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U.S. says Idaho cannot sell health plans not compliant with Obamacare

FILE PHOTO – A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government agency on Thursday said Idaho could not allow health insurers to sell plans that do not comply with Obamacare, a sign that the Trump administration will enforce the law even as ... Read More »

Obamacare needs a lot of work, Iowa insurance commissioner says

The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, needs a lot of work, Iowa insurance commissioner Nick Gerhart told CNBC Tuesday. “We have to look at the ACA in its entirety. The risk mitigation tools … really didn’t work very well, to be honest, and the carriers just really need more predictability in their pricing,” he said in an interview with ... Read More »

Obamacare leads to 20M insurance boost: Admin

About 20 million adults under the age of 65 have gained health insurance of some kind in the six years since Obamacare has been law, leading to an all-time low rate of Americans without insurance, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. The new tally indicates that about 2.4 million additional people gained insurance since last fall. Obama revealed the new tally ... Read More »

Obamacare is main roadblock to cancer ‘moonshot’

President Barack Obama has promised a “moonshot” to cure cancer, but the biggest obstacle to that goal could be his major healthcare achievement – The Patient Care and Affordable Care Act. Obama said in his final State of the Union speech that vice presidentJoe Biden will push researchers to cure cancer within five years. It’s a worthy ambition. The American ... Read More »