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Move to end DACA leaves some young immigrants fearing for their health

by Barbara Feder Ostrov and Anna Gorman LOS ANGELES — For 26-year-old Paulina Ruiz, having legal immigration status is about more than going to school or holding a job. It’s about staying healthy. The University of California-Los Angeles graduate, whose parents brought her from Mexico to the … Continue reading

September 08, 2017

California, other states to extend Obamacare sign-up beyond federal limit

by Pauline Bartolone and Carmen Heredia Rodriguez California and several other states will exempt themselves this year from a new Trump administration rule that cuts in half the amount of time consumers have to buy individual health insurance under the … Continue reading

September 05, 2017

Trump admin slashes millions from budget used to push Obamacare

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has insisted for months that “Obamacare is already dead.” His administration matched its harsh words with damaging action on Thursday — slashing millions of dollars from the government’s budget to promote the health law’s annual open enrollment … Continue reading

September 02, 2017

Covered California expects 12.5% average rate rise in 2018

by Emily Bazar and Anna Gorman Covered California health insurance premiums will jump by a statewide average of 12.5 percent next year, amid continuing uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act, the state’s Obamacare exchange said Tuesday, August … Continue reading

August 04, 2017

McCain votes no, derails ‘skinny repeal’ in marathon session

by Michael McAuliff Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who interrupted brain cancer treatment to return to Capitol Hill and advance the health law repeal efforts, cast the dramatic and decisive “no” vote in the early morning hours that … Continue reading

July 29, 2017

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