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After 10 Years of Obamacare, Racial Gaps in Coverage Persist: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 — Obamacare narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in access to health insurance and care, but it didn’t eliminate them, a new study reports. University of Michigan researchers analyzed data gathered from 19- to 64-year-olds nationwide between 2008 and 2017. They found that before Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance programs went into… Read More »

US appeals court rules Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, leaves law intact

Participants hold signs in New York, NY while protesting efforts to repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act on July 29, 2017. Pacific Press | Getty Images A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is unconstitutional but punted on deciding whether the rest of the landmark health-care… Read More »

Here Is What Republicans And Democrats Don't Understand About Obamacare

When it comes to Obamacare and health insurance reform both Democrats and Republicans have a lot to learn. Obamacare guaranteed people that they would never again be turned down for health insurance because of a preexisting condition. The law assured those who couldn’t afford to buy health insurance they would be given financial assistance. And,… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

The HealthCare.gov 2019 web site home page as seen in Oct. 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) 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… Read More »