Affordable Health Care Act http://northernpublicradio.org en Are You Eligible For Subsidized Health Insurance? Use This Calculator To Find Out. http://northernpublicradio.org/post/are-you-eligible-subsidized-health-insurance-use-calculator-find-out <p>Confused about Obamacare?&nbsp;You&#39;re not alone. Nearly all Americans will be required to have health insurance starting January 1, 2014, or else they will be liable for a tax penalty.&nbsp;But many people aren&#39;t sure if they qualify and they have no clear idea of how much insurance might cost.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 04:29:50 +0000 WNIJ 36865 at http://northernpublicradio.org Are You Eligible For Subsidized Health Insurance? Use This Calculator To Find Out. Illinois Senate Approves "Health Insurance Exchange" http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-senate-approves-health-insurance-exchange <div id="yui_3_7_2_1_1369385586773_8234" style="font-family:Arial;"><p></p><p>The Illinois Senate took a key step toward implementing the<a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/law/" target="_blank"> Affordable Care Act,</a> also known as "Obamacare." Senators approved the creation of a "<span class="yshortcuts" id="lw_1369385575_0">health insurance</span> exchange."</p><p>Starting next year, Americans must have insurance or face penalties. Under the Affordable Care Act, states have the option to create their own health insurance exchanges or partner with the federal government.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 10:23:11 +0000 WNIJ 30366 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Senate Approves "Health Insurance Exchange" The Supreme Court Affordable Health Care Act decision will wait until Thursday http://northernpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-affordable-health-care-act-decision-will-wait-until-thursday <p>Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts says the Supreme Court decision on the Obama administration&#39;s Affordable Health Care Act likely will be announced on Thursday. WNIJ will provide coverage and reaction throughout the day. We&#39;ll also have an NPR News special on the decision and what it means at 6pm Thursday. Sat, 23 Jun 2012 02:41:55 +0000 WNIJ 13831 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Supreme Court Affordable Health Care Act decision will wait until Thursday