With a number of insurers reducing their participation in the federal health program, consumers need to explore their options
Researchers have seen significant increases in the number of Americans who can afford to fill prescriptions following implementation of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare).
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The Affordable Care Act is arguably the biggest progressive legislative victory since the Johnson administration. It’s also deeply flawed and in need of update in many areas. These two statements are not contradictory. The question, as Jim Newell asks, is whether Democrats are ready to build upon that great victory and improve the law. First, […]
"...we are keeping all of our options open at this point about participating in the 2017 marketplace."
Oscar, the $2.8 billion health insurance startup, is pulling out of some Obamacare exchanges. According to a release from the company on Tuesday, the firm will no longer offer individual market plans through the Affordable Care Act in...Show More Summary
Remember Bob Laszewski? He's the health insurance industry expert whose generally accurate and prescient criticisms of Obamacare over the...
Hillary has a list too…mostly dead people though. Even Jimmy Carter is struggling with Cankles McPantsuit …first remove the mote from your own eye. This is a job for OBAMACARE! BTW, you’re all racists, in case you didn’t know. Well that explains the echo. Clinton Foundation…beyond reproach. Simple; no one really likes Hillary Clinton Giffords […]
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, An architect of the federal healthcare law said last year that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve ObamaCare. He suggestedShow More Summary
As Aetna and UnitedHealth Group retreat next year from most public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act in the face of losses they say they can’t handle, a model is emerging with Florida Blue Cross and Blue Shield that may be the answer to caring for patients and turning a profit.
Last week Aetna, one of the country's largest insurance companies, announced that it was cutting back its participation in the health care exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With several other major insurers also cutting back their participation, there will be very limited competition in many markets. Show More Summary
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, The critics of Obamacare have been proven right. The Obama administration promised that health insurance premiums would go down. Instead, they have absolutely skyrocketed. The Obama administration promised that Obamacare would not kill jobs. Show More Summary
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The problem isn’t Obamacare. It lies in the structure of private markets for health insurance. The best argument for a single-payer health plan is the recent decision by giant health insurer Aetna to bail out next year from 11 of the 15 states where it sells Obamacare plans. Show More Summary
There are now 500 Zika-infected pregnant women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control, with 15 babies born with birth defects and six lost pregnancies. But that's President Obama's fault, says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who continues to refuse a clean funding request from the White House to respond to the Zika threat. Show More Summary
Registered nurse Paige Duracher checks Jacqueline Parker’s vitals. Jacqueline Parker is a retired state employee who receives her heath insurance through Medicaid. Mississippi is one of at least 20 states that has decided not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
Economists and experts say it's not the just the tax's fault, and the industry was on decline for some time, Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears be damned.