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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov Race

Expanding Medicaid to an additional 1 million Floridians under President Barack Obama’s new health law is turning into one of the biggest issues of this year’s gubernatorial race.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House: Premiums Will Fall For Many In Fla.

The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2014

Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said on Sunday that the 2014 midterm elections are “absolutely not” a referendum on President Obama’s policies, adding that Democrats have an advantage over the Tea Party “extremists” running as Republicans.  (Getty Images)

Dem Party Chair: 2014 Midterms ‘Absolutely Not’ A Referendum Of Obama Policies

Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said on Sunday that the 2014 midterm elections are “absolutely not” a referendum on President Obama’s policies, adding that Democrats have an advantage over the Tea Party “extremists” running as Republicans.

04/21/2014

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Feds Extend Funds To Fla Hospitals For 1 More Year

Federal health officials have agreed to funnel $2 billion to Florida hospitals and providers that serve uninsured patients for another year.

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It’s The Most Frustrating System': Man Claims He Tried Calling Obamacare Hotline For Weeks, ‘Never Got Anybody’

The insurance enrollment period under the federal health care law ended Monday the same way it began six months earlier, as technology troubles prevented many consumers from completing the online application process for the first half of the day.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Enrollees Getting Kicked Out Of Website, Dealing With Jammed Phone Lines As Deadline Nears

With just days left to sign up for insurance under the president’s new health law, people around Florida are continuing to have mixed results as they try to enroll.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Florida Overcomes GOP Barriers To Enroll Uninsured

Florida’s Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law. Yet the state has emerged as a tale of what went right with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Paid For 2 Health Care Plans After Trouble Disenrolling From Obamacare

A Florida woman had to pay for two health care plans after she had trouble disenrolling from Obamacare.

CBS Tampa–03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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