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1929 Articles Matching "obamacare"

Obamacare: Death By A Thousand Advertising Cuts

Oct 23, 2018 , Forbes
The Trump administration is cutting funding for Obamacare advertising. Will less advertising mean fewer...
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McConnell says Senate Republicans might revisit Obamacare repeal

Oct 18, 2018 , Reuters
Republicans could try again to repeal Obamacare if they win enough seats in U.S. elections next month, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday, calling a failed 2017 push to repeal the healthcare law a "disappointment."...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Falling Premiums And Rising Political Tensions

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the Trump administration’s announcement that average premium prices are falling on the Obamacare marketplaces, the effort by Senate Democrats to reverse rules on short-term health insurance and the focus on protections for people with preexisting conditions in the run-up to midterm...
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Viewpoints: If Nothing Else, Obamacare Cemented Americans’ Insistence For Preexisting Conditions Protections

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages offer looks at the health law, industry deals, Trump administration moves and...
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Federal Obamacare exchange premiums to drop 1.5% in 2019

Oct 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For the first time ever, average monthly premiums for benchmark silver plans will drop on the federal Obamacare markets, after a nearly 40% spike last...
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Obamacare Premiums Dip For First Time. Some Call It A Correction.

Oct 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration announces that the average price for insurance offered to people buying their own coverage on federal exchanges is going...
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Viewpoints: In Red States, Where ‘Obamacare’ And ‘Medicaid’ Are Dirty Words, ‘Preexisting Conditions’ Becomes A Catchall

Oct 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages cover a variety of health care topics....
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As Midterms Approach, Republicans Flee Their Anti-Obamacare Past

Oct 08, 2018 , Forbes
Republicans are fleeing from efforts to repeal Obamacare, particularly their attacks on popular protections for patients with preexisting conditions that are part of the Affordable Care...
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Don't Blame Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis: Study

Oct 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Don't Blame Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/5/2018 12:00:00...
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GOP senators scrutinize CBO's new health insurance simulation model

Oct 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a letter that echoes the GOP tussle with the Congressional Budget Office in last year's Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort, Senate Republicans want the agency to test its new health coverage simulation model by re-estimating the Affordable...
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Obamacare And Big Employer Premium Rate Hikes Below 5%

Sep 17, 2018 , Forbes
Obamacare and big employer health premium increases are below 5% for the first time, new studies...
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Rates of uninsured in US hold steady at historic low 8.8 percent

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The data paints a picture of stable health insurance coverage, across both private and government health plans, in a year that saw repeated efforts by the White House and Republicans in Congress to repeal...
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Trump administration makes it easier to avoid Obamacare tax penalty

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday a new opportunity for those who failed to comply with the individual mandate in 2018 to avoid the corresponding tax...
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Court Of Claims Requires Reimbursement To Insurance Company Despite No Appropriation

Sep 12, 2018 , Forbes
Obamacare payment to insurance provider required even though Congress refused to...
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House GOP to vote on suspending employer mandate this week

Sep 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House GOP's proposal would relax Obamacare's provisions for employers, from the employer mandate to the 30-hour definition for full-time work. But it's unlikely that the Senate will pick up the $58 billion...
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5 Kavanaugh rulings that will loom large this week

Sep 01, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump's second SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh begins his confirmation hearings September 4. While abortion and Roe v. Wade are in the spotlight, his positions on other key healthcare issues will come into play, including...
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Obamacare Enrollee Numbers Aren't Falling: Report

Aug 31, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Obamacare Enrollee Numbers Aren't Falling: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Obamacare tied to fewer uninsured hospitalizations for heart disease, cancer

Aug 30, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer uninsured patients have been hospitalized for serious heart conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
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Obamacare Enrollee Numbers Aren't Falling: Report

Aug 30, 2018 , WebMD
About 8.3 million Americans now carry health insurance plans purchased through an Obamacare state-based marketplace, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics...
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Report: Trump administration needs to step up on 'Obamacare'

Aug 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A congressional watchdog said the Trump administration needs to step up its management of sign-up seasons for Affordable Care Act plans after mixed results last year in the throes of a failed GOP effort to repeal the...
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