Pet owners on Staten Island who can’t afford to get medical care for their four-legged friends will get some help under a new program unveiled on Tuesday.
Even if you’re not shopping in an Affordable Care Act marketplace, you may need to make big health insurance decisions this year. Employer-sponsored plans — where most working-age folks get coverage — are changing, too. Read full article >>
Jonathan Gruber will finally make some statements that are not taken from unearthed video when he testifies on the transparency of the Affordable Care Act before the House Oversight Committee next month. Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.)...Show More Summary
Senator Charles E. Schumer said Tuesday that it was a political mistake to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 because voters at the time were looking for relief from the recession -- not universal health care.
This is a post from my company, SocialMedia.org’s blog. Check it out for more profiles and stories about the people running social at really big brands. Humana’s Head of Social Media, Lewis Bertolucci, has been a SocialMedia.org member since 2012. He sat down with us to let us behind the scenes of their social strategy […]
"Scratch that order. I'll just have an apple." The Food and Drug Administration says it's finally ready to go with a bunch of broad and unprecedented menu-labeling rules. They've been under development since the Affordable Care Act passed,...Show More Summary
But will it help fight America's obesity epidemic? Four years ago, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law and within it contained the requirement — meant to curb the tide on the nation's obesity epidemic — that menus at chain restaurants list the number of calories in each item. Show More Summary
Affordable Care Act headwinds are weighing on UnitedHealth's profit, but the company appears to be on solid financial footing.
Based on past experience with the Affordable Care Act, this year's search is likely to take about half of my working hours over a six-week span.
The Affordable Care Act has been a policy success. It has substantially reduced the number of uninsured, while slowing the growth in American health care spending. The people who have been newly insured under the ACA like it. None of these things have made the law popular among the population as a whole. Show More Summary
By Michael Rose, Bloomberg BNA Although the Affordable Care Act's excise tax on high-value health-care plans will not take effect for more than three years, unions and employers are increasingly dealing with the issue in collective bargaining today, according to observers and stakeholders contacted by Bloomberg BNA.
The goal of the Affordable Care Act exchanges was to encourage competition among private insurers, but ironically attracting more competition could leave many people the exchanges were designed to help the worst off. To understand why you need to know a few things about the structure of the law, the complexity of selecting a policy, and human nature.
Back in September, a federal district judge in Oklahoma, agreeing with a three-judge panel opinion of the D.C. Circuit, held that the Affordable Care Act subsidies applied only to states that had, themselves, established state exchanges and not states in which the federal government had to run the exchange after......
Focusing on carbon dioxide (because that’s where the money is) threatens forecasts, and lives Guest essay by Paul Driessen and David R. Legates President Obama’s agreement with China is about as credible as his “affordable care” pronouncements. Pleistocene glaciers repeatedly buried almost half of the Northern Hemisphere under a mile of ice. The Medieval Warm…
Alice Rivlin: [People Who Wanted Market-Driven Health Care Now Have it in the Affordable Care Act](http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2014/11/21-obamacare-enrollment-exchanges-rivlin): "That all sounds complicated, inconvenient and unfair... Show More Summary
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org)--[The Equitablog](http://equitablegrowth.org/blog) [Alice Rivlin: People Who Wanted Market-Driven Health Care Now Have it in the Affordable Care Act](http://equitablegrowth.org/2014/11/22/morning-must-read-alice-rivlin-people-wanted-market-driven-health-care-now-affordable-care-act/)...Show More Summary
Sen. Orrin Hatch [said] that Republicans were ready to give the other party “a taste of their own medicine.”... Our 'own medicine'? You mean like Affordable Health Care? (Somehow I doubt it.) Continue reading ?
Now that the president has acted on immigration, Boehner decides suing him over the Affordable Care Act is the next logical step.
After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration has done an excellent job policy-wise with the Affordable Care Act, but politically has made a few major mistakes along the way. The most recent was discovered today when Bloomberg reported that the administration had made mistakes in reporting the number of people who obtained health coverage through the exchanges in its [...]Show More Summary