Affordable Care Act

Bill Grady
April 23, 2019 - 5:38 am
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt said the country needs to develop more, not fewer, options to make health care more affordable. Blunt toured Kansas City's Hope Health Center, a faith-based facility that does not receive federal grant money. The senator said he sees one basic reason President Donald Trump...
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Kara Marxer
November 01, 2018 - 7:22 am
Open enrollment begins today, November 1, for people who buy their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act . About 80,000 people in the Kansas City area get their health insurance through the federal marketplace. Plans have changed again for 2019. People should look closely at all of their...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 10, 2017 - 7:27 am
People who want to sign up for health care coverage through the federal government will have a shorter period to do so than in years past. As in previous years, open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins Nov. 1 for health coverage in 2018, but instead of continuing through January,...
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Marc LaVoie
July 19, 2017 - 5:35 am
A day after announcing he cannot support the latest Republican health care bill Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran said he hoped the full Senate can come together to discuss how to improve the health care system. Moran said he will vote for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act if it means starting the debate...
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July 18, 2017 - 6:10 am
Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah dealt an apparent fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act when they announced Monday they could not support a bill in its current form. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he will retreat,...
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