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The Obamacare Lawsuit That's Getting Buried in the News

A group of Republican state attorneys general went to court this week with a lawsuit aimed at striking down the Affordable Care Act.
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
9.7.18
healthcare

People Are Scared to Use Health Safety Nets Because of ICE

Known as a "chilling effect​," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.18
healthcare

The States Attacking Obamacare Would Suffer the Most If Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Goes Away

Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions have signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Harriet Rowan, Kaiser Health News
7.19.18
healthcare

Obamacare Prices Will Increase 15 Percent Next Year

Trump administration changes to the law are to blame, per a new analysis.
Susan Rinkunas
5.24.18
healthcare

Despite What Trump Says, the Obamacare Tax Penalty Is Still in Effect

The individual mandate doesn't go away until 2019, but some confused people have already canceled their health coverage.
Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News
3.1.18
healthcare

All the Ways Donald Trump Has Sabotaged Obamacare [Updated]

It's death by a thousand cuts.
Susan Rinkunas
2.21.18
healthcare

Trump’s New Health Plans Are Only Cheaper Because They Offer Less Coverage

Most short-term coverage excludes benefits for maternity care, preventive care, mental health services, or substance abuse treatment.
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
2.21.18
Trump's First Year

Trump Turned Millions of Us Into Obamacare Advocates

It's the most important thing Trump did in 2017.
Jason Silverstein
1.22.18
healthcare

Alabama Will End Health Insurance for 7,000 Kids on January 1

Alabama would become the first state to cut off children’s health insurance coverage since Congress failed to renew federal CHIP funding in the fall.
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
12.19.17
healthcare

It's the Last Day to Sign Up for Health Insurance in These States

The Obamacare deadline is here.
Susan Rinkunas
12.15.17
healthcare

Being 26 and Off Your Parents' Insurance Sucks Even More in 2017

Thanks to the Trump administration, there's less resources and information on signing up for health plans.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
12.11.17
healthcare

Why Do People Hate Obamacare, Anyway?

It’s not just ideology; a lot of people don’t understand what the law does or how it works.
Julie Rovner
12.6.17