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State lawmakers approve restaurant bill, hospital settlement – but Obamacare dealt...

Soon after the ratification of the hospital agreement came word that a federal appeals court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional, in light of the U.S. Congress’ elimination of the tax penalty that was intended to enforce it.

Yonkers, Stamford make list of cities with most uninsured residents

The survey reported that, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national uninsured rate rose in 2018 to 8.5% from 7.9% in 2017 -- the first year there was an increase since the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, took effect.

After Obamacare ruled unconstitutional, CT lawmakers and health care officials scramble

“We are committed to upholding the ACA and the support it provides to the residents of our state,” said AHCT CEO James Michel.

Connecticut Insurance Dept. slashes insurers’ rate hike requests

The department ruled that the average increase for individual plans is 2.72 percent, down from the average request of about 12 percent.

With future of Obamacare in doubt, insurers propose CT rate hikes...

The proposed average individual rate increase request is 12.3 percent, while the proposed average small group rate increase is 10.22 percent.

Pair of bills to salvage parts of Obamacare introduced in CT...

The bills differ significantly when it comes to penalizing citizens who forgo health care coverage.

New York Obamacare exchange touts record 4.3 million people enrolled

New York State of Health boosted sign ups for the state's Medicaid and Essential Plan offerings, as well as in the commercial plans sold on the exchange.

Health insurance enrollment increases on N.Y. Obamacare exchange

State officials say 243,600 New Yorkers have signed up for qualified health plans on the state health insurance exchange, exceeding last year's enrollment.

Enrollment up at Access HealthCT

Although the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 eliminated the Obamacare's individual mandate, requiring most individuals to have health insurance coverage, talks with legislators will continue.

Access Health CT on pace to match last year’s enrollment numbers

Connecticut residents can shop for a plan through Dec. 22.

Conn. joins lawsuit over Trump’s Obamacare exec order

"It is infuriating that these assaults will not stop,” said Gov. Dannel Malloy.

Amid Obamacare uncertainty, AHCT soldiers on

“We are here to remind everyone that the Affordable Care Act is still the law and that Access Health CT is still the only place where they can get financial help,” AHCT CEO Jim Wadleigh said.

CT Insurance Department rejects insurers’ rate increase proposals

Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine Wade has ordered Anthem and ConnectiCare to revise their rate filings again and resubmit them this week.

Access Health CT CEO Jim Wadleigh sounds alarm over exchange’s future

Wadleigh's concerns include continued attempts at repealing Obamacare, and the possible exit from the exchange of its two remaining insurers.

Connecticut Democrats trumpet failure of Trumpcare

“The only thing that’s gone well for the president in the last 60 days is his golf game," quipped Gov. Dannel Malloy.