Obamacare

“Obamacare is the craziest thing in the world.” – Clinton

Affordable Care Act was criticized by Former President Bill Clinton during the campaign of his in Michigan on Monday.

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Obamacare’s benchmark silver insurance plan will increase an average of 7.5%

Obamacare premiums for the benchmark silver insurance plan will increase by an average of 7.5 percent next year. CNN Money writes that the Department of Health and Human Service reported Monday that the increase will be imposed in 37 states through the federal Obamacare exchange.

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Hillary Clinton criticizes Trans-Pacific trade pact

Hillary Clinton, the US Democratic Presidential candidate, has raised her voice against the 12 nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Clinton said the agreement is not enough to keep tabs on currency manipulation or protecting consumers from high drug prices

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States line up to scrutinize Aetna's $33 billion Humana deal

U.S. insurance regulators and state attorneys general are lining up to scrutinize Aetna Inc's proposed $33 billion takeover of rival Humana Inc for potential harm to consumers, complicating what is already expected to be a tough and lengthy review by federal antitrust authorities.

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U.S. says 7.3 million choose Obamacare health plans in federal market

The Obama administration on Wednesday said that 7.3 million people have selected 2015 healthcare plans as of Jan. 23, through the federal insurance marketplace set up under the law known as Obamacare.

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Obamacare helps private equity get its rehab clinic fix

Investors are pouring money into the operators of U.S. rehab centers as many more Americans get health care coverage for addiction treatment, driving up valuations and triggering a consolidation of businesses in the fragmented sector.

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U.S. CEOs threaten to pull tacit Obamacare support over 'wellness' spat

Leading U.S. CEOs, angered by the Obama administration's challenge to certain "workplace wellness" programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Obamacare enters new phase over the weekend with little fanfare

President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as U.S. government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees.

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U.S. releases low 2015 Obamacare enrollment forecast

The U.S. administration on Monday dramatically cut expectations for 2015 Obamacare enrollment, saying it aims to have a total of 9.1 million people enrolled in government-backed federal and state health insurance marketplaces next year.

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Investors eye third quarter medical use from hospitals, insurers

Hospitals and insurers are expected to give their clearest view yet on whether people are having more surgeries and other medical procedures during the next few weeks when they report earnings, according to investors who are closely watching U.S. medical services use.

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Obamacare Sends More Patients to the ER

Following the execution of the Affordable Care Act took in January, hospitals in Norton has seen a surge of emergency room patients. There are more patients now crowding for immediate care accounting to around 100 or more people per month.

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Top 10 controversial projects the US government spent money on in 2013

Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn’s 2013 “Wastebook” outlines 100 projects that collectively cost the U.S. taxpayer nearly $30 billion. VCPOST lists 10 projects the U.S. government wasted taxpayer dollars on, according to the report.

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Insurance can now bypass Obamacare website whilst tech firms are still waiting

The federal government is optimistic that it can get enough people to purchase health insurance. It is also testing an option whereby consumers can directly purchase insurance aside from going to the state websites since it is still malfunctioning.

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ObamaCare glitches not just a result of heavy traffic says experts

Heavy traffic could not be the cause of website glitches under ObamaCare, according to experts.

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ObamaCare navigators in New York unreachable- survey

ObamaCare navigators in New York were unreachable, according to an informal survey conducted by the Post.

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