Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, many economists have predicted that the Act will cause a reduction in labor market participation and a recent New York Times article seemingly vindicates these expectations....Show More Summary
Washington (November 30, 2017)-- Provisions in the Senate tax bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) requirement that persons purchase qualified health insurance coverage (individual mandate) and lead to deep cutsShow More Summary
(American College of Physicians) Provisions in the Senate tax bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) individual mandate and lead to deep cuts to Medicare and other federal health programs will do great harm to tens...Show More Summary
HRC OPPOSES TRUMP-PENCE ‘TAX’ SCHEME THAT INCLUDES DANGEROUS ATTACK ON ACA: “With provisions that undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and threaten programs critical to LGBTQ people, the Trump-Pence tax plan would have devastating consequences for millions of Americans,” said HRC President Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin). Show More Summary
On September 30th of this year, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ran out of federal funding. While CHIP has not received as much publicity as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it has had a major impact on the American population: providing health insurance for 9 million children who would otherwise not be insured. Despite […]
Big changes are in store for consumers who are planning to purchase an Obamacare (officially the Affordable Care Act, or ACA) plan in 2018. Though the enrollment period is ongoing and remains the same as in 2017 (Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, in most states), there are important differences to be aware of this time around. Show More Summary
The more Donald Trump tries to undermine the Affordable Care Act, the more consumers enroll anyway.
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) casted a pivotal vote over the summer, where she — along with Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and John McCain (R-AZ) — saved the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from being repealed. She didn’t just vote against repeal once; she voted against three different G.O.P. health bills and shot down another in September. […]
Chicago music luminaries Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini star as lazy cops in a new comedy sketch promoting health insurance enrollment via the Affordable Care Act. "Stakeout" is the latest in a series of video shorts by filmmaker David Singer reminding US citizens they can sign up for health insurance at Healthcare.gov until 12/15. The…
Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini bring their comedic talents to a new PSA about the Affordable Care Act. As you may know the Trump administration cut the ACA enrollment window in half and eliminated its advertising budget, so you may not know that enrollment ends December 15... Continue reading…
Federal legislation and executive leadership have added confusion to this year’s open enrollment period for insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here are a few suggestions to make a potentially stressful task easier for both library workers and patrons.
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues until December 15. If you still haven’t signed up or debating if you’re even eligible for a plan then check out some frequently asked questions below. Am I eligible for health...Show More Summary
Sen. John Thune (R-SD) told reporters Tuesday that Senators will try to repeal a key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with some members looking to the tax reform bill as a vehicle. The move to repeal the individual mandate as part of the Senate legislation is projected to result in 13 million uninsured, according […]
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) When low-income parents enroll in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) state expansion program, their children have considerably better odds of receiving annual preventive care pediatrician visits. Show More Summary
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary
When low-income parents enroll in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) state expansion program, their children have considerably better odds of receiving annual preventive care pediatrician visits. This "spillover effect" demonstrates that the potential benefits of Medicaid expansion extend beyond the newly covered adults.
When low-income adults were newly covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they were more likely to quit smoking cigarettes than their counterparts in states that did not offer Medicaid expansion. The findings support a policy-driven approach to reduce high smoking rates among low-income adults by giving greater access to smoking cessation programs.
If you buy insurance on your own and have been paying attention to the Affordable Care Act, you’ve probably heard that open enrollment for 2018 plans has just started and the government is s...
While manufacturers continue to seek broad-based relief from the onerous mandates and costs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congress today will vote to repeal one provision... The post Manufacturers Support IPAB Repeal – And Urge Health Care Reform to Address Costs appeared first on Shopfloor.
After several failed attempts by the U.S. Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare under the leadership of President Donald Trump, former-President Obama is urging Americans to go back to his plan. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare...Show More Summary