After meeting with President Obama, Trump has stated that he won’t repeal ObamaCare, but will amend or repeal and replace it.
Check out our ObamaCare news archive to get the latest news on the Affordable Care Act or to thumb through news articles stretching back to 2012.
Below we present the affordability exemptions for 2017 for employer and non-employer coverage and explain the family affordability glitch.
Although health insurance premiums are up 22% on average for 2017, but many can get a plan for a $100 or less through healthcare.gov.
Under Gov. Jay Inslee, Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) announced a new state-federal partnership aimed at improving the state’s Apple Health (Medicaid) program.
2017 Open Enrollment for ObamaCare starts November 1st and 7 in 10 marketplace shoppers can still get prices as low $75, and 8 out of 10 less than $100!
So far 33 Democratic Senators are backing a public option under ObamaCare, as previously called for by Hillary, Obama, and Bernie. However insurers are pushing back and Republicans control congress.
The uninsured rate dropped to a record low during the first 3 months of 2016 at only 8.6% for all Americans, that is 1.3 million fewer than 2015 (9.2%), and 21.3 million fewer than 2010 (15.7%).
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and three other progressive senators are leading an inquiry into why Aetna is pulling out of 11 of 15 of ObamaCare’s exchanges.
Responding to recent ire over a price hike from a list price of $93.88 to $608.81 for an EpiPen two-pack, has Mylan offering some concessions.
Citing losses, but on the back of the Department of Justice (DOJ) attempting to block a merger with Humana, Aetna has stated it will pull out of 11 ObamaCare exchanges.
Roughly 20 million Americans have been covered under the ACA’s coverage provisions between Medicaid, the Marketplace, and children staying on their parents plan since 2010.
We have seen an influx people who claim that BCBS has cancelled their insurance with little or no prior notice due to billing errors. If this has happened to you share your story below.
Every year under the ACA people are left without coverage due to accidental plan drops due to non-payment outside of open enrollment.
Sanders endorses Clinton, Obama presents a summary of ACA, and all support the fight against big phrama and for a public option.
President Obama published a summary of the ACA’s successes and suggestions for the future in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association).
Using a Sec. 1332. Waiver for State innovation states can create their own ACA alternative, including a state-based single payer system.
A final rule from HHS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex (and gender identity), age, or disability.
The Uninsured rate is at an all time low, this has been true for a while, but new data confirms the uninsured rate fell to 9.1 percent during the 4th quarter of 2015.
Back in 2012 we did a list of Obama’s Accomplishments, here in 2016 the list has grown. Here is some highlights of Obama Accomplishments so far, with citations.
Arizona has denied 30,000 children health insurance by refusing to fund CHIP (KidsCare). The program has been defunded since 2010.
The drug Pembrolizumab, which is thought to have help Jimmy Carter beat cancer, has been approved by the FDA through an accelerated fast-track process.
April 18th, 2016 is the last day to file taxes for 2016 (for the ACA and otherwise). We have an exhaustive page of tax advice here, but here are a few tips.
The Supreme Court of the United States ended their deliberation on ObamaCare’s contraceptive requirement in a 4-4 tie.
Remember that little kid in picture of Obama signing the PPACA? Well the ObamaCare kid isn’t a kid anymore, Marcelas Owens just came out publicly as transgender, partially in effort to spread awareness of the good healthcare reform has done, and the work that is still needed.
The post open enrollment numbers for ObamaCare, as of February 2016, are roughly: 12.7 million in the Marketplace, and roughly 20 million total between the ACA between the Marketplace, Medicaid expansion, young adults staying on their parents plan, and other coverage provisions.