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President Trump's plan to eliminate the subsidies that help insurance companies absorb the cost of covering people with lower incomes is now before a federal judge. In the meantime, the clock is ticking down to the next open enrollment period under the existing health law - known as Obamacare.

For people who buy health insurance through the marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, the 2018 open enrollment period begins in one week. But many consumers are confused about what to expect. No wonder.

NYS Health Exchange sees 28% enrollment increase

Feb 6, 2017
New York State

The window to sign up for health insurance through the New York state Marketplace has come and gone, but the marketplace was busier than ever even though there are lots of questions about what may happen to the current health care system.

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Senator Charles Schumer is urging the Federal Trade Commission to modernize what is known as the "Eyeglass Rule."

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Legislation has been introduced by Congressman Chris Collins that would assist researchers in bringing their discoveries to the marketplace.