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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • Not another debt limit fight [Editorial]

    Not another debt limit fight   [Editorial]
    Well, so much for the return of reason to the Congressional budget debate. Even before the ink was dry on the bipartisan agreement that is supposed to stabilize the budget debate for the next two years — and before the Senate has even voted on the...
  • Gansler pickets Safeway on behalf of union

    Gansler pickets Safeway on behalf of union
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler joined union workers picketing a Bowie Safeway Tuesday to pressure the grocery giant to concede on the health benefits that are tying up contract negotiations. "This all about awareness," Gansler, who is...
  • No timetable set to eliminate glitches in health exchange

    No timetable set to eliminate glitches in health exchange
    Maryland Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein told state lawmakers on Tuesday that he could not say when the state's troubled health exchange website would be free of technical glitches. Sharfstein told the Senate Finance Committee that state workers...
  • Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue

    Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue
    —The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
  • On health care, President Obama put his faith in a house of cards [Letter]

    President Obama is reaping what he sowed by relying on the health insurance industry when he promoted the Affordable Care Act ("As president grovels, politics of Obamacare get worse," Nov. 19). The health insurers literally wrote the law, in the...
  • Obamacare rollout doesn't inspire confidence [Letter]

    The Sun's editorial board can't really get much more partisan. It didn't happen to note that 99 percent of the president's nominees have been approved ("Fixing the filibuster," Nov. 21). Of course the Republicans are focused on Obamacare; it consumes 16...
  • O'Malley sets mid-December deadline to fix major health site glitches

    O'Malley sets mid-December deadline to fix major health site glitches
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he wants the most glaring glitches in the state's health insurance exchange website resolved by mid-December, potentially allowing thousands more Marylanders to sign up for policies before the end of the year. The...
  • O'Malley promises on health exchange ring empty

    O'Malley promises on health exchange ring empty
    A careful reader pointed out a flaw in my column of Thursday. I noted that, before leaving for his nine-day trip to Brazil, Gov. Martin O'Malley had said problems with Maryland's mind-numbingly bad health insurance exchange would be fixed by mid-December....
  • Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.

    Bongino captures national attention as he runs uphill in Md.
    Dan Bongino launched his first campaign for office on a laptop computer in his dining room. His wife, alone at his side, was the only other person he was sure would vote for him. Two years later, as the Severna Park man runs for the House of...
  • Hospitals ought to be doing less, not more, in the community [Letter]

    I read Anne P. Hahn and Michael Reisch's commentary on hospital reform with sad amusement ("Hospitals too must reform under Obamacare," Nov. 11). Their arguments are all backward. Hospitals actually need to step back from the their invasion into the...
  • A failure of leadership [Commentary]

    A failure of leadership [Commentary]
    As a trial lawyer for many years, and as an individual long involved with Planned Parenthood, I have always been deeply concerned about delivery of health care to the poor. Unfortunately, the leadership implementing the Affordable Care Act in Maryland...
  • Newtown's lone gunman [Editorial]

    Newtown's lone gunman  [Editorial]
    The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...