Two sisters in California who face the decision of whether or not to sign up for Obamacare are worried about how their enrollment would effect their relatives who are not citizens.
By Noam Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sign-ups for insurance through President Barack Obama’s health-care law varied widely across the nation in the first year for the system’s state marketplaces, according to a new government report that shows consumers flocked to coverage in some states while enrollment fell well short of targets elsewhere. These differences […]
By Daniel Rothberg, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Enrollment in health care exchanges created under Obamacare has risen to 7.5 million and is expected to continue increasing, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a Senate committee Thursday. Sebelius’ announcement marks a 400,000-person uptick since Obama announced last week that 7.1 million Americans had signed […]
Washington (AFP) — Hundreds of thousands of Americans rushed to buy President Barack Obama’s new health insurance plans, prompting a victory lap from a White House that paid a steep political price for its greatest achievement. The scramble to sign up under Obama’s health care law at the end of a six-month enrollment window caused […]
By Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — After months of head counts for Obamacare, it is the medical bills that will start to matter now. Even before enrollment closes Monday, California has far exceeded its initial goals for signing up people under the Affordable Care Act. Although the sheer volume of 1.1 million policyholders […]
By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — With less than a month remaining in the first enrollment period, more than 4.2 million Americans have signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by President Barack Obama’s health law, administration officials announced Tuesday. The new enrollment report confirms that the administration and its allies […]
By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON—Enrollment in health plans sold on marketplaces created by President Barack Obama’s health care law has hit 4 million, the administration announced Tuesday, marking another milestone in the law’s implementation. The number suggests sign-ups have continued at a brisk pace in February, with about 700,000 people selecting an insurance […]
No can say with certainty how many working Americans have gained Medicaid coverage thanks to Obamacare in the last few months. President Obama’s supporters recently trumpeted an estimate of around five million. Charles Gaba — whose now-famous spreadsheet at ACASignups.net has been cited by White House officials — says the number may be as high as 6.4 […]