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GovBeat: Health-care premiums fall in Arkansas

Some Democrats worried announcements about rate increases could doom the party's hopes of maintaining control of the Senate.

Affordable Care Act exemptions mean millions don't have to sign up

Almost 23 million people aren't required to purchase health insurance because of exemptions in the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act supports patient-centered medical homes in health centers

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $35.7 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 147 health centers in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico to support patient-centered medical homes through new construction and facility renovations.

CVS Doubles Up Walgreen In Hospital Deals As Obamacare Pushes Collaboration

CVS Caremark (CVS) pushed further ahead of rival Walgreen (WAG) in launching today more partnerships with hospitals and health care systems as clinical affiliations become more common in the era of the Affordable Care Act.

Health E(fx)™ on Track for One Million Employees Managed on Its ACA Solutions Platform in First Twelve Months of ...

Health E , an industry-leading, cloud-based Affordable Care Act tracking, compliance, and medical benefits analytics company, projects that more than one million client employees will be on their system in its first year of licensing.

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler opposes Affordable Care Act despite daughter’s medical needs

Congresswoman’s vote against the act is selfish

Coverage You Can Count On

COLUMBIA - As a part of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration has awarded almost $1.5 million to six health centers across Missouri. Family Health Center of Boone County in Columbia is one of the recipients.

Thankful for Affordable Care Act in America — The Land of the Greedy

The Ledger: Recently, I viewed a story on "60 Minutes" about the lack of health care and affordable health insurance in West Virginia. The state senate would not pass the Affordable Care Act or provide Medicaid for the state's indigent population. The state senate ...

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Early tax planning may be needed because of the Affordable Care Act

Washington Post: When people set up health-care accounts, the exchanges estimate the amount of the premium tax credit available based on family size and projected household income. The overall income figure is called modified adjusted gross income or MAGI.

Affordable Care Act funding supports construction projects at 7 Michigan

Michigan Radio: Part of the Affordable Care Act calls for big investments in community health care centers to increase access to primary health care services. The health care law calls for a total investment of $11 billion over a five-year period “for the operation ...

Kevin Counihan Named Affordable Care Act Federal Marketplace CEO

Sleep Review: Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today the most recent in a series of management hires intended to ensure a successful 2015 Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace. Kevin Counihan will join the Centers for ...

Affordable Care Act drafting error could strip health care subsidy from

Madison.com: A drafting glitch that could strip 5 million people, including thousands in Wisconsin, who have purchased health insurance on the exchange to lose tax subsidies that drastically cut their insurance costs, could land the Affordable Care Act back before ...

Singletary: Early tax planning may be needed because of the Affordable Care Act

Having gone through tax season not that long ago, you may not want to face any issues related to your tax situation until next year. But some of you may need to do some tax planning now nonetheless....

Affordable Care Act drafting error could strip health care subsidy from thousands in Wisconsin

One health care advocate says the problem can be fixed by Congress, rather than decided by U.S. Supreme Court.

Jaime Herrera Beutler's contradictory positions on health insurance coverage

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s suggestion that the Affordable Care Act has nothing to do with her baby’s survival procedure may be true technically but, in the bigger picture it is all about it [“Survival of Rep. Herrera Beutler’s child a celebrated case study,” Loca

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State sites outperform U.S. marketplace in Affordable Care Act signups

Philly.com: States running their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces enrolled more people in health insurance than those using the federal marketplace, according to an analysis by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute. iStockphoto.

Clinic Closes After Affordable Care Act

KAALtv.com: MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minneapolis medical clinic is closing, largely because more people are obtaining health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and seeking care elsewhere. Minnesota Public Radio News reports (http://bit.ly/1twwYGq ) the ...

Controversial Affordable Care Act tax proves difficult for IRS to collect

The Affordable Care Act is counting on the tax to generate about $20 billion in revenue between 2013 and 2019 to help fund expenses from the health care law, which include the offering of subsidies for health insurance plans and the expansion of ...

State sites outperform U.S. marketplace in Affordable Care Act signups

States running their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces enrolled more people in health insurance than those using the federal marketplace, according to an analysis by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute.

Tom Raffio Assessing health-care marketplaces

If the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplaces were an athletic team, it would have earned the 2014 ?Most Improved Team? award ? hands down ? at the end of season award ceremony.

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WVU Public Administration Professor Uncovers Roots of Resistance to

Insurance News Net: The political leanings of the South don't tell the whole story behind resistance to the Affordable Care Act, says a report written by West Virginia University Public Administration Professor L. Christopher Plein . "Some of the most vocal opposition to ...

Affordable Care Act shows improved vital signs: EJ Dionne Jr.

WASHINGTON -- The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall's elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that "Obamacare is and will remain a political problem for Democrats." So how's that ...

Affordable Care Act: Play or Pay in 2015?

Should we play or pay? Employers with over 100 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees are trying to figure out how to deal with the Affordable Care Act's "Employer Shared Responsibility Provision" which requires applicable large employers to either offer ...

AMBestTV: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Hits Insurers; NAIC Recap

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In this episode, A.M.BestTV examines how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has impacted health insurers; the NAIC's move on life captive reinsurance and how focusing on executive presence helps ...

ACF Insurance Now Offers Blues Cross Blue Shield For All of North Carolina

ACF Insurance Services, Inc. is certified to assist clients with Affordable Care Act questions and applications which is commonly referred to as ObamaCare. (PRWeb August 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/health-insurance/north-carolina/prweb12121990.htm

Another GOP state may be signing up for Medicaid, and the reason is obvious

Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.

A ‘two Americas’ take on health care costs

Affordable care for some has meant more costly care for others, argues Dallas insurance broker Den Bishop.

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