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Workers Trained To Help Ease Transition To Affordable Care Act Insurance Marketplaces
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Health Insurance Markets Open; Success To Be Seen

CHICAGO (AP) — The online insurance marketplaces at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are showing signs of trouble handling the volume of consumers on the first day of a six-month open enrollment period.

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Are Satisfied With How Much You Pay for Health Care? — Survey of the Day

While there is a widespread consensus that the overall costs of health care in the United States are out of control, individual policy holders aren't necessarily up in arms about their monthly rates.

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Emergency Room Technician Swam to Work After Hurricane Sandy [VIDEO]

Having your house surrounded by water because of a flood is usually a good enough reason to stay home from work, but not this time.

Marsha Hedgepeth works as a technician in an emergency room. So when Hurricane Sandy put her Toms River, New Jersey, neighborhood under 10 feet of water, she knew she had to get to her hospital so she could help those who were injured in the superstorm.

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How Would The Repeal Of Obamacare & Individual Mandate Affect People In Amarillo? [POLL]

This is a question looming in the minds of many people in the country as well as right here in Amarillo. How many times has the public been mandated to buy a product by the government?

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Do You Support the Individual Mandate? — Survey of the Day

This week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the individual mandate from President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

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Will You Be Able to Afford Health Care in 20 Years? — Dollars and Sense

Some doctors have made a scary discovery: by 2035, the average family could face medical costs exceeding their total income.

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Should Obama’s 2010 Heath Care Law Be Repealed? – Survey of the Day

The health care law of 2010 was the signature legislation of Barack Obama’s first term as President. However, according to a new poll from Gallup, the public is still very divided on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Recession, High Co-Pays Tied to Fewer Colonoscopy Screenings Among People with Private Insurance

The recent economic recession is the longest since World War II. With record joblessness, personal health care spending, particularly for preventative health services, has dropped dramatically.

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House Democrats Hold Hearing On The Republicans Effort To Repeal Health Care Reform Bill
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Obamacare Plan Ruled Unconstitutional By Atlanta Court Of Appeals

The Alabama federal court of appeals ruled on the provision in Obama's Healthcare law requiring citizens to buy healthcare to be unconstitutional. With other state appeals courts finding it completely unconstitutional and others in Cincinnati upholding the new healthcare law, it will now fall into the lap of the supreme court

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Report Says Birth Control Should Be Fully Covered by Health Plans

A new report by the Institute of Medicine says that contraception, sterilization, annual HIV testing and breastfeeding support should be fully covered by health insurance plans under the health care reform law.

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