By PETER LONG With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the push toward the Triple Aim of patient-focused care, lower costs, and improved health of populations — “population health” has become a buzzword, often coming to mean improving medical care or simply delivering healthcare to larger groups of people. While providing high-quality healthcare
In October, the Trump Administration made the decision to roll back the contraceptive mandate, a part of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) which, according to a previous report by Live Action News, “required employers to provide all...Show More Summary
Q: I buy my health insurance privately through an insurance company, not the Affordable Care Act exchanges, and don't get a financial subsidy toward premiums. If I lose my job next year, can I si...
After a rush of last-minute sign-ups, the Trump administration says it's extending the deadline for some people to finish health insurance applications for next year under the Affordable Care Act. … Click to Continue »
To the editor: Jonah Goldberg wrongly compares the GOP tax plan with the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. (“Will tax reform be the GOP’s Obamacare?” Opinion, Dec. 12) First, the intent of the former was to help low-income people obtain access to healthcare, while the later intends...
Federal call centers and enrollment offices were overloaded, despite Trump assertions that ACA marketplaces are dead.
Blacks and Hispanics saw the biggest gains under the Affordable Care Act. They’re also likely to be most affected by cuts to this year’s enrollment period, which ended Friday.
The Ordinary has taken the skincare world by storm due to its very affordable prices and focus on ingredients. But as miraculous as the fancy science names sounds, getting a grip on what those ingredients do can be pretty confusing if you don't have a chemistry degree. Show More Summary
Put the axing of net neutrality on Jimmy Kimmel’s naughty list, just below the defunding of affordable health care. Calling the FCC’s repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules “absolutely despicable,” Kimmel said on last night’s Jimmy...Show More Summary
Also: Australia criticizes the Catholic Church in a sex abuse report; the GOP tax bill could hurt affordable housing; and scientists think they know why a skydiver was able to break the sound barrier.
Millions of Americans are signing up for 2018 coverage through the Affordable Care Act, defying the Trump administration’s hostility to the law and a year-long campaign by congressional Republicans to repeal it. As a final enrollment deadline approaches Friday for consumers in 39 states, sign-ups...
Nearly 4.7 million people have signed up for health insurance despite cutbacks in federal efforts to promote enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
Jimmy Kimmel has no trouble affording health care for his newborn son, who's needed multiple heart surgeries. Millions of kids across the country would have trouble affording care, though, if not for CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program for which the U.S. Congress has mysteriously failed to renew funding this year, and Kimmel's not happy about it.
A long life can be both a blessing and a financial burden. As our health inevitably declines over time, medical expenses can skyrocket. What follows are several ideas for keeping later-life health care costs under control. 1. Save for health care like you save for retirement It's common for people...
Come New Year’s Day, the Affordable Care Act will be standing but could be badly wounded. Congress is nearing passage of a tax overhaul that would repeal the individual mandate, which requires... To view the full story, click the title link.
The birth of his son Billy made Jimmy Kimmel a father for the fourth time and, much less expectedly, a fervent champion for universal affordable health care. Kimmel tearfully discussed the immediate aftermath of his son’s birth this past spring, during which he and his wife Molly McNearney discovered their ... More »
(University of Chicago) A concerted effort by Republicans in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act hit a surprising road block earlier this year: strong pushback against cuts to Medicaid. According to new findings from...Show More Summary
Technology makes this an exciting time for health care. Not only are technological advances making health care better, they’re also making it more affordable. To get a taste of the potential of where health and technology are going, you only need to look as far the recent Fortune article titled, “Prepare for a Digital Health […]
Republicans haven’t figured out how to kill the Affordable Care Act.
When one of Cindy Holtzman’s clients told the Woodstock, Ga., health insurance broker he was considering dropping his Affordable Care Act plan because next year’s cost approached $23,000 for his family of four, she suggested a new option: a back-to-back set of four, 90-day short-term plans, which...