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Missoula, Havre Receive $250000 in Affordable Care Act Grants

Newstalkkgvo: Funds made available by the Affordable Care Act will be pouring into two Montana cities after an announcement today, July 31, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “$54 million dollars in funding were announced for behavioral health ...

Unfavorable Views on Affordable Care Act Increase in July

ACA International: After remaining steady for several months, the share of Americans expressing an unfavorable view of the Affordable Care Act rose to 53 percent in July, up eight percentage points from June, according to the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll. The poll ...

Impacts of Affordable Care Act coming

Insurance News Net: July 31 -- ALBANY -- Down the line, there may be more of a sticker shock associated with the cost of health care as the Affordable Care Act begins to become more heavily implemented, a retired doctor told to an Albany civic club this week. Dr. George ...

How the Affordable Care Act Fuels Health Care Market Consolidation

[9] Robert A. Connor et al., “Which Types of Hospital Mergers Save Consumers Money?” Health Affairs , Vol. 16, No. 6 (1997), pp. 62–74. [10] Heather Radach Spang, Richard J. Arnould, and Gloria J. Bazzoli, “The Effect of Non-Rural Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: An Examination of Cost and Price Outcomes,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance , Vol. 49 (2009), pp. 323–342.

Emerging Opportunities for Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Workplace

Through financial incentives and an emphasis on proven health outcomes, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides opportunities to increase the availability of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programs--including offering CR as part of worksite health programs (WHPs), according to an article in the August Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of ...

New Poll Shows That Medicare Part D Is Getting The Job Done For Seniors

It has been a long, troubled road for Obamacare. As has been the case since the President rolled out the Affordable Care Act at the end of last year, there are conflicting reports as to whether it’s working or not. A new Rasmussen Reports poll finds that only 39 percent of Americans [...]

The Affordable Care Act, change in the industry, and technology

Blue Sky Innovation: Darin LeGrange, president and CEO of Aldera Inc., a health-care software company based in Lisle, discusses his company's "restart mode" and growth, the Affordable Care Act, the "only real solution" to change and leadership. Darin LeGrange, president ...

Burlington health center getting $250K in funding

A Vermont organization is getting $250,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to establish or expand behavioral health services for 461 people. The Community Health Center of Burlington is receiving the funding. Nationally, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $54.6 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support 221 health centers in 47 states and Puerto Rico to support ...

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Affordable Care Act challenge rejected by appeals court

The Spokesman Review: WASHINGTON – Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack “Obamacare,” a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act. Pacific Legal ...

Affordable Care Act challenge rejected by appeals court - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST

WASHINGTON – Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack “Obamacare,” a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it ...

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Florida mental and behavioral healthcare providers get funding boost from

MiamiHerald.com: Eight health centers in Florida, including one in Miami Beach and another in Broward County, are to receive almost $2 million in Affordable Care Act funding to help care for people with mental and behavioral health issues. The grants, announced on ...

4 groups getting over $921K in health funding

MANCHESTER (AP) – Four organizations in New Hampshire are getting a total of more than $921,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to establish or expand behavioral health services. They are Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth; Harbor Homes Inc. in Nashua; Manchester Community Health Center; and the City of Manchester. Nationally, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $54 ...

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HealthNow CEO talks strategy for businesses under the Affordable Care Act

But Anderson disagrees with some economists who say businesses will totally eliminate health benefits under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. That shift away from the employer-based model is a major part of the ACA. The 2010 federal health law is ...

Uninsured Rates Drop in Every Kentucky County Under the Affordable Care Act

Insurance News Net: In a speech on the House floor today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) highlighted dramatic reductions in the rate of the uninsured in Kentucky counties as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Yarmuth used county-by-county maps showing rates of ...

Affordable Care Act for 2015: Exchange rates likely to spike for insurers

WPTV: MIAMI (AP) — State insurance officials are preparing to release figures next week on how much health plans will cost under the Affordable Care Act for 2015, and rate increases seem inevitable as insurers say their new consumers are older and sicker ...

