Affordable Care Act

Chesterfield Mercy Health to Lay Off 300Mercy Health officials say challenges from the Affordable Care Act and lack of Medicaid expansion are to blame for the layoffs.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Health Care Coverage Deadline LoomsSeveral weekend events across Illinois are designed to get people in compliance with federal law
Affordable Care Act's 2nd Enrollment BeginsMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay was on hand to meet people signing up in St. Ann on Saturday
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?
Mo. Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Criminal Background Checks For Obamacare NavigatorsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.
SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Has Ripple Effect on St. Louis ArchdioceseThe St. Louis Archdiocese has been granted a preliminary injunction so it won't have to provide its employees mandatory birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Hospitals See Increase in ER Visits after ObamacareOfficials with St. Anthony's Medical Center say they saw record patient volumes in their Emergency Department in March, April and May.
Financial Impact of Affordable Care Act Hits Uninsured PatientsBarnes Jewish Hospital has started charging co-pays to uninsured patients, no matter how poor.
Illinois Adds Health Care Benefits to Gay Marriage Green LightIllinois' health insurance marketplace is now allowing gay and lesbian couples to enroll for private coverage.
Missouri Lawmakers Back Criminal Background Checks For Obamacare Insurance GuidesDespite a federal court order against their current law, Missouri legislators voted Thursday to toughen requirements even further for people seeking to work as insurance guides under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Lawmakers Demanding Answers After Obamacare Contractor Reportedly Paid Employees To Do NothingSeveral U.S. lawmakers are demanding answers after some Missouri media outlets reported that employees at a center processing applications for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul were paid to do nothing.

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