WASHINGTON -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), established under the Affordable Care Act, is charged with funding research that ultimately helps patients make better-informed health care decisions. But some at the forefront of such research -- primary care physicians -- say the grant money is not supporting the PCORI mission. read more
When Robert E. Goff and I decided to co-author a book employing our collective knowledge of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the medical and debt collections industries to expose their inequities and shortfalls, we had no idea of the...Show More Summary
As part of President Obama's signature legislation -- the Affordable Care Act, or as it's affectionately or derisively known, depending on your point of view, "Obamacare" -- a brand spankin' new tax was born on January 1, 2013. The tax took aim at the wealthiest 2% of taxpayer byimposing an [...]
Humana (HUM) profits fell 30 percent in last year's fourth quarter with the insurer unable to manage the rising medical costs of newly insurance Americans signing up for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act, leaving its participation on public exchanges in doubt beyond this year. The Louisville-based health insurance company, [...]
Remember when we were assured that undocumented immigrants wouldn’t be insured under the Affordable Care Act? Now it looks as if yet another feature of the act has been so badly designed that this assurance has proven to be empty. The...Show More Summary
Remember that law called the Piss-Poor and Amazingly Convoluted Abomination Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – AKA ObamaCare? The 1,000+ page law where, as SanFranNan put it, “we (Congress) have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it”? Well, today we have some […]
Rep. Joe Wilson was right. The South Carolina Congressman screamed, “You lie!” when Barack Obama told Americans the Affordable Care... The post Another Obama Lie… 500,000 Illegal Aliens Received Obamacare Subsidies appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
A new survey finds that health care compliance and costs are top concerns for companies dealing with the Affordable Care Act.
For some: A new sign-up period for the Affordable Care Act. People who received tax credits to subsidize their ACA coverage in 2014 were supposed to file returns that year to make sure their credit was the right amount. If they didn’t file, they would be ineligible for future credits starting this year. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- If there's just one thing that's crystal clear about Obamacare, it's that the landmark health care law has taken a huge bite out of America's uninsured rate. The Affordable Care Act is undoubtedly succeeding at one of its chief goals. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton. (Brett Weinstein / CC BY-SA 2.0) As she campaigns for the presidency, Hillary Clinton is heralding the Affordable Care Act and the Dodd-Frank Act, yet she has infused her staff with lobbyists who did all they could to block the two reforms. Show More Summary
In the budget he plans to release tomorrow, President Obama will propose some modest changes to the Affordable Care Act’s much-reviled Cadillac Tax on high-cost employer sponsored health plans. In advance of the proposal, Jason Furman, Chair of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, published a full-throated endorsement of the levy. Show More Summary
After two years offering uninsured Americans subsidized products on public exchanges,health insurance companies have been hard-pressed to find financial success in this segment of the Affordable Care Act with losses reaching billions of dollars for the industry. UnitedHealth Group (UNH) lost more than $720 million on its public exchange business last [...]
In 2009, as President Obama’s Affordable Care Act reached a crucial phase, his top diplomat pressed members of Congress and was keenly interested in the bill.
Republicans used to get a good laugh mocking Affordable Care Act enrollment totals. As of yesterday, the right apparently isn't laughing anymore.
The left's attack on Obamacare could be harmful: Who Hates Obamacare?, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times:...the Affordable Care Act is already doing enormous good.... Why, then, do we hear not just conservatives but also many progressives trashing...
About 12.7 million people signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act or had their coverage renewed in the third annual open enrollment season.
The third open enrollment period for subsidized private coverage under the Affordable Care Act netted 12.7 million Americans picking new plans or being “automatically re-enrolled” across the country, the Obama administration said tonight. “Open enrollment for 2016 is over and we are happy to report it was a success,” U.S. Health [...]
Nearly 13 million people are now signed up for health plans through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces, according to federal figures released Thursday, yielding a modest gain of about 1 million customers for 2016. Read full article >>
Child care is more expensive than public college tuition in most U.S. states making it unaffordable for the majority of middle-class families, let alone those living in poverty. Now, some lawmakers are trying to change that. Congressional...Show More Summary