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Report: 8 million people signed up for Obamacare ahead of 2020

Preliminary numbers show continued demand for the Affordable Care Act amid ongoing uncertainty over its future.

Medicaid expansion boosted cancer screenings, study says

A new study says colon cancer screenings for Medicaid patients in Kentucky have increased 230% since the state expanded its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Health care repeal off the to-do list for GOP lawmakers

Republican lawmakers aren't pursuing a replacement for the health care law known as "Obamacare" until after the 2020 elections.
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Attorneys general win federal lawsuit on healthcare benefits

Attorney General Andy Beshear and 11 other attorneys general announced they won a federal lawsuit that will protect essential health care benefits for Kentuckians on individual and small group health insurance plans.

Trump’s attack on ‘Obamacare’ gives Democrats a fresh issue

President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act, handing Democrats an opportunity to unite in defense of the law as they try to move past the Russia investigation and win the White House in 2020.

Beshear, AGs appeal Texas ruling threatening health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians

Attorney General Andy Beshear has joined with a group of attorneys general to appeal a federal judge’s Dec. 14 ruling that threatens the health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians.
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Beshear seeks to halt ruling threatening health care coverage for over 1.3 million Kentuckians

Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with a coalition of state attorneys general, is asking a federal judge to freeze a Dec. 14 ruling that could eliminate the ACA in Kentucky.
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Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year.
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Senate GOP leader skeptical about another run at health law

The top Senate Republican is skeptical at best about revisiting the Senate's botched efforts to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act despite one GOP lawmaker's insistence the health care law will be scrapped.

Kentucky to sue Trump over end of health insurance subsidy

President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that lowered out-of-pocket medical costs for millions of Americans has brought swift reaction from the states.
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Dark days for Senate Leader McConnell as losses cast doubt

Senate Republicans are reckoning with an insurgent's win in Alabama that poses clear threats to their own grip on power and the leadership of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
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Paul still opposes GOP health care bill, despite changes

Kentucky U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he will not vote for the latest Republican health care bill, calling last-minute changes designed to send more money to states with undecided senators as "suspicious."

President Trump responds to McConnell’s “excessive expectations” comment

President Trump is using twitter to take a jab at the senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell
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McConnell: Senate ‘Obamacare’ repeal vote coming next week

Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote early next week on trying to move ahead on a straight-up repeal of Barack Obama's health care law.
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McConnell gives up on GOP health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky gave up on the revised GOP health care bill late Monday night after two more Republican senators said they would oppose the bill.
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VP Pence visiting Lexington to discuss healthcare

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Lexington Wednesday to discuss healthcare reform with local business owners.

Vice President Pence to visit Lexington on Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Lexington on Wednesday, to talk about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Vice President Pence to visit Lexington Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to be in Lexington this Wednesday, July 12, to talk about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to a source familiar with Pence's schedule.
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Health care: McConnell to stick with repeal and replace plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has rejected President Donald Trump's advice to first repeal Barack Obama's health care law and then replace it later with something else.
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Protest in Lexington over House GOP healthcare replacement plan

A group protested the U.S. .House GOP healthcare replacement plan Friday in Lexington.

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