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Is Obamacare signing up the uninsured?


All applicants who are seeking subsidies must answer questions about future access to insurance, but they are not asked about prior or current coverage. More>>

Q&A: Am I stuck in my costly workplace health plan?

The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life... More>>

Last-minute surge: 5 million now signed up for Obamacare


The deadline to get signed up for 2014 is March 31, just two weeks away. As of March 1, the Health and Human Services Department said 4.2 million people had signed up. More>>

Affordable Care Act signup deadline extended one day


Tomorrow marks the final day for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage that starts January 1st. More>>

Pres. Obama pledges to fix heath care glitches


The White House has yet to announce how many people have been able to enroll for the health care marketplace, although administration officials told the AP that more than 476,000 insurance applications have been filed via federal and state exchanges. More>>

Libraries ready for ObamaCare enrollment rush


Public libraries across our area are prepared to help the uninsured find the answers they need when it comes to ObamaCare enrollment.

Affordable Care Act enrollment


Ready or not, it's here.  And the new law isn't without controversy, myths and confusion.
In this Eye on Health Report, Latrice Currie talks with a local expert to try to clear things up about what you can or should expect.

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee releases health-insurance exchange rates


BlueCross will offer a total of 54 plans in all of Tennessee's 95 counties, and said today that its rates were lowest among most plan levels across the state —including zero-deductible plans. More>>

Why bother? And other burning questions about the Affordable Care Act


The battle in Congress over shutting down the federal government -- something that could also happen Tuesday -- has people even more perplexed. More>>

Insurance marketplace opens Tuesday


Beginning Tuesday, Tennesseans will be able to start shopping for health insurance on the new online marketplace set up as part of the Affordable Care Act. More>>

NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman answers questions on ACA


Many Americans are still clueless about the Affordable Care Act, despite the fact that insurance exchanges open on Tuesday, Oct. 1. More>>

The ABC's of the Affordable Care Act: a glossary for consumers


Major new laws come with their own jargon, and President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is no exception. More>>

What's in a name? When it comes to the debate over health care, apparently a lot


A recent survey shows that 30% of the public doesn't know what ACA is, vs. only 12% when we asked about Obamacare. More>>

What 'Obamacare' will cost locally


The health care issue is taking center stage on the national level and here at home. Everyone, the employed, unemployed, insured and uninsured alike will all be impacted. More>>

Health law online sign-up delayed for small businesses


Administration officials are quietly telling key interest groups to expect initial glitches signing up online for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. More>>

$11 a month? Obamacare super-cheap for some, feds find


HHS has analyzed the plans that have been approved to go on offer starting Tuesday and finds that in most states, there's plenty of choice with reasonable prices. More>>

Premiums released in GA for health overhaul plans

A benchmark health care plan in Georgia will cost an average of $304 a month when purchased on an exchange under the Obama administration's health care overhaul. More>>

Insurance premiums in Tennessee to be among cheapest in healthcare overhaul


Premiums under the cheapest plan offered in Tennessee would average $181 per month, the third-lowest rate in the country. More>>

As health exchanges begin, some state programs end

As the Affordable Care Act's health exchanges come online, some of Tennessee's state-sponsored insurance programs are shutting down or limiting enrollment. More>>


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