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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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Top Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Articles

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  • Glendale to avoid layoffs in closing $1.2 million budget gap

    Glendale officials plan to close a $1.2 million budget gap for next fiscal year without reducing staff or using money put aside for police vacancies. Compared to budget gaps of $15.4 million and $18 million, respectively, over the past two years, the...
  • Free flu shots draw a crowd at Glendale Health Fair

    Free flu shots draw a crowd at Glendale Health Fair
    The fourth annual Glendale Health Fair packed the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, as more than 1,000 attendees came to take advantage of free health services. Throughout the auditorium, free screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, dental...
  • Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006

    Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006
    While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees. Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
  • Verdugo Jobs Center offers free Obamacare enrollment counseling

    For those who have never had health insurance — and must get it now due to the Affordable Care Act — understanding health care plans can be confusing. That’s where Verdugo Jobs Center comes in. The government-funded employment...
  • Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross

    Glendale resident files lawsuit against Anthem Blue Cross
    In a new line of attack on canceled health policies, two California residents are suing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, alleging they were misled into giving up their previous coverage, the Los Angeles Times reported. About 900,000 Californians and...
  • Letter: Concerns about changes to healthcare

    Re: the Affordable Care Act. Say goodbye to your medical care. Take a deep breath and relax. Wait and read about how many of our great doctors and hospitals will make changes. Entitlements are the worst way to go. People may think it is OK rather than...
  • Editorial: Last chance to meet the ACA deadline

    No matter your politics or opinion of the Affordable Care Act, it is law and we have now arrived at the end of the insurance enrollment grace period. By midnight Monday, the procrastinators among us must at least begin the application process. These...
  • Deadline approaching for Obamacare enrollment

    Deadline approaching for Obamacare enrollment
    The March 31 deadline to sign up for insurance under Covered California is fast approaching, and for one branch of case workers, it’s crunch time to help people get signed up. Rasheedah Scott is one of three certified enrollment counselors at the...
  • Op-Ed: Obamacare, a child's fair chance at life

    For the first time, many families with children who have mental illness can sleep better at night knowing their child may have the opportunity to receive proper mental health treatment with the new Affordable Care Act, known by many as Obamacare. It seems...
  • As 'fiscal cliff' impacts loom, Verdugo Jobs Center focuses on local industries

    As 'fiscal cliff' impacts loom, Verdugo Jobs Center focuses on local industries
    If federal lawmakers can’t reach a budget agreement by the end of the year to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the Verdugo Jobs Center in Glendale could see an 8.2% funding reduction, a top official at the agency said. Don Nakamoto,...
  • Q&A with La Cañada delegate Dr. Greggory DeVore

    Q&A with La Cañada delegate Dr. Greggory DeVore
    TAMPA, Fla. -- As part of the coverage for the Republican National Convention, Times Community News conducted interviews with the GOP delegates from the 27th and 28th Congressional districts. First up: Dr. Greggory DeVore, a fetal medicine specialist from...
  • Medicare and cost-shifting

    In the months leading up to the passage of “Obamacare” in 2010, there was a flurry of pro-and-con Mailbag letters regarding Medicare Advantage, the private insurance-company-run plans with a Medicare contract. Well, in the first debate,...