Obamacare

The future of President Barack Obama‘s landmark health care law and same-sex marriage hang in abeyance as the Supreme Court’s term draws rapidly to a close this month, according to USA Today. In rulings scheduled to be released by the end of the month, the Supreme Court could overturn the centerpiece of the Affordable Care […]

Facing its third and likely most serious legal challenge since it became law in 2010, Obamacare is slated to head back to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. CNN reports: Justices will hear oral arguments in a case challenging a central provision of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. They’ll focus on just a […]

Just call it the remix. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the enrollment period for Obamacare after potential enrollees encountered technical glitches or faced long waits through the call center before the midnight Sunday deadline. On Monday, HHS officials announced a one-week “special enrollment” period through Feb. 22, Politico reports. Most […]

In 2010, the President signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Nearly five years later, people are seeing the benefits of the law take shape in their lives. The law was designed to make health care more affordable, more accessible and to increase quality of care. After some initial issues during the first open enrollment […]

During a congressional hearing about Obamacare on Monday, Florida Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings took a swipe at the conservatives in Texas for among other things refusing to participate in state health care exchanges. SEE ALSO: Obama: “Slavery And Jim Crow” Was Justified By US “In The Name Of Christ” And then he went in, calling it a […]

  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus told Martin the first thing Republicans need to do is pass a budget. Priebus touted this a as being a “great place to start.” Priebus went on to mention that […]

MIT professor, economist and top Affordable Care Act architect is in the hot seat after a new video surfaced that shows him saying the “stupidity of the American voter” was a major factor in passing Obamacare. On the video, Jonathan Gruber can be seen saying, “Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage. And basically, call it the […]

  Enrollment in the health insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act will show only slight gains in 2015, and it could take over three years for exchange enrollment numbers to hit steady marks, administration officials said Monday, according to Politico. Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services expect up to 9.9 […]

Photo: CBO, Joint Committee of Taxation   On Thursday, the White House released a series of numbers pointing to the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act as well as projected numbers and a cost analysis for those who joined the Health Insurance Marketplace. RELATED: President Obama: “8 Million Have Signed Up” Based on numbers provided by […]

  According to The New York Times, Kathleen Sebelius has resigned from her role as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A White House official said that President Barack Obama accepted Ms. Sebelius’s resignation this week, and is expected to nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and […]

Saturday Night Live‘s cold open featured President Barack Obama (played by Jay Pharoah) passionately kissing Justin Bieber (played by Kate McKinnon) in a last ditch effort to boost healthcare enrollment. RELATED: POTUS Does Skit, Traffic Surges To Obamacare Site White House Extends Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Lampooning President’s Obama’s hilarious and effective appearance on “Between Two Ferns” […]

The Affordable Care Act deadline is fast approaching. NYC-based celebrities and community leaders banned together Friday to organize a #GetCovered tour through three of the city’s five boroughs, share their personal healthcare stories and spike enrollment in New York City by the March 31st deadline. The one-day tour travelled to Brooklyn, Harlem and the Bronx. […]