Stories tagged: "affordable care act"


A supporter of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands in front of the Supreme Court of the United States as the Court begins hearing arguments from California v. Texas about the legality of the ACA on November 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today is the first time that the Court is hearing a case with all three of President Donald Trump's appointments; Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. California v. Texas is the Republican's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after repeated efforts to repeal the Act through the legislative process. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Need Health Insurance? Here’s How to Enroll in the Affordable Care Act for 2023

There are a number of changes coming to ACA coverage in 2023. Here’s a breakdown of what enrollees need to know, and how to apply.

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Opinion: Arizona’s Senators Must Preserve Healthcare Subsidies 

Healthcare advocate and cancer survivor Ana Valenzuela says Arizona's senators need to ensure health insurance subsidies are protected for good.

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For Trans Patients, Medical Care Is a Battle Against Discrimination, Mistreatment

One in three transgender patients have reported having a negative experience with healthcare providers.

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‘Disruptive and Cruel’: Native Americans Worry as Supreme Court Weighs Repeal of Health Care Act

Officials say "millions" of Native Americans throughout the country could lose healthcare if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

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WATCH: Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions Sound Off on the Potential Repeal of the ACA

Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act. If the Supreme Court overturns the law, the consequences could be disastrous.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - OCTOBER 02: Wearing a mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden waves while preparing to board his plane  after campaigning. Biden said he tested negative twice Friday for the coronavirus after it was reported that U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Majority of Arizonans See Biden as More Capable Than Trump on Health Care

“We have 6.7 million Americans who have contracted coronavirus, which will be a preexisting condition going forward.”