White House Extends Insurance Enrollment Deadline by a Day

The Obama Administration on Monday extended the deadline for people to register for health insurance coverage on Healtcare.gov by an extra 24 hours, through to the end of Tuesday.

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Obama: You Can Keep Your Health Plan . . . For a Year

Bending to political pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a plan to allow Americans to keep their health insurance plans for another year, even if that coverage would have been cancelled because it fails to meet new rules under the Affordable Care Act.

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Health Insurance Penalty Delayed as Federal Exchange Comes Under Fire

U.S. consumers who sign up for health insurance by March 31 won’t face tax penalties for being uninsured during the first three months of 2014, the Obama administration said Thursday. The new deadline, which marks the end of the 2014 open-enrollment period, gives uninsured individuals and families six more weeks to enroll in a health-coverage plan.

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Computer Glitches Mar Health Insurance Rollout

Health insurance exchanges from Florida to Hawaii got off to a rough start Tuesday as many consumers encountered long delays and computer system snafus.

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Obamacare’s Health Exchanges Up and Running

The Affordable Care Act’s new health insurance exchanges opened for business Tuesday amid the first federal government shutdown in 17 years and a push by Republicans in the House of Representatives to delay further implementation of “Obamacare.”

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Health Reform: Many on Medicare Already Enjoying Benefits

The Affordable Care Act will help millions of uninsured Americans get health coverage. But is it good for people on Medicare? It depends on whom you ask.

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Health Reform: If You’re an Uninsured Worker, It’s Your Chance to Get Covered

Craig Smith is a 32-year-old Ph.D. candidate in religious education who doesn’t really know what the new health insurance exchanges will offer or what the coverage will cost. But he’s eager to find out.

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Health Reform: Expect Pluses, Minuses for Those With Job-Based Coverage

The Obama administration’s sweeping health reform law known as the Affordable Care Act goes well beyond helping America’s uninsured. It also affects roughly 159 million workers and family members who now have job-based health coverage.

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Health Reform: Young Adults May Be Key to Making It All Work

Few uninsured young adults know about the state health insurance exchanges opening for business on Oct. 1, surveys show. But even if they did, would they snap up health coverage?

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Health Reform: Exchanges Will Be Cornerstone for Coverage Choices

Beginning Oct. 1, consumers can use a new health insurance exchange in their state to apply for health coverage. Depending on when you enroll, that coverage could kick in as early as Jan. 1, 2014.

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