Affordable Care Act

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7:57 am
Fri November 14, 2014

HHS Secretary In Columbus To Push ACA Enrollment

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks with reporters in Columbus
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act begins tomorrow, and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was in Columbus yesterday to tout the program.

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6:42 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Census Bureau: More Ohioans Insured Under ACA

The U.S. Census Bureau says the number of Ohioans without health insurance fell by 47 thousand during the past year.

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7:32 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Feds: Thouands Of Ohioans Could Be Declared Ineligible For Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 6 thousand Ohioans who signed up for coverage under the federal health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act soon to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status.

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7:14 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ohioans Getting Refunds Under ACA Provision

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates 35 thousand Ohioans will get more than 1.2 million dollars in refunds from insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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7:10 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Ohio AG And Challenger Differ On Hobby Lobby Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case is a victory for those who objected to the federal health care law's requirement to offer contraceptive coverage for women.

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7:47 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Study: "Obamacare" To Cover More Uninsured Columbus Residents

A new study finds the number of uninsured Columbus residents will decline under the Affordable Care Act.

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7:01 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Possible Increase In Health Insurance Premiums Next Year

The Ohio Department of Insurance says people purchasing health coverage through the federal marketplace could see a 13 percent increase in average premiums next year.

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7:33 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Groups Tout Outreach Behind Ohio Health Sign-Ups

Groups in Ohio who helped enroll residents in health plans through the federal insurance marketplace say in-person assistance was key to getting people to sign up, particularly minorities. 

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6:53 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Feds Release Ohio New ACA Enrollment Figures

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says nearly 155 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health care coverage in the new insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act.

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1:57 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Health Insurance Sign-Ups Reach Almost 79K In Ohio

Federal officials say close to 79,000 Ohioans have picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama's health care law. 

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7:26 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Coleman Launches Health Insurance Enrollment Campaign

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has launched an effort to get uninsured people signed up for health insurance coverage through the exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act.

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1:10 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Small Businesses Sort Out Affordable Care Act Details

Small businesses around Ohio are struggling to sort out the details of the Affordable Care Act. 

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6:55 am
Thu February 13, 2014

More Ohioans Sign Up For Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 60 thousand Ohioans have picked health insurance plans in the first four months of the new online marketplaces created by the federal health care law.

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6:54 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Feds Release Latest Ohio ACA Signups

Nearly 40 thousand Ohio residents have successfully picked health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by the federal health care law.

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7:09 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

ACA Deadline Looms, Sebelius Ensures Website Reliance

A big deadline for the new federal health care law is coming up quickly.

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7:29 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Columbus Workers Getting Free Preventative Health Services

Many Columbus city workers will get free medical services as part of their health plans starting next year.

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6:45 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Health Insurance Signups Increased In November

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says nearly 57-hundred Ohioans chose healthcare plans in November through the federal online marketplace created by the federal health care law.

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7:04 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Insurance Department Issues ACA Guidelines For Companies

State insurance director Mary Taylor is giving guidance to companies who want to reissue health plans ticketed for cancelation under the federal health care law, following a recent change announced by the Obama administration.

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7:27 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Health Plan Changes Draw Different Reactions

President Obama's plan to allow health insurers to continue offering some plans that do not meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act is drawing mixed reaction in Ohio.

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7:17 am
Fri November 15, 2013

POTUS Talks Oil, Manufacturing And Health Care During Ohio Visit

President Obama touted increased vehicle fuel efficiency for helping reduce reliance on foreign oil during a stop in Cleveland Thursday.

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