Affordable Care Act


Tue December 27, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Reversal On Health Mandate Came Late For Gingrich And Romney

Originally published on Wed December 28, 2011 11:20 am

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney chat after finishing a GOP debate in Sioux City, Iowa, earlier this month.
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Opposition to the administration's overhaul of health care has almost become an article of faith with every Republican running for president.

Candidates promise to repeal the law and its less-than-popular requirement for most Americans to either have health insurance or to pay a penalty starting in 2014.

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Mon July 18, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Birth Control Without Copays Could Become Mandatory

Is there nothing in last year's Affordable Care Act that people won't fight over?

The latest battle is set to come to a head Wednesday, when the independent Institute of Medicine is expected to make recommendations about preventive health care services for women. And one service that's drawing a lot of the attentions is contraception.

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Wed May 4, 2011

Colorado Health Exchange Bill Approved

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Republicans in the Colorado House of Representatives split widely to approve a health insurance exchange bill on Wednesday that will change the way 1 million Coloradans buy health insurance beginning in 2014.

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Thu April 28, 2011

Colorado Health Insurance Exchange in Dispute

Home page of a health care exchange website that is already in the works in Wisconsin.
Colorado Public News

What will be the face of health care reform to you? For more than 1 million Coloradans, it may be the proposed health insurance exchange.

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Thu April 21, 2011

Patient Safety Program Targets Preventable Health Problems

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Federal health officials chose Children's Hospital in Denver to talk about a new program that aims to cut down on preventable injuries and medical complications. 

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