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U.S. federal statute nicknamed "Obamacare"

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: U.S. federal statute nicknamed
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 amendment, it represents the U.S. healthcare system's most significant regulatory overhaul and expansion of coverage since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.

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Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be..
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U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that..
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U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare

A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of a Texas judge who found..
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Appeals court panel grills Democratic defenders on constitutionality of Obamacare

A federal appeals court panel grilled Democratic attorneys general on Tuesday about whether Obamacare violates the U.S. Constitution, as it weighs whether to uphold a Texas judge's ruling striking down..
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Obamacare's future in play as U.S. appeals court weighs its constitutionality

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U.S. appeals court to take up constitutionality of Obamacare

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Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money

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U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put..
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Trump says vote on healthcare can wait until after 2020 election

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was willing to wait until after the 2020 presidential election to get Congress to vote on a new healthcare plan, giving Republicans time to develop a..
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U.S. Health insurer Centene to buy smaller rival WellCare for $15.3 billion

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Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare, asks court to overturn law

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Trump administration backs Texas judge who ruled Obamacare illegal

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has stepped up its attack on the Obamacare health care law, telling a federal appeals court it agrees with a Texas judge's ruling that the law is..
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Obamacare enrollments drop marginally for 2019

Enrollments in healthcare plans for 2019 through the Federal Obamacare marketplace dropped marginally by 300,000 from last year, according to U.S. government figures released on Monday.
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U.S. judge throws out Maryland bid to protect Obamacare law

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