Regulations released Friday outlined changes to the controversial "risk corridors" program.
Insurers can't deny coverage to same-sex spouses if those benefits are offered to others.
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The party has not made a final decision on whether to advance a budget this year.
Patients can maintain their coverage under the Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan until April 30, the administration said.
Change will allow insurers to spend more money on administrative costs.
Only 12 Democrats backed the bill after leaders pushed them to vote against it.
"The pool is already large enough," the president says.
The young and healthy are a crucial healthcare demographic.
The party is circling the wagons amid worries over a Florida defeat.
The House on Thursday advanced a bill to delay enforcement of the individual mandate under ObamaCare for five years, amid Democratic complaints that the bill would raise insurance premiums and leave millions uninsured. I