Barack Obama

WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumers and businesses will receive an estimated $1.3 billion in rebates from insurance companies this year, according to a new study quantifying a key early benefit of the healthcare law that President Obama signed in 2010.

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    01/18/2017 - 6:14 am | View Link
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    01/11/2017 - 4:22 am | View Link
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  • Indian IT to benefit from Barack Obama's healthcare victory
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    01/20/2017 - 11:48 am | View Website
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    01/19/2017 - 3:52 pm | View Website
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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    01/19/2017 - 11:56 am | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
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    01/17/2017 - 12:03 am | View Website
  • Barack Obama on Health Care
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    01/16/2017 - 8:18 am | View Website
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