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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • Obamacare defunded or delayed

    Obamacare defunded or delayed
    U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, told a reporter last month that threatening to shut down the federal government unless Congress agrees to defund Obamacare was "the dumbest idea I've ever heard." He was absolutely right. It wasn't...
  • Help for city drivers

    Help for city drivers
    Each year, Allstate Insurance Co. issues a report on the "best drivers" in the nation, and each year, Baltimore drivers fare poorly. The good news is that the company's 2013 ranking has Baltimore moving up to No. 193. The bad news is that they only looked...
  • Maryland to launch ad campaign for health insurance marketplace

    Maryland to launch ad campaign for health insurance marketplace
    Marylanders, with the help of a catchy jingle and the Baltimore Ravens, will urge residents to sign up for new health insurance coverage available through federal reforms in an advertising campaign launching this month, health officials said Tuesday....
  • Hospitals need to work smarter in the effort to get patients up and out

    Hospitals need to work smarter in the effort to get patients up and out
    I followed with interest Andrea K. Walker's article concerning Sinai Hospital's incentive discharge program ("Sinai's incentive discharge program raises questions," Aug. 30). However, I was dismayed by Maryland Nurses Association President Neysa Ernst's...
  • Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield

    Small KKK group holds rally at Civil War battlefield
    On a Civil War battlefield where tens of thousands of men clashed fifteen decades ago, eight Ku Klux Klan members unfurled their group's banner Saturday afternoon and called for a new uprising to oust President Barack Obama. The Klansmen — who...
  • Decision time for Md.'s health exchange [Editorial]

    Decision time for Md.'s health exchange  [Editorial]
    Since Gov. Martin O'Malley declared that the state's health insurance exchange website was functional for most users, anecdotal reports have been mixed. Some people report continued problems with frozen screens and other glitches that have bedeviled the...
  • A minimum step forward

    A minimum step forward
    It should surprise no one that President Barack Obama has been turning his attention of late to income inequality. In a speech last week and in a follow-up interview with The New York Times, he fretted about the widening gap between the wealthy and the...
  • Preventing infant deaths

    Preventing infant deaths
    Just a few years ago, Maryland's infant mortality rates were comparable to those in some developing countries, a tragic failure of public health that brought heartache and unimaginable loss to hundreds of families each year. Yet despite the fact there are...
  • Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies

     Planned pregnancies mean healthier babies
    Alongside all the events that make us proud of Baltimore and our state, a recent announcement deserves additional notice. Last week, we learned the odds of a Maryland baby surviving to her first birthday have improved by more than 20 percent since 2008....
  • Experts to take questions on federal health law

    Experts to take questions on federal health law
    State and national experts will take questions about Maryland's health insurance exchange — which is set to begin enrolling new patients next month — at a town hall meeting at the University of Baltimore on Saturday. State-based insurance...
  • Seeking questions about health reform

    Seeking questions about health reform
    In just two weeks people can start enrolling for health plans that will be offered under health reform. But various surveys show that many people are confused by the legislation that will offer coverage for a wide range of uninsured Americans...
  • Brown's 'substandard' answers on Obamacare

    Brown's 'substandard' answers on Obamacare
    To say Obamacare has had a rough rollout in Maryland (and the nation) is an understatement.  An opening day stumble with glitches and an inoperable website, higher premium costs despite promises that Obamacare would lower costs, delay of the debut of...