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Associated Press
January 30, 2020 - 3:19 pm
In New Orleans a federal appeals court refused to reconsider the ruling against the Obama health care law.
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Associated Press
December 18, 2019 - 8:36 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down “Obamacare’s” now-toothless requirement that Americans carry health insurance but sidestepped a ruling on the law’s overall constitutionality. The decision means the law remains in effect for now. The 2-1 ruling handed down by a...
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Jim Hanzo
October 25, 2019 - 9:45 am
While the national average is decreasing by 4%, health insurance rates in Louisiana for those policies available in the Obamacare marketplace will see an average premium rise by 10% in 2020. Frank Opelka, deputy commissioner with the Louisiana Department of Insurance, says part of the reason is...
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April 10, 2019 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A federal appeals court in New Orleans says it will hear arguments this summer on a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn former President Barack Obama's health insurance law. An order Wednesday from Judge Leslie Southwick says the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th...
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March 31, 2019 - 8:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After losing in Congress, President Donald Trump is counting on the courts to kill off "Obamacare." But some cases are going against him, and time is not on his side as he tries to score a big win for his re-election campaign. Two federal judges in Washington, D.C., this past week...
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March 30, 2019 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to revive the fight over the Affordable Care Act has stirred a political and policy debate among Republicans on how best to approach the divisive issue heading into the 2020 election. Failing to repeal and replace the ACA, otherwise known as...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:32 am
Matt Doyle | WWL.com With the Mueller Report in the rear-view mirror, President Trump says he and his Republican colleagues will become the "party of health care." The party failed to pass an Affordable Care Act repeal in 2017 despite a Congressional majority, but Senator John Kennedy says they won...
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March 27, 2019 - 4:26 pm
(WWL.com) Obamacare signups are down 15 percent in Louisiana this year, and the 93,000 enrollees mark the lowest level of participants since the individual market came online in 2014. Enrollment is also down 57 percent from it’s high point in 2016, and Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says that’s...
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