With midterm elections beginning Nov. 4, it is important to understand how one of the president’s most crucial laws has impacted the country. Here’s an update on recent news surrounding Obamacare.
Oct. 1 marked the first anniversary of open enrollment under Obamacare. While this year’s open enrollment period does not begin until Nov. 15, many news sources are already predicting more challenges for the healthcare law.
On Tuesday, Forbes released a report noting a typical family of four would see health costs increase by $7,450 due to Obamacare, contradictory to President Obama’s 2008 promise that the ACA would lower premiums by $2,500 for a typical family per year.
On Monday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report noting that the administration needed to improve the oversight of finances used in the implementation of Obamacare.
As the second year of open enrollment for Healthcare.gov is set to begin November 15, 2014, businesses are trying to figure out the best way to mitigate costs. Here’s an update on the current healthcare situation.
The Affordable Care Act purports to help average Americans, but it really helps tax preparers and their Wall Street investors.
Last week, National Journal reported that the Obama administration spent $840 million designing HealthCare.gov — the federal exchange system — and the 36 state insurance exchanges it helps to serve. Last Thursday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified at a House Energy and Commerce Committee meeting and noted that a long series of management, oversight and contracting problems led to the cost surge.
As we move closer and closer to the 2015 open enrollment period, insurers in many states are beginning to release their expected 2015 premium rate increases for exchange plans.
On Monday, the annual trustees reports for Social Security and Medicare were released. The reports are intended to provide an update on the current state of the Social Security trust fund and the Medicare hospital-insurance program.
In late March, we reported on the Halbig vs. Sebelius case, which questioned whether the federal government had the right to award subsidies to those individuals purchasing healthcare on the federal insurance exchanges.