Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now threatened by the Supreme Court in the King v. Show More Summary
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way toward getting people insured, and in creating some good reforms and regulations on private insurance, private health insurance can still be pretty sucky. Show More Summary
On the whole, the Affordable Care Act is working pretty well, getting more people insured and increasing the quality of insurance overall. But on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported an alarming development: Health insurers on many state exchanges are looking to boost their premiums a ridiculous amount in 2016. Show More Summary
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott's ongoing fight to get federal money for health care that's not Obamacare Medicaid expansion money. Scott has asked the administration to reverse...Show More Summary
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reconsider an earlier decision that ruled the process for accommodating religious objections to the birth control benefit of the Affordable Care Act did not burden the group's rights. Image: shutterstock The post Obamacare’s Birth Control Benefit Notches Another Legal Win appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Having considered some pretty bad scenarios yesterday for what would happen politically if the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare subsidies for states that haven't set up their own insurance purchasing...
It looks increasingly like insurance premiums for many of the most popular plans sold through Obamacare’s exchanges are on track for significant hikes next year. Earlier this week, I noted reports of requests for double-digit premium...Show More Summary
Several health insurance companies are proposing hikes as high as 51 percent, citing sicker patients and expensive medicine
The shruggie is now a VIP on the Senate floor Sen. Chris Murphy (D.-Conn.) used the ¯\_(?)_/¯ on Thursday to describe how the GOP is reacting to the possibility of millions of Americans losing their Obamacare subsidies, pending a Supreme...Show More Summary
The CPI came in exactly in line with the Bloomberg Consensus option today. It's the details, not the overall number that is worrying. Medical care and rents have been rising rapidly.The Fed likes to ignore food and energy costs. They have their chance to prove it.From Bloomberg... Show More Summary
Some of the 13 US states are now "quietly considering" merging ObamaCare insurance exchanges before the deadline for reaching full financial independence expires in 2016.
A close look at the premium increases some health insurers are requesting for 2016 policies under the health law.
That's Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell decision. Nailed it.
Tackling the high price of specialty drugs, California's Obamacare exchange capped what consumers will have to pay for expensive medications each month.
We opened the week on Obamacare, so let's close up shop on the same topic. Via Philip Klein: In recent weeks, large insurers selling...
For the past three years, the biggest argument supporters of Obamacare would trot out every single time when faced with opposition to the mandatory tax, would be that despite widespread predictions of soaring prices, US medical careShow More Summary
Health insurers on many state exchanges are requesting the right to increase premiums by upwards of 50%.
Hm, who woulda thought?! Over one-third of ObamaCare enrollees are unhappy with soaring costs.
Wonk Wire: GOP’s Obamacare Plan? ¯\_(?)_/¯
Scott: "It would be irresponsible to further obligate state taxpayers by going deeper into Obamacare with an expansion of Medicaid."