By March 31, Americans will have to sign up for health insurance under President Obama’s healthcare law or be forced to pay a penalty.
Yesterday we reported that two new White House Obamacare delays showed the Affordable Care Act just isn’t working. Today, two new studies show, specifically, the law is failing to draw as many of the uninsured into the health insurance system as promised.
On March 4, 2014, President Obama released his annual budget proposal for fiscal year 2015. While overall the president is calling for $56 billion more in spending than previously set by the Ryan-Murray budget, the proposal also includes a special $5.5 billion provision for insurance providers.
Another day, another Obamacare delay. Well, make that another day … and two more delays.
In yet another politically motivated change to the healthcare law, the White House announced this week that insurers can continue offering plans that Obamacare will ultimately eliminate … until after the midterm elections.
On Feb. 21, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report noting that Obamacare will increase the cost of employer-sponsored insurance for millions of workers.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the third federal government report in as many weeks outlining the unintended consequences of government overreach.
As states continue to struggle with implementing the Medicaid expansion called for under the president’s 2010 health care reform bill – sometimes known as Obamacare – the federal government yesterday carried out “the largest health-care fraud takedown in the history of the District of Columbia.”
Even though figures suggest millions (about 3.3 million to be exact) have bought coverage, according to the National Journal today hundreds of thousands have also not yet paid their first premium – which means they are not really enrolled.
“Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius pushed back Monday against the idea that ObamaCare will lead to job losses. ‘There is absolutely no evidence, and every economist will tell you this, that there is any job-loss related to the Affordable Care Act,’ she told reporters in Orlando, Fla., according to media reports.”