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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Proposes Alternative to Affordable Care Act

Bayoubuzz: Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, trying to distinguish himself from other potential presidential candidates, outlined a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that he said would expand health coverage to more Americans by making insurance ...

The Post-Launch Problem: The Affordable Care Act's Persistently High

Last year we, and many others, drew attention to the chaotic and costly roll out of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) exchanges. The chaos is mostly over (unless King prevails over Burwell), but the costs will linger on. The roughly $6 billion in ...

Be careful about calling a law The Affordable Health Care Act

By design or default, Justice Roberts may have done all of us a great favor. In other words, his vote saying that the law was constitutional has given us all a chance to live under it. What if Obamacare had been declared unconstitutional? We would have ...

Folmsbee: Supreme Court needs to support the Affordable Care Act

Daily Northwestern: The Supreme Court of the United States is perhaps the strangest institution of the American system of checks and balances. Compared to the 100 senators and 435 voting members of the House of Representatives, the nine Supreme Court justices seem ...

On the origins of 'established by the State' in the Affordable Care Act

Washington Post: Burwell and, in the process, determine whether the phrase “established by the State” actually means “established by the State.” This phrase, which appears twice in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) provisions authorizing tax ...

Affordable Care Act And The Courts: There Are No Excuses Any More (blog): From the start, the case of King v. Burwell, which may eviscerate the Affordable Care Act, has tested sorely the country's appetite for ideological farce. From the basic facts of the lawsuit—what Scott at LGM calls "The Moops Invaded Spain ...

This Is What The Latest Obamacare Supreme Court Case Is All About

Huffington Post: Is this a rerun? Nope. Although the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate in 2012 (and weakened the law's birth control coverage provisions last year), that wasn't the end of Obamacare's legal troubles.

Four Words That Imperil Health Care Law Were All a Mistake, Writers Now Say

New York Times: WASHINGTON — They are only four words in a 900-page law: “established by the state.” But it is in the ambiguity of those four words in the Affordable Care Act that opponents found a path to challenge the law, all the way to the Supreme Court. How ...



Affordable Care Act Pushes Up Revenue for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield's remarkable 42.6 percent surge in revenue in 2014 over the previous year is mainly a result of the Affordable Care Act. The health insurance company's revenue jumped from $1.4 billion to $1.99 billion in 2014, posting ...

Affordable Care Act Pushes Up Rvenue for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield's remarkable 42.6 percent surge in revenue in 2014 over the previous year is mainly a result of the Affordable Care Act. The health insurance company's revenue jumped from $1.4 billion to $1.99 billion in 2014, posting ...

Ron Bliss: Flaws in the Affordable Care Act marketplace

Nevada Appeal: I have been complimentary of the Affordable Care Act and how it has helped people who, otherwise, could not afford health insurance. But any system is only as strong as its weakest link and, unfortunately, a major flaw has cropped up in recent months.

Hawaii will use federal exchange to implement Affordable Care Act

Gov. David Ige's office confirmed on Thursday that the state will use the federal exchange instead of the Hawaii Health Connector to implement the Affordable Care Act. That means that approximately 37,000 Hawaii residents that signed up for coverage ...

:DentalPlans SmileIndex(TM) Survey Shows the Affordable Care Act Needs a Dental Checkup

Currently, an estimated 132 million American adults and children, or one-third of the population, still lack dental benefits coverage.*According to the national :DentalPlans SmileIndex™ survey**, only ...

Legal Aid navigators can help with health insurance

The Feb. 15 deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act has passed, but Legal Aid of North Carolina's health care navigators can still help many uninsured or underinsured North Carolinians get quality, affordable health coverage during special enrollment periods.

Tango Health Selected by The Broadmoor Resort For Affordable Care Act Compliance Services

Tango Health announced today they have been chosen by the historic resort The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado to provide software and services to assist their organization


Price worries persist for Obamacare market plans

CNBC: "I think in the first or second years of the [Affordable Care Act] you picked up the easier people," Hamel said, particularly those with chronic health conditions who felt a strong financial need for insurance. However, for the remaining uninsured, "I ...

Insurance coverage rates increase after rollout of Affordable Care Act

Healio: The Affordable Care Act lead to a continued increase in insurance coverage since initiation, with an estimated 22.8 million people newly insured as of February 2015, according to recent data from the RAND Corporation.

Roskam bill would create inspector to oversee Affordable Care Act

“In the years since Democrats rammed Obamacare through Congress, our country has already seen the costly consequences of this law: billions of dollars wasted on a failed website and overpayments, millions of Americans kicked off their health care plans ...

Sen. Pat Roberts again introduces legislation to create inspector general for

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts introduced legislation Tuesday to create an inspector general to oversee implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The bill, S.1368, is formally titled the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, or ...

Millions Could Face Surprise Obamacare Tax Penalty

Under the Affordable Care Act, Americans who did not have health coverage in 2014 are subject to a penalty of $95 or 1 percent of their income, whichever is greater.

Affordable Care Act enrollment up 31 percent in Kent County

Similar increases were reported in Ottawa, Barry and Montcalm counties.

Almost 90% Of American Adults Now Have Health Insurance

Nearly nine out of ten Americans now have health insurance, marking a sharp improvement after the Affordable Care Act took effect at the beginning of 2014, according to a survey by Gallup and Healthways. The uninsured rate among U.S. adults has declined one percentage point from the fourth quarter of 2014 to 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2015.

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