Amid Tensions, Legal Immigrants Fear Signing Up for Obamacare

Legal immigrants entitled to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act are afraid to enroll because they worry that doing so would expose an undocumented relative to investigation and deportation.

Wellpoint Says Obamacare Enrollment Better Than Expected

Wellpoint Inc., parent of several Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans across the country, enrolled more Americans than it thought via public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act and expects even more people to sign up to its Medicaid plans for the rest of the year.

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In our opinion: The Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul

Deseret News: Some critics of the Affordable Care Act are hoping that the latest legal mess will finally put an end to the Affordable Care Act. Yet many who are eager to see its collapse are offering few alternatives to address the nation's pressing health care ...

In our opinion: The next major challenge to the Affordable Care Act shows that

Deseret News: Some critics of the Affordable Care Act are hoping that the latest legal mess will finally put an end to the Affordable Care Act. Yet many who are eager to see its collapse are offering few alternatives to address the nation's pressing health care ...

Alabama's seniors saved $180M in prescription drugs under Affordable Care Act

"Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, seniors and people with disabilities are saving on needed medications," said HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell in a statement. "By making prescription drugs more affordable, we are improving and promoting the best care ...

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Supreme Court Review: NLRB, ERISA, Affordable Care Act

Today's column is the second of two articles discussing decisions issued by the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2013-14 term that are significant for employers. More specifically, we address the court's rulings on the validity of the 2012 recess ...

EDITORIAL: Affordable Care Act's own words should be its undoing

The Democrats who forced the Affordable Care Act on the American public are predictably outraged that Obamacare appears headed back before the U.S. Supreme Court for another make-or-break appeal on a pillar of the legislation. But for the Obama ...

The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 22

... May 23, 2012 (the “IRS Rule”), intended to implement the exchange-related tax credit provisions of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or the “Act”). The decisions will likely lead to another Supreme Court decision addressing fundamental provisions of ...

Supreme Court fight for Obamacare subsidies?

File photo of opponents of the Affordable Care Act rally before the Supreme announces its decision about the constitutionality of the President's efforts on health care reform.

Obamacare subsidy fight could go to Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday was asked to hear a case that is considered perhaps the single biggest current threat to Obamacare.

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California Premiums Show Cost Of Affordable Care Act

Cost Curve: ObamaCare was supposed to make the health care system more efficient and less costly. Thus the "affordable" in the law's official title. But this week brings fresh evidence that it's producing the opposite. First there was Monday's report ...

Statement: Affordable Care Act Will Have Negative Impact on the Roofing Industry

Insurance News Net: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fatally flawed law that fails to control rising health care costs and contains numerous taxes, fees and mandates that are increasing costs for employers and workers, thus threatening economic growth and job creation ...

Hawaii's generous health care law faces threat from Affordable Care Act

The 40-year-old law requires employers, even those with only one worker, to provide subsidized insurance plans. Penalties for noncompliance go beyond fines — those that flout the law face having their businesses shut down. The federal Affordable Care ...

The effects of Hobby Lobby on the Affordable Care Act

InsideCounsel: Hobby Lobby is a closely-held, Oklahoma-based corporation and is owned exclusively by a family. The wholly-owned, family corporation provided insurance to its employees which included 16 methods of birth control as part of its health care plan at no ...

Republicans have nothing left but tired insults

Now that the Affordable Care Act is up and working, Republican politicians have officially run out of reasons why they can say with a straight face that they oppose it. The number of people signing up for a health care plan at www.healthcare.gov is...

Lone Star Circle of Care gets money through Affordable Care Act

The Lone Star Circle of Care, a Georgetown-based nonprofit health care organization, will receive $250,000 from the federal government.

In our opinion: The Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul

Lack of clarity in President Obama’s signature health care law has already brought the ACA before the Supreme Court...

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