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Due to the ever-changing nature of the new health care law, staying up to date on the latest ObamaCare news is a must. Find out what is going on with the Affordable Care Act in 2019.
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If you lose health insurance for any other reason than non-payment, for example if you lost coverage because you lost your job, you qualify for special enrollment in ObamaCare’s health insurance marketplace.
The Trump administration has said no to a special enrollment period for coronavirus, that means those without health insurance will have to stay without it despite the pandemic in most states.
Politico is reporting that the Trump administration is considering reopening ObamaCare’s enrollment by creating a special enrollment due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Some states have extended special enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) due to coronavirus.
Social distancing can help slow the spread of communicable diseases like coronavirus. Slowing the spread means less pressure on the healthcare system. Less pressure on the healthcare system means it can do a better job of delivering care to people who are sick.
A new bill from Congress includes provisions that increase Medicaid funding and offer coverage for COVID-19 testing without cost.
With Joe Biden showing strength after Super Tuesday, the fight over healthcare between parties is looking like it could be the GOP’s “Repeal and Replace” ObamaCare stance vs. Biden’s “Protect and Build” ObamaCare stance.
According to a Feb 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation poll the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) is more popular than ever.
Senate Democrats have urged Trump to get the DOJ to defend the ACA in the ongoing ObamaCare lawsuit. Right now the Trump administration is refusing to defend the federal law.
The proposed Trump Budget released in 2020 includes about $1 trillion in cuts for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare).
The Supreme Court has refused to hear an expedited appeal of a decision that could spell the end of the ACA pushed for by Democrats.
Trump recently claimed in a Tweet that he saved pre-existing conditions. It is unclear as to what he is referring to, since pre-existing conditions were protected by ObamaCare and repeal efforts were led by Republicans under the Trump administration.
The Trump administration has suggested waiting on sending the court case that will determine the fate of the ACA to the Supreme Court until after the election.
According to preliminary data, CMSs says enrollment in ObamaCare’s marketplace was down by about 200,000 from last year with 8.3 million enrolling in a 2020 plan.
On Dec 18 a Federal appeals court ruled that ObamaCare’s individual mandate was unconstitutional. It did not however decide on the fate of ObamaCare as a whole.
If you had issues enrolling in HealthCare.Gov and needed to get a last minute extension, today (Dec 18) is your last chance. After this options will be limited. Find out what to do if you miss the deadline. Find out more about the rules for the last minute extension.
People are getting three extra days to enroll in coverage at HealthCare.Gov. The extended deadline is Dec 18, 2019. The deadline is due to some shoppers having last minute problems using the website to sign up / enroll. With the above noted, customers need to have at least tried to sign up by Dec 15…
Open enrollment ends Dec 15 in most states for the 2019 – 2020 open enrollment season. However, some states have issued extensions.
Open enrollment ends Dec 15. That means you have until Dec 15 to enroll in a plan, renew a plan, update your account for cost assistance, etc.
Democrats have lost a vote in the Senate 43-52 that would have overturned a Trump administration rule that made it easier for states to opt out of some of the ACA’s health insurance requirements.
177,082 people selected plans using the HealthCare.gov during week one of open enrollment (Nov 1 – 2) according to CMS data.
ObamaCare Open Enrollment 2020 started Nov 1, 2019 and ends Dec 15, 2019. Sign up for ObamaCare to get guaranteed coverage that qualifies for cost assistance based on income.
A new analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows the richest Americans would save billions if the ACA was repealed.
Open Enrollment for 2020 plans started Nov 1st and runs until Dec 15, 2019 in most states. Open enrollment is in most cases your only chance to enroll in health plan and see if you qualify for cost assistance without qualifying for Special Enrollment each year.
Premiums are dropping by 4% on average on marketplace plans. This the second year in a row premiums have dropped.
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