Hereon, we variously refer to ObamaCare as "OC," "O-care," or the "Affordable Care Act (ACA)." Some sites refer to it as the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (PPACA).
Brace yourself for soaring drug spending costs — and feel free to blame Obamacare.
A HealthPocket study released Thursday finds that copayments and co-insurance fees
Authored by Ethan Harris of Bank of America Merrill Lynch,
Healthcare and the economy
Few laws cause as much high blood pressure as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Supporters of the law consider it the signature legislation of the Obama administration. Yet, in 2011 the House of Representatives passed the “Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law,” one of more than 40 attempts to scuttle the legislation. Public opinion polls are ambiguous: most Americans are against the law as a whole and yet most support many of its provisions. Here we try to slice through the partisan debate and show what serious research says about how the ACA will impact the labor market.
The US has a very expensive, incredibly complicated healthcare system. On a positive note, we have the most advanced technology and innovation in the world. If you have a complicated medical condition, there is no better place to be. On a negative note, the US is the only developed market economy that does not have universal healthcare. This is one reason the US ranks so poorly on health among industrialized countries for metrics such as life expectancy and infant mortality. If you can’t afford health...
I don't have a completely satisfactory answer when people ask me what we can do to combat the tyranny we are witnessing in this country, but one brave and principled Texas physician is showing how people can stand up.
Dr. Kristin Held of San Antonio, whom I've befriended on Twitter and grown to deeply admire for her vocal advocacy against Obamacare, has taken the next step in her battle — our...
House Republican leaders on Thursday wrote to President Obama voicing their “deep concern” over expected cuts to the Medicare Advantage program that they blame on the president’s healthcare law.
The administration is expected to announce the 2015 rates for the popular alternative to government health insurance on Feb. 21, and insurers bracing for cuts have mounted an intense lobbying campaign...
GOP lawmakers are launching an investigation into the second, partial delay of ObamaCare's employer mandate.
Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee pushed the Treasury Department for documents, including analyses of the delay's possible impact and any communications with the White House on the matter.
ADVERTISEMENTCommittee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said in a statement that...
Twenty percent of consumers who selected a plan under ObamaCare failed to make a premium payment and therefore did not obtain the coverage they signed up for, according to insurance companies and industry experts surveyed by The New York Times.
ADVERTISEMENTOn Wednesday, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department announced that 3.3 million people have enrolled in ObamaCare through...
The White House on Friday said it doesn’t know how many enrollees of the 3.3 million reported enrollees in ObamaCare had paid their premiums.
"The contract between an individual and an insurance company is a private contract," White House press secretary Jay Carney said. "That is something that is determined by the insurance company and the enrollee. Right now, insurance companies, for that