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Congress Wants to Charge This Age Thousands of Dollars More for Health Insurance

AARP has launched a campaign urging Congress to oppose the age tax

Under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), health insurance issuers are allowed to vary rates…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Trump and Republicans Move Forward to Dismantle Obamacare

Republican politicians are on a mission to roll back former President Barack Obama's signature health care law

Shortly after becoming inaugurated as the President of the United States, Donald Trump signed an…

By Selena Hill

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Repealing Obamacare Will Hurt Black Women and Their Families

Millions of Americans could lose access to quality healthcare services

Republicans took the first steps to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. Now women of…

By Black Enterprise

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Republicans Are Wrong, Repealing Obamacare Would be a National Disaster

Millions of Americans, especially people of color, will be worse off if Republicans gut the Affordable Care Act

Repealing the Affordable Care Act could lead to the deaths of millions of Americans while…

By Stanley Fritz

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3 Last Minute Tax Tips

Making sure you don’t over-pay Uncle Sam

With all of the rush to get our taxes finished on time, it can be…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama’s Positive Track Record For Helping African Americans

Administration has not failed the black community according to its policies

Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama has worked to improve the lives of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

New York tops list while New Mexico offers most affordable options

“Higher insurance costs in many states are tied to high costs of living or being…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Affordable Care Act’s 5th Anniversary: Where Are We Now?

Dept. of Health reports the largest change in the uninsured in four decades

On this day, five years ago, President Obama signed landmark legislation into law, affording healthcare…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Up to 6 Million Americans Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalty

See if you're one of the millions who'll be paying the penalty

If you weren’t insured last year, you may find yourself among the three to six…

By Essence Gant

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Civil Rights Group: High Court ‘Gutted Black Women’s Right To Birth Control’

ColorofChange.org advocates for minority females to take action via activism

ColorofChange.org advocates for minority females to take action against latest Supreme Court ruling on contraceptives.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Uninsured Rate Drops Among Blacks, Low-Income Workers Under Obamacare

All Americans without healthcare nears six-year low

The number of Americans without health insurance dipped to its lowest in nearly six years

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What Young Adults Think of the Affordable Care Act

The Black Youth Project conducted a survey to find out how American youth feel about…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What Business Owners Should Know about the Affordable Care Act

Know the difference between being self-employed and an employer. Before applying for coverage, know that…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What Consumers Should Know about the Affordable Care Act

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Today is the last day to enroll for affordable health care through the market…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Consumers Allowed More Time for Health Care Enrollment

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If you think you might not be able to meet the March 31 deadline…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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State of the Union Preview: Opportunity and Action [Column]

Will you be tuning in?

President Obama will address the nation tomorrow night in his annual State of the Union…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How President Obama Will Achieve His ‘Year of Action’

Will he accomplish what he set out to do this year?

To realize his broader agenda, he urges Congress to work with his administration “on proven…

By Derek T. Dingle

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HealthCare.gov Website Relaunches, White House Reports Improvements

Site shows improvements in load times and greater server capacity

The federal government’s health care website is running more smoothly, according to the Obama Administration.…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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President Obama to Address Website Glitches

Administration working to fix healthcare application process plagued with problems since open enrollment

Will this issue be fixed soon?

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Congress Fails to Prevent Government Shutdown

Senate rejects the House's last minute bill to delay part of Obama’s health care law

The Office of Management and Budget issued orders that “agencies should now execute plans for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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