Taylor Berman · 11/14/13 12:40PM

At a press conference this afternoon, President Obama announced new rules that will allow insurance companies to keep people on health care plans cancelled by the Affordable Care Act through 2014. "This fix won't solve every problem for every person, but it is going to help of lot of people," Obama said.

Only Six People Signed Up on's First Day

Taylor Berman · 11/01/13 07:28AM

Considering the years-long battle to pass the Affordable Care Act and the lengths to which Democrats went to protect it, the launch of President Obama's healthcare law was something of a disaster, marred mostly by the program's broken website. But now we know just how awful the enrollment numbers were from those first few days.

Lacey Donohue · 10/23/13 06:49PM

The White House has just “tweaked” Obamacare: those who purchase marketplace coverage during the open enrollment period (up through March 31) will now avoid a potential tax penalty for time spent uncovered in the first months of 2014.

Lacey Donohue · 10/20/13 09:38PM

Tomorrow President Obama will declare that the Obamacare website glitches are "unacceptable." And speaking of unacceptable, Sen. Ted Cruz told ABC's This Week on Sunday that "I would do anything, and will continue to do anything, to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare."

Tennessee Man Cries Blood

Max Rivlin-Nadler · 10/19/13 12:48PM

A Tennessee man uncontrollably cries blood, leaving him without a job and out of school.

Tea Party Republican Defends Being on Medicaid While Opposing Medicaid

Neetzan Zimmerman · 10/16/13 02:19PM

A Tea Party candidate for Idaho's House of Representatives defended himself against allegations of hypocrisy following an NBC News article in which he admitted to signing his entire family up for Medicaid while running on a platform that calls for the dismantling of all government programs.

Hamilton Nolan · 10/09/13 11:31AM

Today, Maine becomes the first U.S. state to allow residents to legally purchase cheap mail-order prescription drugs from foreign pharmacies.

Applying for Health Insurance: Before and After Obamacare

Neetzan Zimmerman · 10/08/13 04:49PM

While politicians argue incessantly around President Obama's healthcare system overhaul, one thing gets frequently lost in the din: Does Obamacare actually improve America's healthcare system.

Lacey Donohue · 09/17/13 08:07PM

The Obama administration has approved new rules that will extend minimum wage and overtime pay to home health care workers in 2015. Home care workers have been exempt from federal wage laws since 1974 when “they were placed in the same category as neighborhood baby sitters.”

Trader Joe’s No Longer Offering Health Benefits to Part-Timers

Lacey Donohue · 09/12/13 08:42PM

Trader Joe’s fans are now going to have a harder time defending the store’s “great treatment” of workers. Famous for providing health benefits to even part-time employees, the company announced that all those who work under 30 hours a week will no longer be eligible for company-provided insurance in the new year. Instead they will be forced to pick their insurance policy from the exchanges created under the Affordable Health Care Act.