The administration is refusing to defend the law against a suit brought by states calling the individual mandate unconstitutional.
Housing advocates and officials across the metro are boosting efforts to raise awareness of the need for Section 8 housing.
$24 million isn’t a huge amount in the scheme of health care funding, but it is part of a much bigger conflict over the future of MinnesotaCare.
The provider tax was supposed to become unnecessary as people covered by MinnesotaCare were covered by Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. There was one small problem.
Laws aren’t necessarily well-known — or enforced, according to researchers and advocates.
Democrats are increasingly rallying around single-payer; meanwhile, you don’t hear “repeal-and-replace” from many Republicans these days.
Incomes and the population are up. Poverty and the rate of people without health insurance are basically unchanged.
“Newly insured individuals may be less likely to delay seeking care and thus present sooner when early symptoms develop,” researchers point out.
Paired with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the debate, Klobuchar was assigned, and played, the role of the moderate liberal.
Obamacare may be back from the brink, but it is far from being in the clear.
Zero Republicans voted for the bill, and they have spent seven years trying to get rid of it.
Congressional Democrats are making the case that the Senate GOP’s struggles clearly indicate their effort is doomed, and that both parties should come together to improve the Affordable Care Act.
A study in Oregon found that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest dropped 17 percent among people aged 45 to 64 between 2011-2012 and 2014-2015.
Both parties acknowledge that Obamacare has problems.
Minnesota’s Republican representatives, who all voted for the bill, claim people with pre-existing conditions will still be able to buy health insurance. Are they right?
The revised bill, which appears to weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions, faces a razor thin vote margin in the House.
Their votes are a foregone conclusion, but each representative faces different pressures in one of the defining moments of the 115th Congress.
The Edina resident led the team that revamped healthcare.gov after its botched introduction. Now he’s one of the most prominent voices opposing Republican designs on dismantling the law.
Indoor tanning is recognized as a significant contributor to the rising numbers of Americans who are developing and dying from skin cancer.
An outline is not the same as a bill. But it’s a start.