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Budget experts: Move Tricare beneficiaries to Obamacare

Military Times: The Defense Department could slash its enormous health care budget by requiring Tricare beneficiaries not on active duty to get health care coverage through Affordable Care Act exchanges, according to several current and former congressional budget ...

Survey: Michigan employers prefer pre-Obamacare health care system

Jay Greene - A majority of employers in Southeast Michigan said in a recent survey that they believe the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has worsened the nation’s health care system. But only 2 percent of 118 employers surveyed said they are undecided whether to terminate their employer-sponsored health insurance group coverage, said the survey by Livonia-based American Society of ...

Affordable Care Act good for rural Kentucky families

The Courier-Journal: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is already making a difference in the lives of millions of rural Americans, including families right here in Kentucky Prior to the ACA, many rural families had a hard time finding affordable insurance coverage, paying an ...

ARMERDING: Obama's Affordable Care Act lies get pass from press

Niagara Gazette: So, yes, in one way it's not a big surprise that President Obama's lies about the (un)Affordable Care Act were generally greeted with a collective shrug. I think a lot of people were so dazzled by the president (not so much any more) that when his ...

John Browne: Care act isn’t affordable for Americans, economy

President Obama’s health care law promised affordable medical coverage to all Americans at no extra cost. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported that ...

Improving the Affordable Care Act to help the chronically ill

The Hill (blog): This year, one in three Americans chose to forego medical care for themselves or a family member because of cost concerns, according to a new Gallup poll. The Affordable Care Act was supposed to prevent those situations and extend reasonably priced ...

As December 20 Deadline Nears for Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--December 20 is the deadline for enrollment at the NY State of Health online marketplace for residents who want their health coverage to begin January 1, 2015. With the current enrollment window closing soon, Seth Diamond ...

As December 20 Deadline Nears for Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act, a Health Insurance Expert from MetroPlus ...

December 20 is the deadline for enrollment at the NY State of Health online marketplace for residents who want their health coverage to begin January 1, 2015. With the current enro

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Affordable Care Act: Tallying the score

SaukValley.com: The Affordable Care Act aims to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance. So how has the ACA done after one year? Not very well. According to a report from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, the number of ...

Free affordable care act sign-up

Quad-Cities Online: Get Covered Illinois is offering FREE in-person enrollment help to Illinois residents eligible for Medicaid or Health Insurance Marketplace at the Silvis Public Library at 105 8th street, Silvis, every Wednesday from 11:30 to 2 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 ...

HHS awards $1350173 in Affordable Care Act funding

Lock Haven Express: Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $1,350,173 in Affordable Care Act funding to 37 health centers in Pennsylvania to recognize health center quality improvement achievements and invest in ongoing quality ...

Affordable Care Act after a year: Here's the score

SaukValley.com: The Affordable Care Act aims to reduce the number of Americans without health insurance. So how has the ACA done after one year? Not very well. According to a report from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, the number of ...

Fact Checker: Gruber's explanation of his Affordable Care Act remarks

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Will the Affordable Care Act impact your taxes? Myths debunked

There are a lot of changes to this year’s tax code – 46 to be exact – as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What’s most important is to be aware if your taxes – and your annual refund – will be affected. Tax experts at H&R Block address common myths associated with ... The post Will the Affordable Care Act impact your taxes? Myths debunked appeared first on .

Affordable Care Act benefits available locally

People without health insurance typically fall into one of two categories: those who would like coverage but believe they cannot afford it, and those who think they do not need it. Beginning in 2015, the government will assess financial penalties for people without health insurance, so now is the time to sign up.

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Florida not among states to get $665 million in Affordable Care Act funding

MiamiHerald.com: The federal government announced Tuesday that it will award more than $665 million in Affordable Care Act “innovation grants” to 28 states, but Florida is not among them. Gov. Rick Scott has been a fierce critic of the health law popularly known as ...

​Hawaii receives $1.5M in Affordable Care Act funding

The Affordable Care Act funding designated to Hawaii is part of $665 million for 28 states, three territories, and Washington, D.C., to design and test efficient delivery and payment models, as well as improve health care quality and lower costs ...

HHS awards $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and seven U.S. Territories to recognize ...

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Health Briefs: Health centers receive Affordable Care Act funding

According to HHS, the Pennsylvania health centers who received awards are proven leaders in areas such as chronic disease management, preventive care and the use of electronic health records to report quality data. The following Philadelphia-based ...

Su Clinica awarded by Affordable Care Act

Valley morning Star: Officials at Su Clinica at 1706 Treasure Hills Blvd. said it has been awarded $115,411 in Affordable Care Act funding. Su Clinica is one of 1,113 health centers across the country to receive money from the $36.3 million in ACA funding, officials said.

Rockford, Other Illinois Health Centers Receive Affordable

Health officials announced the funding through the Affordable Care Act Thursday. Health centers in Rockford, Chicago, Aurora, La Grange, and Rock Falls are receiving the funds. The money will be used to hire professionals, ...

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Nonprofit hospitals in Western Pa. feel pain in finances despite Affordable

Tribune-Review: The financial pressure nonprofit hospitals are feeling is not expected to ease next year despite a boost in the insured population because of the Affordable Care Act. Lower revenue and higher technology costs will continue, analysts at Standard & Poor ...

The Affordable Care Act—countdown to compliance for employers, week 2

Many applicable large employers—i.e., employers that are subject to the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) employer shared responsibility rules—have a pretty good sense of what these rules are, how they work, and what they plan to do to comply. A subset of ...

United States: The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for

Many applicable large employers—i.e., employers that are subject to the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) employer shared responsibility rules—have a pretty good sense of what these rules are, how they work, and what they plan to do to comply. A subset of ...

Insurance Industry Giving Affordable Care Act Customers More Time To Pay

FOX News Radio: (Earnest) “Volume on the website was rather high. It was high at the call center as well.” But, Press Secretary Josh Earnest isn't offering any stats yet on how many people enrolled in a health care plan ahead of Monday's deadline for January 1st coverage.

Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: 2 Health Insurers to Benefit - Analyst Blog

The managed care plans have benefited from Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion which went into effect in Jan 2014.

Primary Care Doctors Shouldn't Be Training in Hospitals (Op-Ed)

Dr. Bruce Koeppen is founding dean of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. If health care's goal is to keep patients out of the hospital, why are primary care physicians training in hospitals? There are several compelling reasons to train primary care physicians outside hospital settings. With the rising cost of medical education, even the most dedicated resident ...

Do Americans think their health care costs are affordable?

A new CBS News/New York Times poll asked Americans about their medical bills

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