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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at an Organizing for Action "Obamacare Summit" at the St. Regis Hotel on November 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Changes Tune On Health Care Coverage Mantra

The Affordable Care Act website has been plagued with issues since going live more than a month ago and new bugs continue to be uncovered.

11/05/2013

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

Affordable Care Act Could Be Further Hamstrung By Shortage Of Doctors

New Yorkers are notorious for wanting things immediately, and that includes medical care. But even doctors who support Obamacare say there could be delays, due to more patients, and fewer doctors,

11/04/2013

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Health Care Shocker For N.J. Students Looking For Low-Cost Insurance

It was a health care shocker for college students in New Jersey who found out that they can’t buy low-cost health insurance at their schools because of the Affordable Care Act.

10/31/2013

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Official Grilled On Health Care Website Woes

“I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said Tuesday.

10/29/2013

Open enrollment for employer health benefits usually takes place in October and November. (credit: CBS 2)

Experts Give Tips For Choosing Between Flexible Spending And Health Savings Accounts

For a lot of workers, open enrollment for their 2014 health benefits is now — and picking the right plan can be daunting.

10/24/2013

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Understanding The Affordable Care Act: What Does It Mean For You?

We sat down with Danielle Holahan, Deputy Director of the New York State Department of Health, to learn everything we need to know about the new health care legislation.

10/01/2013

Doctor checkup (credit: Clipart.com)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Helping The Uninsured Get Enrolled

The key provision of the Affordable Care Act, known as the individual mandate, goes into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

09/27/2013

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Will Law Create Doctor Shortage?

Those who will be newly insured and doctors alike have expressed concerns that the law will cause a shortage of doctors.

09/26/2013

Williamsburg restaurant owner George Weld

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Brooklyn Small Business Owner Joining Exchange

George Weld, the owner of Egg and Parish Hall restaurants in Williamsburg, will take advantage of New York’s Small Business Health Options program for businesses with less than 50 employees.

09/24/2013

Cardiac patient Louis Ferreira uses his tablet issued by Hackensack University Medical Center's Accountable Care Organization. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: N.J. Hospital Improves Care, Cuts Costs

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization has set 6 patients up with a computerized tablet monitored by a nurse.

09/23/2013

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Understanding The Affordable Care Act: One Woman’s Concerns

Elisabeth Benjamin with the Community Service Society of New York said their team of volunteers has been busy helping people figure out the best deal for their specific situation.

09/20/2013

Affordable Care Act information session in Irvington, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Volunteers Help NJ Residents Enroll

States that designed their own exchanges will get federal help to spread the word.

09/19/2013

Madeline  Aviles is unemployed but said under the Affordable Care Act, she'll get health insurance at a cost similar to what she had at her old job. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Unemployed Bronx Woman To Get Coverage

Madeline Aviles, 60, was laid off in January and suddenly found herself without health insurance.

09/18/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.

09/04/2013

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