All posts tagged "ACA"
U.S. House Committee holds hearing on territories’ looming Medicaid Cliff
Puerto Rico Health Insurance administrator says '425,000 children, 305,000 elderly and disabled individuals, and more than 17,000 pregnant women at any given time' face uncertainty
- Posted May 23, 2019
Legislation to Exempt Puerto Rico from Health Insurance Tax Introduced
Resident commissioner and two Florida reps
- Posted December 14, 2017
Health care’s future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers
The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you. The idea is that when your money is on the line — and not the insurance company’s — you’ll look for...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care
WASHINGTON — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage “Obamacare” offers protection from life’s unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says. Brett Dorsch is also...
- Posted February 21, 2017
Insurers Shrink From Exchanges as Lawmakers Mull Changes
The Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges have become too risky for major health insurers, and that's creating further doubt about coverage options consumers might have next year
- Posted February 1, 2017
Congress Ushers in New Era of All-Republican Rule
WASHINGTON – Congress ushers in a new era of all-Republican rule. On Tuesday at noon, with plenty of pomp and pageantry, members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in, with an emboldened GOP intent on unraveling...
- Posted January 3, 2017
Report: Millions May Be Skipping Help With Insurance Bills
Millions of Americans who bought individual health insurance outside the Affordable Care Act’s public exchanges may be leaving government help on the table if they skip those marketplaces again in picking 2017 coverage, a new report says....
- Posted October 4, 2016
New Insurance Policy: Abandon ACA Exchanges to Avoid Losses
Aetna became the latest health insurer to cast doubt upon its future in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges after it called off a planned expansion Tuesday and suggested it could abandon that market completely. A departure...
- Posted August 2, 2016