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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

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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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3 On Your Side: Healthcare.gov Enrollment Begins Saturday

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the expectations, and what consumers need to know.

11/13/2014

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A Simpler Process is Promised As Obamacare Enrollment Is Set to Reopen

Health care advocates are gearing up for the new insurance enrollment period in the Affordable Care Act.

11/13/2014

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NJ Health Insurance Co-op Spreading Word About Obamacare Open Enrollment

At the Hamilton train station in suburban Trenton, representatives of Health Republic Insurance wore purple shirts as they handed out brochures and reusable shopping bags to commuters.

11/12/2014

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Richard Weinstein: Affordable Care Act Authors Used The ‘Stupidity Of The American People’

Weinstein has now made news for leaking a video that depicts one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act encouraging a lack of transparency in government.

11/12/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz On Obamacare: ‘Come 2017, A Republican President’ Will Repeal ‘Every Word’

Chris Stigall hosted Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the National Constitution Center to discuss the upcoming elections and President Obama’s plan to combat ISIL in Iraq and Syria.

09/18/2014

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Tech Problems And Language Barriers Getting In The Way Of Federal Health Coverage For Some

Federal health officials say they need additional documents from some 300,000 new enrollees, but advocates say language barriers and computer glitches are getting in the way.

09/02/2014

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Response To Corbett’s Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is Mixed

The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Corbett Claims Victory In Tussle With White House Over Medicaid Expansion Rules

Jennifer Branstetter, Gov. Corbett’s director of policy, insists it is Medicaid “reform” and not simply an expansion of Medicaid.

08/28/2014

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Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law

Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

07/23/2014

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