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Good News For Obamacare: 2016 Enrollment Numbers Exceed Hopes

The Department of Health and Human Services just released the 2016 enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act, and the results are good news for supporters of the President’s signature health care law: the third enrollment season brought in nearly 13 million sign-ups for Obamacare, exceeding the government’s goals for enrollment and beating last year’s … Continue reading

With GOP Gubernatorial Victory In Kentucky, Health Insurance For 400,000 Is Now At Risk

With Tuesday’s election of Republican Matt Bevin as the new governor of Kentucky, the future of the state’s thriving health insurance market — established under the Affordable Care Act — is suddenly at risk, leaving half a million newly-insured residents hanging in the balance. Outgoing Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, who is retiring because of term limits, … Continue reading

Obamacare Is Increasing Access To Health Care, Reducing ‘Long-Standing Racial Disparities’

    The Affordable Care Act has improved key health care indicators for millions of Americans, reversing what had been a downward spiral in which health care was becoming more costly and less available to many Americans, a new study finds. The findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show marked gains … Continue reading

Uninsured Rate Continues To Fall Under Obamacare

A year and half after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, the percentage of Americans who lack health insurance continues to plunge, according to a new Gallup survey released Monday. The poll found that the uninsured rate in the U.S. fell from 17.3% in 2013 to 11.7% in the first half of 2015. But … Continue reading

Thanks, Obamacare! Uninsured Rate Continues To Plunge

The sharp plunge in the number of Americans lacking health coverage has continued in the second quarter of 2015, pushing the uninsured rate down to a record low, a new Gallup survey shows. The decline is evidence of lasting improvement following a sharp first-quarter drop, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. In the second quarter … Continue reading

Republicans Are Completely In Denial About Obamacare’s Successes, And This Poll Proves It

In a new survey, more than half of self-identified Republicans said they didn’t think the Affordable Care Act is increasing the number of people with health insurance, with a fifth of respondents saying it has actually reduced the number of people with coverage. For the record, evidence from numerous sources clearly proves these people are … Continue reading

On Obamacare’s 5th Anniversary, Here Are The Five Numbers You Need To Know

On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a landmark piece of legislation aimed at overhauling health insurance in the United States and ensuring coverage for nearly all Americans. Republican naysayers offered doomsday predictions – that the law would kill jobs, destroy Medicare and ultimately end up being … Continue reading

‘Historic’ Gains: Obamacare Slashes Uninsured Rate By More Than A Third

More than 16 million previously uninsured Americans have gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to an analysis published Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services. The rapid expansion in access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act has pushed the nation’s uninsured rate from 20.3 percent in 2012 to … Continue reading

More Good News For Obamacare: It’s Going To Cost Less Than We Thought

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will cost about 20 percent less over the next decade than originally projected, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported Monday, in part because lower-than-expected healthcare inflation has led to smaller premiums. The ACA’s insurance provisions — such as the Medicaid expansion and the distribution of tax credits to help … Continue reading

Obamacare Is Close To Reaching Another Major Milestone

With less than a month left to go, the Obama administration is nearing its goal of enrolling 9.1 million people in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. At least 400,000 people signed up for coverage just last week, according to the latest enrollment numbers from the Department of Health and Human Services. That brought … Continue reading

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