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Obamacare Passes First Big test

Obamacare Passes First Big test

The Affordable Care Act enrolls 7.1 million but continues to face political opposition, as the GOP's base is less likely to benefit and more likely to face costs. Despite the early problems with the federal website, "7.1 million Americans have now signed up," President Obama declared in a Rose Garden speech to members of Congress, his staff [...]

California Proving New Healthcare Law Can Work

California Proving New Healthcare Law Can Work

With exchange sign-ups in the state exceeding many projections for the first six months of open enrollment, health care experts say the federal law has worked in California pretty much as it was meant to — despite startup hassles such as a glitchy website and hourlong waits to talk to a human being on the phone. Much of the reason it has been [...]

California Health Insurance Exchange Tops 1 Million Enrollees

California Health Insurance Exchange Tops 1 Million Enrollees

Enrollment in California's health insurance exchange has crossed the 1 million-enrollee mark, state officials said. And a new report suggests what may be the biggest motivator for people when they are choosing a new health plan: cost. Insurers like Blue Shield of California and Health Net have seen a major jump in market share, thanks to their [...]

CA Health Exchange Draws Heavy Interest

CA Health Exchange Draws Heavy Interest

Thousands of Californians seeking to buy their own health insurance flooded call centers with questions and overloaded the state's online marketplace Tuesday on the first day of a new federal health care law that will dramatically change the way Americans buy health insurance. Dozens of workers at a call center in the Sacramento suburb of Rancho [...]