House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democrats' bill to bolster the Affordable Care Act aims to lower premiums.
In a filing with a federal appeals court in New Orleans Monday, the Trump administration said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down as unconstitutional. It’s asking the court to affirm a December ruling by a Texas judge, who found that the repeal of financial penalties for not having insurance rendered the whole […]
Democrats won the House. Republicans secured their hold on the Senate. And there was another winner in Tuesday’s elections: Medicaid. States had the choice under the Affordable Care Act to expand it. Some did, but some conservative states chose not to. Voters in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah elected to expand Medicaid. Voters also elected Medicaid […]
Premiums for Obamacare policies have decreased but not as much as they might have.
It's "really about returning excess profits," a Kaiser Family Foundation executive says.
It's a reversal from last year, according to a survey.
Obamacare’s open enrollment period closes for most states Friday. Thanks to a complicated federal formula, a spike in premiums this year has given consumers who are eligible for subsidies more money to buy insurance. And early signs suggest some people in California and Washington state are going for the gold —the gold, normally expensive, plans. […]
While the drama over at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ongoing, the big story in Washington right now is still taxes. Members of Congress are back from their holiday break, and Republicans are doing their best to tweak and prod the tax plan to garner enough votes to get it through the Senate. That […]
We’re half-way through the Obamacare open enrollment period and we’ve got a bit of a health care mystery on our hands. Earlier this week, federal health officials reported nearly 800-thousand consumers selected plans on healthcare.gov – the federal website where people shop for plans under the Affordable Care Act. It’s the third consecutive week enrollment […]
The individual mandate has been central to the Affordable Care Act.