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‘Congress can fix this’: Judges weigh striking down Obamacare

Federal appeals judges in New Orleans are entertaining the idea of striking some or all of Obamacare, appearing uncertain during oral arguments Tuesday over whether Congress intended to toss the entire healthcare law. During the 90-minute hearing, the two Republican-appointed judges asked attorneys from both sides questions as they sought to determine whether Obamacare, and… Read More »

ACA enrollment down by 3 percent, but numbers show steady signups in a good economy, CMS says

This year during open enrollment, 8.4 million consumers enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange for Affordable Care Act coverage, according to final figures released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In comparison, 8.7 million people enrolled last year. THE IMPACT The numbers show a strong interest in ACA coverage, despite the… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor on what’s known as the Affordable Care Act came a… Read More »