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- Trump Halts Obamacare Expansion; Order May Let IRS Waive Mandate Fines The president's first executive order is a one-page directive giving agencies authority to grant waivers, exemptions and delays of provisions in the Affordable Care Act.
- Covered California Extends Health Insurance Enrollment After Many Affected By 2014 Tax Penalty The state's health insurance exchange is giving people who didn't know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty a little extra time to sign up for coverage this year.
- Covered California Sends Out Nearly 100,000 Tax Forms Containing Errors, Others Deal With Missing Forms Tens of thousands of people who buy their health insurance through Covered California will get an unpleasant surprise when they file taxes this year.
- Website Problems, Phone Delays Reported In 2nd Year Of Covered California Enrollment Covered California officials say the first weekend of open enrollment for the second round of state subsidized health insurance was busy, but some shoppers found out, not all the bugs have been worked out with the website.
- What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later? With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
- Patients Racking Up Medical Bills Despite Affordable Care Act Even people with health insurance can still rack up significant medical debt, particularly if they get a serious illness. Now, a new service from Nerdwallet is helping steer individuals with outstanding medical debt to medical billing experts, ...
- Oakland Doctors Produce 'Welcome To County' Rap Video To Publicize Hospital Funding Needs Oakland doctors concerned about the funding of county hospitals are taking a one-of-a-kind approach to publicizing that concern, with the release of a slickly-produced rap video.
- Shifting Some Public Employees To Obamacare Would Save Billions, Stanford Study Concludes According to a new study from Stanford University, local and state governments could save billions of dollars on their health care costs if they were to shift thousands of public employees over to Obamacare.
- Gov. Brown Signs Spending Plan That Expands Medi-Cal While Continuing Budget Cuts Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that accommodates an influx of uninsured residents into Medi-Cal yet leaves in place a 10 percent recession-era cut to most doctors, dentists and other health care providers who...
- Anthem Blue Cross To Cover Sonoma County Cancer Patient After KPIX 5 Report Anthem Blue Cross told the family of a Sonoma County man that they will cover his cancer treatment, after KPIX 5 reported that they received a letter denying coverage.