Ten Things You Didn't Know Were In The Affordable Care Act

So you think the Supreme Court upheld a law that requires most people to buy health insurance? That's only part of it.

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  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • US medicine spending shows rare dip
    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
  • Study Finds Expanded Medicaid Increases Health Care Use
    Come January, millions of low-income adults will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid in one of the farthest-reaching provisions of the Obama health care law. More
  • Where the Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being FeltWhere the Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being Felt
    "It's in areas like health care, education and job training," Packer said. "Programs are closing or are being cut, layoffs are happening. It's not just waiting in line a bit longer at the airport." More
  • Governments may push workers to health exchange
    In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law but could cost the federal government millions of dollars, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C. More
  • Obamacare Rates Spike Over 30 Percent In Ten States
    The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is causing vast price increases as health insurance companies continue to raise prices in at least eight states. In Michigan, state officials recently approved average price increases of 16.7 percent ...
    10/19/2016 - 4:03 am | View Link
  • From The Economy To Race, See Where The Candidates Stand On The Big Issues
    The Affordable Care Act and abortion have remained top of mind and paid family leave has recently received some attention, but other issues, like the opioid addiction crisis, have come up less often. Gun policy has been a big issue this year, amplified ...
    10/17/2016 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Five years old, going on ten: The future of the Affordable Care Act
    Anniversaries are times for taking stock. And so it is with the Affordable Care Act—aka the ACA or Obamacare. On this, the fifth anniversary of the law’s passage, the law remains in existential jeopardy. The Supreme Court is considering whether the law ...
    03/27/2015 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • Health Care Reform:
    To help wade through the piles of paperwork, here's a list of ten questions you should ask before picking a health care plan: 1: What Type of Plan Is It? Find out if it is an indemnity health plan or a managed care system. With indemnity health plans ...
    12/3/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Nine in Ten Uninsured Unaware that the Affordable Care Act’s Second Open Enrollment Period Starts in November
    Most of Those Without Health Coverage Report Knowing Little or Nothing About the Insurance Marketplaces or About the Financial Assistance Available to Low- and Moderate-Income Families Broader Public Opinion on the Law Still Tilts Unfavorably, Though Gap ...
    10/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    10/16/2016 - 7:49 pm | View Website
  • HealthCare.gov
    Official site of Affordable Care Act. Enroll soon for 2017 coverage. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you.
    10/16/2016 - 3:50 am | View Website
  • Shining a Light on Health Insurance Rate Increases ...
    Affordable Care Act Requires Insurance Companies to Justify High Rate Hikes. Health insurance premiums have risen rapidly, straining pocketbooks for American families ...
    10/15/2016 - 10:04 am | View Website
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    10/14/2016 - 7:45 pm | View Website
  • Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
    Ensuring the Affordable Care Act Serves the American People The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) is charged with helping implement many ...
    10/14/2016 - 12:18 am | View Website
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