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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

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


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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.


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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.



Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]


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Preventive Care Provisions Of Health Care Law Go Into Effect

Starting today, as many as 47 million women in the U.S. could be eligible for free preventive health care services, under a provision of President Barack Obama’s health care law.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

A TV camera is set up in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 25, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Some Call Health Care Ruling A Life Saver For Patients, Others Say It Will Destroy Business

The U.S. Supreme Court essentially upheld President Barack Obama’s health care plan Thursday, and Illinois political leaders and think tanks are alternately calling the ruling a guarantee for better health care, or a destructive stress on the economy.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

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Federal Government: Thousands Of Illinoisans Benefiting From Health Care Reform

As we wait for the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration says thousands of Illinois residents are benefiting from it.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

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George Defends Opposition To Health Care Reform

Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George used his final speech as the outgoing president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to defend the bishops’ opposition to health care reform.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Brady, Quinn Miles Apart On Health Care Overhaul

If Bill Brady is elected Illinois governor, he says he’d work with Congress to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, which he considers government intrusion.