Tag: Premiums

Health & Insurance, Social Services

The Next Obamacare Battleground: Subsidies For Out-Of-Pocket Costs  

April 3, 2017

Via: Kaiser Health News

When Republicans pulled their Affordable Care Act replacement bill last Friday, Lauren Lake’s primary reaction was relief. But like a lot of people who depend on state exchanges for coverage, the 51-year-old consultant also was wary. That’s because she knows […]

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, Social Services

Consumer Group Cries Foul On Premium Hikes By Major Insurers In California

September 9, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

Rising drug costs are often blamed for driving up health insurance premiums, but a major consumer group says the numbers don’t add up — at least in California. The advocacy group Consumers Union says two large Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers […]