Following Dayton's Critique Of Obamacare, Lawmakers Mull FixesGov. Mark Dayton's declaration that the federal health care overhaul is "no longer affordable" for more and more Minnesota residents could be the spark that sets off major health care changes.
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Walker's Health Plan Hinges On A Tricky Subsidy RollbackRepublican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearly insurmountable obstacle — getting 60 votes in the Senate.
Good Question: Who’s Using Obamacare & How Much Money Are They Getting?Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling means millions of Americans can still get tax credits to buy health insurance. The court ruled in favor of allowing states like Wisconsin, which never set up its own marketplace, to continue to offer financial assistance for health insurance.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law SubsidiesThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
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Politicians Hit Voters With Direct Mail With 1 Week Until Election DayMinnesota is one week out from Election Day, and many political campaigns are going "old school." Thousands of Minnesota mailboxes are filling up with campaign literature.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Group Targets Dayton In TV Ad On Health Care Law By most accounts, MNsure's rollout was a disaster. But six months after signups began, CEO Scott Leitz says the online marketplace has turned a corner. "We're continuing to grow at about 1,000 people per day who we're enrolling through MNsure, so we're continuing to see growth, and it's only going to get more as we move into the fall open-enrollment period," Leitz said.
Outside Group Ads Up In Minn. Governor Race An outside political group's new television promotes Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Honour as having the toughest stance against the nation's new health care law.
Reality Check: The Consequences Of Not Signing Up For MNsureIn Minnesota, at least one group opposed to Obamacare encouraged Minnesotans not to enroll and encouraged them to refuse to sign up on any website. Gov. Mark Dayton calls it inexplicable. "It's been a barrage of criticism all the way. It's been people cheering when it has problems. It's been telling people not to enroll, which i think was very ill-advised," Dayton said.