Stories tagged: "affordable care act"


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say "millions" of Native Americans throughout the country could lose healthcare if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

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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.”

Kelli Midgley, center, an English teacher from Baltimore,  joins people gathered at the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Ginsburg's death leaves a vacancy that could be filled by a more conservative justice by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
With RBG Gone, the Affordable Care Act Faces Its Greatest Threat Yet.

The healthcare law is in front of the Supreme Court once again in November, so COURIER decided to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the ACA.

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Nearly 30 Million Americans Went Without Health Coverage Last Year. Then the Pandemic Hit.

The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.