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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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  • 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...
  • New nurses look to future

    New nurses look to future
    Graduates of Glendale Community College’s nursing program were looking forward to bright futures in the high-demand career field during a traditional “pinning” ceremony on Saturday at the Lanterman Auditorium in La Cañada Flintridge....
  • LaBella to retire, step down as administrator of USC Verdugo Hills

    LaBella to retire, step down as administrator of USC Verdugo Hills
    For the past dozen years, Len LaBella has led the administration at Verdugo Hills through the choppy seas of a changing healthcare business as the hospital’s chief executive.  Now, having guided the 158-bed hospital into an acquisition by Keck...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hard to understand care opposition

    Although the media has been saturated with analysis and commentary from all directions about the recent Supreme Court ruling on “Obamacare,” there seems to be one thing missing in all this — why has the public debate about this...
  • 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,...
  • Social issues still a factor for local voters in presidential race

    Social issues still a factor for local voters in presidential race
    With the economy on a slow mend, some voters on Tuesday said they allowed social issues to weigh more heavily in deciding who should be president for the next four years. For Kika Martin, a 43-year-old entrepreneur and producer, positions taken by...