Tag archive for ‘marketplace Obamacare’
By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Obama administration calls on Congress leave net neutrality out of budget battle

The White House told Republicans in Congress that the nation’s budget should not be used to enact “unrelated ideological provisions,” including a proposal to prevent the Federal Communications More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Rhode Island ends Obamacare’s abortion mandate after HIV man’s lawsuit

The state of Rhode Island has revised its health insurance exchange by adding plans that don’t mandate a surcharge for other people’s elective abortions. The change is the result of an Alliance Defending Freedom More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Princeton’s Peter Singer argues it’s ‘reasonable’ to deny care for disabled babies

In a radio interview Sunday, Princeton University ethics professor Peter Singer submitted that it is “reasonable” for the government or private insurance companies to deny treatment to severely disabled babies. Singer More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Cornell students protest mandatory Obamacare fee as school experiences rising costs

Students at Cornell University are responding to the effects of Obamacare after a new $350 student health fee is being assessed to every student for opting out of the university health plan, even if they have separate More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

New Obamacare ‘snafu’ results in 800K ‘messed up’ tax returns

HHS Officials are trying to fix a problem which reportedly effected 800,000 Americans who have health insurance through Obamacare. CBS says the figure is over 1 million in their report which calls it a “snafu.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Obamacare architect apologizes for saying American voters stupid

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist and key architect of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), is now apologizing for saying  “the stupidity of the American voters” helped Obamacare pass. Grbuer’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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White House touts Obamacare enrollment, but less than 1 million have paid premiums

President Obama announced an “enrollment” total of 7,041,000 on Tuesday during a press conference, heralding it as proof that the Affordable Care Act is successful and here to stay while critics are pointing More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Liberty University loses Supreme Court challenge on Obamacare mandate

The US Supreme Court rejected Monday a lawsuit by Liberty University challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s, or “Obamacare’s,” mandate that employers with more than More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

President Obama calls out ‘bad apple insurers’ as Obamacare raises requirements for insurance policies

The President is still battling to defend the Obamacare rollout and during a speech in Boston Wednesday, President Obama said the focus moves to weed out “bad apple insurers” who don’t provide More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

‘Don’t do this to me’ says HHS head after questioning on Obamacare VIDEO

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was frustrated after questioning from the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday when she was caught on an open microphone, muttering, “don’t do this More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Florida Blue head says insurance is ‘not cutting people’ but are ‘transitioning people’

Patrick Geraghty, Florida Blue CEO, appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press to defend the rollout of Obamacare and explain that insurance companies are not cutting coverage for people but rather, “transitioning” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Former Bill Foster aide, Sue Klinkhamer, turns around on Obamacare, writes ‘I was wrong’

The former Democrat from Illinois Bill Foster and his staff were strong supporters of Obamacare, but now the aide says she was wrong. photo Andrew Aliferis via Flickr In a recent email sent to her former boss, Rep. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 18th, 2013

Latest Obamacare blunder: Software copyright violations

Healthcare.gov, the federal government’s Obamacare website, has been under heavy criticism from supporters and critics during the initial roleout. President Barack Obama meets with senior advisors in the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Obamacare: Jim Himes confirms 167 newly insured in Connecticut as 28K visit site

Obamacare started with some computer glitches, website down and pointed to an overload of demand. Connecticut is one the states which reported some of the patient data. The New York exchange claims over 10 million More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Federal employees and lawmakers get a waiver from Obamacare

Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the “Obamacare” health reforms that it passed and subjected itself to three years ago. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Obamacare marketing campaign will cost over $680 million

As President Barack Obama’s health care law moves from theory to reality in the coming months, its success may hinge on the success in advertising attempting to reach people without health coverage. Obamacare More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013

HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius confirms Obamacare partnership with NFL, ‘good for them and good for the country’

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday she is in talks with the NFL to help promote new insurance options under Obamacare. Sebelius said the football league has been “very actively and enthusiastically More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Obamacare confirmed to force coverage of abortion medications, Plan B meds

The Obama administration announced Aug. 1 that insurance plans must cover without cost to women contraceptives that can cause abortions. Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services More...



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