Affordable Care Act

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6:43 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Feds Release Latest ACA Sign-Up Numbers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Serices says more than 234 thousand Ohioans signed up for health coverage or renewed health plans in the federally run insurance marketplace during the open enrollment period that ended last month.

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9:45 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Report Shows Potential Impact Of High Court Case On Ohioans

A new federal report shows that nearly 197,000 Ohioans could lose about $576 million in health insurance subsidies this year in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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9:59 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Feds Release Latest ACA Enrollment Figures

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 234 thousand Ohioans picked or renewed health plans during the latest enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

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6:54 am
Thu February 5, 2015

More Than 200 Thousand Ohioans Sign Up For ACA Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 200 thousand Ohioans have signed up for coverage during the current enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act as of last Friday.  Spokesperson Kathleen Falk:

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6:50 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

DeWine Files Another Lawsuit Over Federal Healthcare Law

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has again taken the lead in filing a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.

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6:16 am
Thu January 22, 2015

DeWine Threatens Lawsuit Over ACA Fee

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sent a letter late last week to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Syliva Burwell saying he may file a lawsuit because a fee imposed by the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

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6:35 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Feds Release ACA Insurance Sign-up Figures

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says as of last week, more than 186 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health coverage through the insurance marketplace created by the 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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