Tag: Obamacare

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Enrollment News To Bank On: Obamacare Is Still Here So It’s Time For Coverage Checkup

October 24, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

The open enrollment period begins in one week for 2018 marketplace coverage, but many consumers are confused about what to expect. No wonder! The Trump administration has slashed advertising and outreach about open enrollment, so concrete consumer information is sparse. […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Senate’s Obamacare reform bill is due to be finalized Monday, but no plans to show public yet

June 13, 2017


The Senate’s push to repeal and replace Obamacare is looking like a game of “I’ve Got a Secret.” A new report says Senate Republicans are expected to wrap up drafting a bill to reform Obamacare by Monday night. But […]

Health & Insurance

Obamacare Boosted Community Health Centers’ Reach. Now What?

January 10, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

For the patients and the employees of Mary’s Center, a community health center that serves Washington, D.C., and its Maryland suburbs, the 2010 health law had a big impact on business. The law, which extended health insurance to more than […]

Health & Insurance

Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be More Complicated Than It Looks

November 22, 2016

Via: The Caregiver Space

After six controversial years, the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, may be on the way out, thanks to the GOP sweep of the presidency and both houses of Congress Tuesday. “There’s no question Obamacare is dead,” said insurance industry consultant […]

Health & Insurance

What Americans don’t know about health insurance can — and will — cost them

November 7, 2016

Via: CNBC Healthcare

A new survey finds that just 4 percent of Americans are able to correctly define all four terms that determine how much they would personally have to pay for medical services and drugs they receive under their health insurance plans. […]

Health & Insurance

Insurers, Hospitals Clash Over Help Paying Obamacare Premiums

November 1, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

HealthConnect is one of several community-based programs across the United States helping thousands of lower-income Americans with their Obamacare marketplace premiums. Similar efforts operate in Texas, Oregon, Washington, North Carolina and South Carolina. But premium assistance programs have come under […]

Health & Insurance

Physician Access in California Obamacare Plans

July 28, 2016

Via: Healthcare Economist

Health plans in the health insurance marketplaces have been competing to keep prices low, while still offering all the services mandated under the Affordable Care Act. One way to do this is to restrict provider networks to lower cost providers. […]