Brill: ‘You Can’t Allow People To Charge What They Want When It’s Life Or Death’

Steven Brill, author of America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall what he feels is wrong with Obamacare and who is getting rich from it.

01/23/2015

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Tax Information Starting To Come Through, Which Means April 15 Isn’t Far Away

As April 15 approaches, it’s helpful to know what you could face when you file this time around.

01/18/2015

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As Tax Season Nears, Those Insured Through Obamacare Have Extra Figuring To Do

People who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace last year face extra steps on their 2014 tax returns, and maybe extra taxes too.

01/08/2015

(The "Healthy PA" web site, healthypa.com)

With Short Window for Corbett-Backed Medicaid Expansion Plan, Experts Urge Attention

A full year in the making, “Healthy PA” is unlikely to survive far beyond its first month. Governor-elect Tom Wolf has said he intends to replace it with a straight Medicaid expansion.

01/02/2015

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105K Sign Up For Health Coverage In New Jersey

The majority of those who registered through the federally run program were people who had coverage in 2014 and were re-enrolling.

12/31/2014

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First Healthcare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes, But Next Deadline Is Coming Up

You can still be covered by the Affordable Care Act, your coverage just won’t start on the first of the year.

12/16/2014

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Toomey Defends Voting For Cromnibus Bill

Over the weekend, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion “Cromnibus” bill that averted a government shutdown.

12/15/2014

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Dr. Hummer: ‘There’s A Flaw In Medicare Funding And Reimbursement’

Charles “Chip” Hummer III, M.D. told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that the Medicare system is flawed and needs to be strengthened.

11/21/2014

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Penalties Rise If You Don’t Have Health Insurance In 2015

By Jim Donovan: We’re just days into open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and while people begin reviewing their health insurance coverage options I wanted to be sure that everyone was aware […]

11/18/2014

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Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives Rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president’s health care law.

11/14/2014

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