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Individual mandate repeal not Armageddon

On Dec. 20, the new GOP tax bill signed into law repealed the individual mandate for the Affordable Care Act.The individual mandate puts a...
THE MOST RECENT ESTIMATE for HealthSource RI enrollment for 2018 was 33,021, a 10.5 percent increase from 2017 enrollment in the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange.

HSRI: Health insurance enrollees up 10.5% in 2018

PROVIDENCE — The number of health insurance enrollees through the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange, Health Source RI, climbed to 33,021 in the final...
THE DEADLINE TO signup and pay for health insurance through HealthSource RI is Dec. 31.

HSRI: Health insurance plan signup, payment due Dec. 31

PROVIDENCE — The number of health insurance enrollees through the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange, Health Source Rhode Island, has risen to 32,000, and...
WORKING THROUGH THE NIGHT on Tuesday, Dec. 19, and then through the early afternoon on Wednesday, Congress delivered a $1.5 trillion tax cut bill to President Donald Trump for his signature. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/ZACH GIBSON

Congress sends Trump tax-cut bill in first GOP legislative win

WASHINGTON – House Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years – hours after the Senate...
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES has passed the GOP's tax bill. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate passes U.S. tax overhaul, putting GOP on brink of big...

WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans passed the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years, a bill that delivers a...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but is running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Does the Graham-Cassidy bill to alter the Affordable Care Act deserve...

As the U.S. Senate prepares to consider the health care bill being presented by Sens. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., the issue...
SEN. JOHN MCCAIN has said he will not support the Graham-Cassidy proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, potentially dooming efforts by the GOP to repeal the health care bill before Sept 30. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

McCain to oppose ACA repeal, possibly dooming GOP effort

NEW YORK - Sen. John McCain said Friday he’ll vote against the GOP-only Affordable Care Act repeal proposal, becoming the second Republican to oppose...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but it running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Senate GOP has 12 days to repeal ACA and no room...

NEW YORK - Senate Republicans making one last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act have the daunting task of assembling 50 votes for...
THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE estimates that cutting subsidies to the Affordable Care Act would raise total federal spending by billions of dollars over the next decade. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO / KHOLOOD EID

Halting Obamacare subsidies would increase deficit, CBO says

NEW YORK – Health plan premiums for some in Obamacare will surge and the federal deficit will increase by almost $200 billion over a...
THE HEALTH INSURANCE TAX is scheduled to go back into effect in December. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL NAGLE

Health insurers struggle to win reprieve of Obamacare tax

NEW YORK - Health insurers won a victory in 2015 when a tax that was part of the Affordable Care Act was suspended. Now...
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