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Legislators Cite Flaws In New York Health Exchange

Lost insurance coverage, higher premiums and confusion were among the problems New Yorkers have faced in trying to sign up for health care under the new federal law, state lawmakers said Monday.

01/13/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

The Top 13 ‘Talkers’ Of 2013

Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

12/31/2013

Answers To Your Questions About Obamacare & NY State of Health

This article is provided and sponsored by: Healthfirst _______________________________________________ Under the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans—including 1.8 million uninsured people in New York City—now have access to affordable […]

12/30/2013

Screen capture of New York's online health insurance marketplace.

As Obamacare Deadline Looms, Insurance Companies Pile On The Taxes

Time is running out to sign up for Obamacare. Many are still scrambling to get coverage by Jan. 1. In the meantime, we’re now beginning to see the taxes added on by insurance companies because of the law.

12/26/2013

Screen capture of New York's online health insurance marketplace.

New York Extends Health Care Signup Deadline To Tuesday

New York extended Monday’s deadline for purchasing health insurance to avoid a lapse in coverage on Jan. 1 by one day. New Yorkers now have until shortly before midnight on Tuesday to find a plan.

12/23/2013

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Obamacare Enrollment In New York: Over 100,000 So Far

Over 100,000 residents of New York have successfully enrolled so far. New York has more than two million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

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)

President On Obamacare: ‘We Screwed It Up'; Changes Made Prior To Deadline

The clock is ticking toward a Monday deadline to enroll in Obamacare, and the White House has approved another round of changes to get more people into the program.

12/20/2013

President Barack Obama shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before speaking about rebuilding efforts following last year's Superstorm Sandy at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey on May 28, 2013.  (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Takes President Obama’s ‘Pajama Boy’ Health Care Ad To Task

Chris Christie has jumped on the bandwagon. He’s not a fan of President Barack Obama’s latest ad pushing the uninsured to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, either.

12/19/2013

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

New CBS News/NYT Poll: Opinion Of Obamacare Still Largely Negative

Even though some of the Obamacare website’s flaws have been fixed, impressions of the law remain negative, even among those it was designed to help. A new poll shows the uninsured remain skeptical.

12/18/2013

President Obama And Family

First Lady’s Spirited Defense Of Affordable Care Act Ignores Disastrous Rollout

She isn’t just the First Lady of the United States. She’s also a mom. And that is why Michelle Obama she is imploring parents to make sure they sign up for health insurance.

12/18/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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

Sebelius Admits She Might Have Handled Obamacare Rollout Differently

It is crunch time for the Affordable Health Care Act. The White House released new enrollment numbers Wednesday, just as the administration had another confrontation with Congress.

12/11/2013

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act listen as President Barack Obama speaks during an event at the White House on Dec. 3, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Tries To Repair Image Of Health Care Law

With his image battered amid the botched rollout of his signature health care law, President Barack launched a campaign Tuesday to defend the Affordable Care Act.

12/03/2013

Anthony Lucatorto may need a new doctor because of changes to his insurance plan. (credit: CBS 2)

Couple Blasts ‘Absolutely Insane’ Provision To Keep Doctor Under Affordable Care Act

Insurance companies say they are cutting some doctors from their plans to save money, due to the program known by some as Obamacare.

11/26/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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