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Affordable Care Act

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Deadline To Enroll In Health Care Approaches

The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Monday night at midnight.

03/30/2014

Woman Looks At Affordable Care Act Online (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Adds More Time For Some Health Care Applicants

The Obama administration has extended the deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.

03/25/2014

Hobby Lobby Protest

Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  (file/credit: Getty Images)

HHS Secretary In NJ To Push Health Insurance Enrollment Ahead Of Next Week’s Deadline

Those who fail to sign up for health insurance by next Monday will not be able to enroll until next year and will have to pay a penalty on their taxes.

03/24/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the 2013 Tribal Nations Conference on Nov. 13, 2013 in Washington (credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa Press)

President Obama Sits Down With Comedian Zach Galifianakis For ‘Between Two Ferns’ Appearance

The series is best known for generating painfully awkward moments between Galifianakis and his guests, and Obama’s appearance proved no exception.

03/11/2014

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