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Affordable Care Act

The Takeaway

Insurance Companies Ignore ACA Mandates on Women's Healthcare

Monday, May 04, 2015

President Obama's Affordable Care Act guaranteed coverage for a number of women's health services. A new study finds that many insurance plans aren't complying with the law.

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The Takeaway

Too Rich But Too Poor: Falling Into the Health Gap

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Too rich for Medicaid and too poor for marketplace subsidies: What happens when you fall into the healthcare gap? 

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The Takeaway

The ACA & Your Taxes: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thousands may face penalties this tax season for not enrolling in health insurance. Many others will owe money or receive refunds. Like all things with taxes, it's complicated.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

'An Exchange Established By the State'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

New York Times Magazine correspondent Emily Bazelon goes through the oral arguments heard yesterday in King v. Burwell, a Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

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The Takeaway

What You Need to Know About the Latest Obamacare Case Before SCOTUS

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

If the court rules against the Obama Administration, millions of people using the federally run healthcare exchange could lose their subsidies and be unable to afford insurance.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Going Through the Courts

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks about three big legal cases going through the Supreme Court right now: the ACA ,same-sex marriage and executive authority/deportations.

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WNYC News

Med School Students Chip in to Help Uninsured Left Behind by Obamacare

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Almost 1 million New York City residents are still uninsured. Rather than go to emergency rooms or city hospitals, some of them get free care from medical school students.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Growth in Complex and Opaque Healthcare Charges

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Affordable Care Act has led to large co-insurance fees, high deductibles and narrow provider networks. The new fees are causing some people to avoid seeing doctors all together.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Corruption, Kitchen Disasters & Obamacare

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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New Jersey News

The Problem Obamacare Was Supposed to Fix

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Affordable Care Act provides for drug treatment. But finding a bed in rehab is still a problem. 

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WNYC News

Small Business Yawns for Obamacare

Monday, November 24, 2014

To insure 1 million New Yorkers by 2016, Albany is counting on small businesses to lift a heavy load. So far, only 10,000 New Yorkers have enrolled. 

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WNYC News

Doing the Math for Obamacare, Year Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Three New Yorkers who signed up for coverage this past year will need to read the fine print if they want to maintain their coverage and contain costs.

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WNYC News

The Costs Behind Obamacare's Curtain

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has given rise to some surprising cost increases beyond premiums and deductibles.

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The Takeaway

GruberGate: ACA Architect Says Lack of Transparency Helped Pass Law

Friday, November 14, 2014

There's more bad news for the war-weary Affordable Care Act. A video has surfaced of ACA architect Jonathan Gruber saying that "the stupidity of the American voter" helped pass the law.

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WNYC News

Obamacare Year Two: Can NY Sustain Coverage Gains?

Friday, November 14, 2014

About 1 million people got health plans in year one of the Affordable Care Act cutting in half the number of uninsured. The state estimates 350,000 more will get covered in 2015.

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The Takeaway

HealthCare.Gov Re-Opens For Business

Thursday, November 13, 2014

HealthCare.gov is open for business again. The open enrollment period for 2015 coverage kicks off on November 15, 2014 and runs through February 15, 2015.

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The Takeaway

Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will make its second appearance at the Supreme Court later this term, in a case that some say hinges on a drafting error in the law.

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WNYC News

What We've Learned About Obamacare in NJ

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kai Wright looks back on the law's successes and shortcomings one year in, and looks ahead to what will change as the country gears up for 2015's open enrollment period.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What You Need to Know About Obamacare 2.0

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Open enrollment for year two of the Affordable Care Act starts Sunday. It should be easier to sign up for Obamacare than last year, but it’s very different in New York and New Jersey.

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Money Talking

With Republicans in Control, What's Next for the Economy?

Friday, November 07, 2014

Republican wins this week might lead to more cooperation on key economic issues. 

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