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According to a Penn Medicine study people are less likely to die of heart disease in states that expanded Medicaid.
Appeals arguments are set for July 9th in the lawsuit that could decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare).
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Under the ACA, health plans are ranked according to metals where the plans are ranked bronze, silver, gold, and platinum. Bronze has the lowest premiums and highest cost sharing, platinum has the lowest cost sharing and highest premiums.
Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all plan improves and expands Medicare to create a single payer universal healthcare system with no out-of-pocket costs for all Americans.
A new rule passed by the Trump Administration protects healthcare works who refuse care based on religious or conscientious objection.
The Trump administration recently affirmed their support for the case that declares the ACA illegal, and as such it is likely to make its way to the Supreme Court eventually. However, on the opposite side of things, Wisconsin has fully removed itself from the lawsuit.
In mid-April Bernie Sanders made the case for Medicare-for-All during an appearance on Fox News Town Hall.
Doug Elmendorf, the former director of the Congressional Budget Office from 2009 to 2015, did an interview with Yahoo Finance where he voiced opinions on the ACA and healthcare reform.
While recent polls have shown that key provisions of the ACA in aspects of healthcare reform have the favor of the majority regardless of political affiliation, an April 1st 2019 Gallup poll shows America is split on the ACA as a whole.
According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, most Americans want to see lower prices and the current protections and benefits of the ACA upheld or expanded. Meanwhile, about 30% are against Medicare-for-all and about 30% are for ACA repeal.
Here are some quick tips for filling healthcare related taxes by the April 15th 2019 deadline for 2018 taxes.
The Trump administration is backing a lawsuit that would make the ACA illegal. This would for example make the ACA’s cost assistance and pre-existing protections illegal. That is not popular.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion to expedite the case against the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare).
According to a brief filed in federal appeals court, AGs from Ohio and Montana are urging the court to throw out the ruling that declares the ACA unconstitutional. In doing this they are breaking with the Trump administration’s support of the ruling.
White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said people would not lose health coverage if the ACA was struck down in a lawsuit supported by the Trump administration. However, that doesn’t make sense.
The Department of Justice announced support for a District Court ruling that found ObamaCare unconstitutional based on its individual mandate.
The fee for not having coverage as been reduced to $0 on a federal level starting in 2019, but the side effect of that is less people obtained coverage and there is less revue to offset healthcare spending.
For 2016 coverage, you could go silent on your tax returns regarding health coverage. For 2017 and 2018 coverage, going silent isn’t an option.
According to Gallup data, the uninsured rate under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) rose to 13.7% in 2019 from a low of 10.9% in 2016. This seems to be due to changes to the ACA under the Trump administration.
The Trump administration has proposed a second bill every month for California health insurance customers with abortion coverage of $1. If this bill isn’t paid, then people could lose their health plan.
For plans held in 2018 you may need to file both the 8962 and 8965 forms in 2019 for healthcare related taxes. 8962 is for tax credits, and 8965 is for exemptions from the fee.
A new study shows that ObamaCare, specifically Medicaid expansion and marketplace assistance, helped people from becoming delinquent on rent and mortgage payments.
The Trump administration has released a report called “Deregulating Health Insurance Markets: Value to Market Participants.”
According to data compiled by Kaiser, the premium increases from 2018 to 2019 were rather tame compared to past years.
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