A List of Archived Pages

Below is a list of archived pages that are important to the site: ObamaCare Basics   ObamaCare News: Daily ObamaCare Updates ObamaCare: Everything You Need to Know About the ACA ObamaCare What is ObamaCare? ObamaCare Facts ObamaCare Summary How Does ObamaCare Work? How Will ObamaCare Affect Me? Health Insurance Exchange ObamaCare Individual Mandate Minimum Essential…

The Best Supplement for Original Medicare

What is the Best Supplement for Original Medicare? If you anticipate needing a significant number of health care visits or care in a facility, you may want to think about adding a Medicare supplement and Part D drug plan to Part A and Part B. Part B has an annual deductible of $183 for 2018.…

Does 304B Drug Pricing Lower Costs?

What is the 304B Drug Pricing Program? Drug manufacturers participating in Medicaid provide outpatient drugs to hospitals and other health care providers for discounted prices under 304B Pricing. We ask what the 304B drug pricing program is and whether it is effective. When was 304B Established? 304B started in 1990 as a Medicaid rebate program…

Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 Facts

Everything You Need To Know About the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA) AKA The Latest Version of TrumpCare We explain everything you need to know about the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA); the Senate’s new healthcare bill to replace ObamaCare. Below we cover everything you need to know about the Better Care Reconciliation…

What are Medicare Drug Formularies?

What are Drug Formularies For Medicare Plans? Medicare Prescription drug lists (formularies) are lists of covered drugs, placed into different tiers, where each tier has different costs. Each Medicare plan that provides drug coverage has its own list of covered drugs and costs that follow a set of common rules. Below we will explain more about…

Medicare and Hospital Costs

Medicare and Hospital Costs: Medicare Networks, Medicare Assignment, Balance Billing, and Other Factors Related to Hospital Costs On this page, we discuss Medicare networks, Medicare assignment, balance billing, and the way hospital costs vary within a hospital (such as in the ER). Hospitals often charge more, sometimes a dozen times more, for services provided in the emergency…

The Difference Between ObamaCare and TrumpCare

TrumpCare vs. ObamaCare What is Different About the American Health Care Act / Better Care Reconciliation Act (TrumpCare) and the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare)? We explain the difference between ObamaCare and TrumpCare to show how TrumpCare (the American Health Care Act / Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017) and ObamaCare (the Affordable Care Act) are different. The goal of this…

Facts on the American Health Care Act

Everything You Need to Know About the American Health Care Act Below is an unbiased list of everything you need to know about the American Health Care Act (the ObamaCare replacement plan some call TrumpCare). UPDATE 2019: This plan never passed, and thus some specifics here are of historical interest only. TIP: Everything below is subject…