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Most ACA rates for 2020 going down in Houston, but trouble seems never far away
After years of eye-popping insurance rate increases, the prices for most health plans to be offered in Houston through the Affordable Care Act are coming down…
Aug 21, 2019 00:53 UTC Health-Care Read More

ACA premiums for 2020 in Houston finally going down but trouble still lurks
After years of eye-popping rate increases for individual coverage through the Affordable Care Act, premium prices in Houston for most plans will go down next…
Aug 20, 2019 16:06 UTC Health-Care Read More

Maine House Speaker Gideon attacks Sen. Collins over tax vote, ACA
Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday criticized U.S. Sen. Susan Collins for her vote in favor of the 2017 Republican tax bill, saying the bill…
Aug 19, 2019 22:43 UTC Health-Care Read More

CMS Adds Star Ratings System to Show Plan Quality on ACA Exchanges
August 16, 2019 - Plans on the federal health insurance exchange will publicly display quality ratings on a five-star system in plan year (PY) 2020, CMS…
Aug 16, 2019 13:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Column: California shows all states how to protect patients from Trump's attacks on Obamacare
California has taken the lead in building a wall against Trump's attacks on the Affordable Care Act.
Aug 16, 2019 11:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obamacare continues to help Floridians who need it most — but there is cause for concern
Low income Florida individuals and families are enrolling in Obamacare in greater numbers. But those without government subsidies are fleeing the market.
Aug 16, 2019 09:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

2020 ACA Pay or Play: Penalties Continue to Rise!
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been around long enough that most businesses have settled into meeting its requirements, including mandatory…
Aug 16, 2019 06:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

How will California pay for an individual mandate?
California's new law providing state-paid subsidies for the purchase of health insurance seems to be good news for insurance companies, but it may be bad…
Aug 15, 2019 18:20 UTC Health-Care Read More

Cooper should nix "back to the bad old days" association health plans bill
As noted in this radio commentary, Gov. Roy Cooper should veto the so-called Association Health Plans bill that the General Assembly presented to him today.
Aug 15, 2019 18:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

False Claims in Tate Reeves' 'Obamacare' Mailers on Waller Plan
A mailer from Tate Reeves' campaign made several misleading claims about Republican runoff opponent Bill Waller's Medicaid expansion plan.
Aug 15, 2019 17:46 UTC Health-Care Read More

Trump health chief: Officials actively 'working on' ObamaCare replacement plan TheHill
A top Trump administration health official said Thursday that officials are actively “working on” a plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, which remains a priority…
Aug 15, 2019 17:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

More insurers returning to ACA marketplaces
Felicia Morrison is eager to find a health plan for next year that costs less than the one she has and covers more of the medical services she needs for her…
Aug 15, 2019 13:04 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hanging With The Hendersons releases exclusive clip of Season 2 finale
Animal Planet's Hanging With The Hendersons airs its season two finale on Saturday, and Hidden Remote has an exclusive clip to share. Two years ago, the video of veterinarian Dr. Ross Henderson singing to a golden retriever prior to the pup's surgery went viral. Then, in January of 2019, Ross, his brother Ryan and their father Tony, also veterinarians, got their own Animal Planet reality TV series, Hanging With The Hendersons. It's only been seven months, but the show's season two is already coming to a close with its finale this Saturday. The Hendersons became animal-lover legends very qui...
Aug 15, 2019 12:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Op-Ed4 years ago ObamaCare Improves Health of Black America By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Black Americans continue to face serious disparities in education, employment, and in economic development.
Aug 15, 2019 03:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

ObamaCare’s Medicaid Deception
ObamaCare wasn't supposed to give free health insurance to everybody. The Affordable Care Act's authors expected the poor would enroll in Medicaid, while…
Aug 14, 2019 22:39 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obamacare's Individual Mandate Faces Challenge in Court
Allison Hoffman, professor at University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Katherine Baicker, dean at University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy,…
Aug 14, 2019 19:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

Nevada signs on to protest of Affordable Care Act rule
Attorney General Aaron Ford has joined with 22 other Attorneys General to protest a Trump administration plan they say would undermine anti-discrimination…
Aug 14, 2019 18:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

Centene Expanding ACA Exchange Plans in 10 States
The company, led by Michael Neidorff, has expressed confidence in its business strategy despite uncertainty over the ACA's future.
Aug 14, 2019 14:27 UTC Health-Care Read More

Fewer people who don't get financial help are buying Affordable Care Act insurance, feds say
In the last few years, a chasm opened between those who get financial help with Affordable Care Act health insurance and those who can't.
Aug 14, 2019 09:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Affordable Care Act's 'Cadillac Tax' May Be Headed For Bipartisan Repeal : Shots Health News
The politics of health care are changing. And one of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act — the so-called "Cadillac tax" — may be about to…
Aug 14, 2019 09:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Expect Increased IRS Penalties in 2019 for ACA Non-Compliance
The IRS will be increasing its penalties for ACA non-compliance for the 2019 tax year. Here's how it might impact your organization.
Aug 14, 2019 08:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Charity care spending by California hospitals has plunged in wake of Affordable Care Act
California hospitals are providing significantly less free and discounted care to low-income patients since the Affordable Care Act took effect, spending less than…
Aug 12, 2019 22:30 UTC Health-Care Read More

Georgia Obamacare prices stabilize as market adds insurers
Two insurers have filed preliminary plans to join Georgia's ACA exchange, making for six companies that could offer health insurance under Obamacare.
Aug 12, 2019 00:07 UTC Health-Care Read More

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