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
  • Election 2016: Scott Walker suggests raising age for Social Security - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Republican debate in Cleveland . Ten candidates ... Ted Cruz of Texas said he wanted to repeal "every word" of the Affordable Care Act and that he
    08/3/2015 - 1:45 pm | View Link
  • YOUR STORY: Mooloolaba physio and rebab celebrates milestone - Sunshine Coast Daily
    Performance Physio & Rehab (PPR) in Mooloolaba is celebrating its ten year anniversary. ... She strives to give quality care at an affordable ...
    08/3/2015 - 1:26 pm | View Link
  • Want to Ignore Obamacare? Religify Now. - Daily Beast
    ... in a “health care sharing ministry,” or an HCSM. Affordable Care Act be damned... that legally lying—forbidden by the Ten Commandments...
    08/3/2015 - 1:10 pm | View Link
  • CP&DR News Briefs, August 3, 2015: New Salton Sea Plan; Sucker Fish ... - California Planning & Development Board
    Santa Ana Sucker Fish Two cities and ten water ... threaten patient access to lifesaving care and ... including provisions regarding affordable ...
    08/3/2015 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • 364 bills that have been introduced in Congress, ranked by acronym ... - Washington Post
    350. CARE for Reservists Act of 2015 - Care ... Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) 288. ICD-TEN Act ... D-Wash.) 165. PACE Act - Protecting Affordable ...
    08/3/2015 - 10:39 am | View Link
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  • Hospital Improvements Have Led To Marked Decreased In Inpatient Mortality Over Ten Years
    2015), one of the most important areas for future research is to assess the impact of the insurance coverage expansions made possible by the Affordable Care Act on hospitalization rates and outcomes for these four conditions. Cohen RA, Martinez ME.
    08/16/2015 - 6:56 am | 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 - 6:27 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
  • Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better
    The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional millions ...
    04/7/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • The top 10 best Obamacare jokes (ICYMI)
    chances are the Affordable Care Act gave you at least one good laugh in 2013. From Internet memes and late-night TV to well-written satire, from Sen. Ted Cruz to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to what’s covered, here are 10 of the best Obamacare jokes ...
    12/23/2013 - 5:24 am | View Link
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  • Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions
    Affordable Care Act Topics. Individuals and Families; Employers; Tax Professionals; What's Trending; News; Health Care Tax Tips; Questions and Answers ...
    08/28/2015 - 1:28 pm | View Website
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    FAQs about Affordable Care Act Implementation (Part XIX) Printer Friendly Version. May 2, 2014. Set out below are additional Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs ...
    08/27/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Website
  • Obamacare
    View complete coverage on Obamacare, including news and videos about the Affordable Care Act
    08/27/2015 - 2:38 am | View Website
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or colloquially Obamacare, is a United States federal statute ...
    08/27/2015 - 1:41 am | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act Expands Mental Health and ...
    The Affordable Care Act builds on the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 to extend federal parity protections to 62 million Americans.
    08/26/2015 - 9:06 am | View Website
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