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How Obamacare Has Failed the Uninsured in One Chart
That the Affordable Care Act has so far fallen well short of its primary goal of providing coverage for most of the nation's 48 million uninsured has become increasingly clear as the sign-up data has trickled out.
So far, 3 million people have signed up for Obamacare, less than half of the target number of 7 million enrollees estimated by the Congressional Budget...
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Obamacare Facts: The Affordable Care Act by the Numbers
There are a lot of important Obamacare facts and numbers you can't afford to ignore.
Let's start with the enormity of U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill. To date, some 2,572 pages of regulations have been written (more are expected).
More familiar numbers tied to Obamacare include 50 - the headcount at which companies must provide insurance or pay a fine ($2,000).
Now consumers have less than one month until...
These Obamacare Facts Have Our Readers Rattled – Where Do You Stand?
For many of our readers, learning the real "Obamacare facts" that the president doesn't want us to know has been stressful enough to warrant a doctor visit - one that costs you more than it used to (almost like an Obamacare Catch-22...)
The scary thing is, we still have no idea what the full impact of the new healthcare law will be.
Indeed, back in March 2010, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously said we had to pass the bill...
How the New Healthcare Tax Affects You
The Supreme Court recently upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, sparking concern in the United States about the future of healthcare tax.
Even though some people argue the healthcare law is not a tax but instead a penalty, right now it's been ruled the former - and has become one of the key issues in Election 2012.
Obamacare Ruling: Key Takeaways for Investors and Taxpayers
It's time to buy some insurance for your portfolio following Thursday's landmark Obamacare ruling.
The Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of President Obama's controversial healthcare reform law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The chief and appellate justices upheld the core of the law which has sweeping political and economic ramifications. Many economists, analysts and healthcare experts warn it's a...
Healthcare Stocks: What Happens if Obamacare is Overturned
With the Supreme Court ruling on President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law just three weeks away, investors in healthcare stocks need to be prepared.
While some are confident the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a rejection of the law -- or at least of the mandate requiring everyone to buy insurance -- may be more likely.
If so, Obamacare could be toast.
Based on tough questioning from moderate Justice Anthony Kennedy in Supreme Court hearings...
From Obamacare to Taxes: 5 Hot Topics Politicians Love to Lie About
Political lies are as old as the Republic, but that doesn't make the practice any less of an insult to the American people.
Whether they are about Obamacare or taxes, political lies are a special kind of deception.
Rarely are they blatantly false. Political lies rely on misrepresentation of facts and convenient omissions that make their target look better - or worse - than it really is.
So convincing are today's politicians and their minions it's not even clear they always realize when they're...
Health Care Reform: How the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act Ruling Could Affect Our Economy
Health care reform takes center stage this week as the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare - and it's going to be a real doozy.
A final decision will be issued around the end of June, just months before the presidential election. It could be like the shot heard "round the world.
Law, politics, U.S. world image, and our economy weigh in the balance.
Pundits are predicting and cogs are turning. Here's how the Supreme...