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The Trump administration is reminding people they can sign up for Obamacare coverage if coronavirus cost them their jobs — even as it fights to ...

The striking suggestion collides with the Trump administration's support of a lawsuit that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

Trump says it ‘doesn’t seem fair’ that 30 million Americans are uninsured and suggests he may expand Medicare or Medicaid

"It's something we're really going to look at, because it doesn't seem fair," Trump said of the fact that nearly 30 million Americans are uninsured.

Trump is refusing to reopen the Obamacare exchanges to help millions of uninsured Americans get coverage during the coronavirus pandemic

A host of health insurance companies and Democratic lawmakers have pushed the White House to temporarily open up the exchanges.
People wait in line to enter a job fair in New York.

Scores of Americans are losing their health insurance along with their jobs. Here’s what the 2020 presidential candidates would do for them.

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and President Donald Trump all have very different plans when it comes to improving the US healthcare system.
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3 months on COBRA health insurance cost my family over $8,000, but it was our lifeline when my wife needed care

"The Cadillac coverage we normally got from her work translated to COBRA payments in excess of $2,700 per month — for two people in their 30s."
The US Navy hospital ship Mercy arrives at the Port of Los Angeles, California, to help local hospitals amid the growing coronavirus crisis, March 27.

Los Angeles County said a 17-year-old was the youngest US victim of COVID-19. Then it backtracked on the diagnosis.

The teen, who died on March 18, was turned away from an urgent care center because he didn't have insurance, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris said.
A McDonald's employee with an order for a customer at the drive thru, as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Britain, March 23, 2020.

The vast majority of recently surveyed employees at McDonald’s, Subway, and Pizza Hut report a lack of access to paid sick leave. A closer look ...

About 78% of McDonald's workers surveyed by The Shift Project reported not having access to paid sick leave.
COBRA insurance allows employees to hang on to a former employer's health coverage.

How to get COBRA health insurance if you lose your job or retire early

COBRA insurance is a form of health coverage provided by a company to a former employee and their spouse and dependents. It can last up to 36 months.

A teacher who showed coronavirus symptoms was charged $10,000 for her ER visit — and was never even tested for the disease

A teacher who traveled to Italy and showed coronavirus symptoms went to the ER. The hospital didn't test her and charged her $10,000 anyway.
FILE PHOTO: Sanders delivers a speech on "Medicare for All" at George Washington University

Health insurers surge as Bernie Sanders’ Super Tuesday defeat dims the prospect of Medicare for All

If it did become a reality, Medicare for All would virtually eliminate the private health insurance sector.