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Medicare experiment shows initial promise

Accountable care organizations, an Affordable Care Act model that rewards providers who produce better quality at lower cost, are showing promise in Wisconsin and Iowa. Meanwhile, a top Medicare adviser outlines other needed changes.

Local debate on Affordable Care Act

Local healthcare experts debate Affordable Care Act in Bristol

Podcast: How Insurers Are Charging You More for Your Generic Drugs

none; } The Affordable Care Act bans insurance companies from discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions. But some policy experts say insurers could be doing just that by forcing people with chronic illnesses to pay more for their drugs. ProPublica's Charles Ornstein explains that insurers have long used a tiered pricing system to steer ...

Affordable Care Act: made one change to flexible spending accounts

Bangor Daily News: Short answer: not much. Under the Affordable Care Act, medical flexible spending accounts (also known as reimbursement accounts) continue to operate as they have in the past but the maximum annual benefit is capped at $2,500. The services and supplies ...

New Law Takes a Step Toward Culturally Competent Health Care

City Heights refugees have spoken out in recent years about the need for better interpretation at doctors offices. They haven't gotten it yet, but a new law written by a City Heights woman could push lawmakers over to their side.

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

USA TODAY: A significant benefit of the Affordable Care Act is the opportunity to receive money-saving tax credits up front to cut the overall cost of health insurance, but now hundreds of thousands of consumers could owe back some of that money next April. Those ...

Davis considers executive action to expand Medicaid

AUSTIN - State Sen. Wendy Davis says if she is elected governor, she will consider using "executive action" to expand the state's Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act despite almost certain opposition from the Republican-dominated Legislature. Appearing at the Texas Tribune Festival, a political symposium that concluded Sunday, Davis said during a one-on-one with Tribune CEO and Editor ...

Obamacare: 7th Circuit Strikes Down Doctors Suit Seeking To Stop IRS Enforcement

Opponents of health-care reform lost another round in the federal courts last week. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago tossed out a lawsuit filed by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons that sought to stop the Internal Revenue Service from enforcing the penalty provisions of the Affordable Care Act , aka Obamacare, Courthouse News reported .

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INSURANCE UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT..

Health Care Act Still Covers 7.3 Million

New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Thursday that 7.3 million people who bought private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act had paid their premiums and were still enrolled. Marilyn B. Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for ...

McHenry man denied health insurance under Affordable Care Act despite being

Northwest Herald: So it was rather perplexing, he said, when he was found ineligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for not being a U.S. citizen. The act overhauling the country's health care system was signed into law by President Barack Obama in ...

McHenry man denied health insurance under Affordable Care Act despite US

So it was rather perplexing, he said, when he was found ineligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for not being a U.S. citizen. The act overhauling the country's health-care system was signed into law by President Barack Obama in ...

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Affordable Care Act enrollment highest in Wake, Mecklenburg

News & Observer: Raleigh and Charlotte account for North Carolina's highest enrollments for subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to new data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The federal data file released ...

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Moda, Premera take different approaches to Affordable Care Act for 2015

Insurance News Net: Sept. 21 -- Moda Health , one of two insurance companies participating in Alaska's federally run online marketplace, says it will cancel individual policies that do not comply with the Affordable Care Act, a decision that will affect about 800 Alaskans.

Health and Human Services 2013 Report States Affordable Care Act Saves

Sierra Sun Times: The Affordable Care Act is bringing greater scrutiny and accountability to health insurance premium increases, resulting in big savings for consumers. Because of the law's “rate review” provision and state efforts, consumers are continuing to benefit ...

Why We Hate Obamacare But Love the Affordable Care Act

NyackNewsAndViews: Robin Evans, a Republican warehouse worker who recently signed up for Medicaid when Kentucky finally implemented the ACA's Medicaid expansion, loves her new health coverage. “I'm tickled to death with it. It's helped me out a bunch.” But she hates ...

Affordable Care Act lies

Baltimore Sun: The man-made catastrophe known as the "Affordable Care Act" and "Obamacare" still lurks. And nobody should interpret the absence of daily negative headlines as a sign the law's myriad problems have been rectified, or that there is substance to Harry ...

Medicare enrollment in Montana increases

The Affordable Care Act strengthens Medicare and helps beneficiaries take charge of their health. The law provides important benefits such as free preventive services, free annual wellness visits, and

Young Doctors OK With Obamacare While Older Docs Bristle

Though U.S. physicians continue to have issues with the Affordable Care Act, it appears to be a generational taste developing of the law making sweeping changes to their profession.

Young Physicians OK With Obamacare While Older Doctors Bristle

Though U.S. physicians continue to have issues with the Affordable Care Act, it appears to be a generational taste developing of the law making sweeping changes to their profession. More than half, or 50.8 percent, of doctors 46 years of age and older give the health law a ?D? or ?F?

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