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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  • Scott Walker suggests raising age to qualify for Social Security
    Ten candidates will appear in Thursday's debate ... Ted Cruz of Texas said he wanted to repeal "every word" of the Affordable Care Act and that he wanted the 2016 race to be a referendum on the measure known as Obamacare. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky ...
    08/3/2015 - 4:59 pm | View Link
  • Navigators beat agents in fight for young PPACA exchange plan buyers
    See also: PPACA exchange update: Distribution is hard Licensed producers also seem to be doing a better job of getting the attention of older Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA ... used agents or brokers. Ten percent shopped for coverage ...
    08/3/2015 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Former US comptroller general on island
    For ten years he served as Uncle Sam's top gatekeeper for public ... Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act account for two-thirds of the annual federal budget. The good news, Walker says, is that contrary to what many might ...
    08/2/2015 - 6:58 pm | View Link
  • Acquisition in the Health Care World!
    There is concern that the mergers will stifle creativity for plan designs, but frankly the ACA (Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare) has already done quite a bit to reduce “creativity”. That is not always a bad thing. Some of the skinny plan ...
    08/2/2015 - 6:04 pm | View Link
  • Obama blasts healthcare critics on Medicaid’s 50-year anniversary
    Healthcare spending in the U.S. is projected to continue growing by 6 percent over the next ten years, and the President had a few choice words for his critics. In a recent weekly address, President Obama stated that the Affordable Care Act “finished the ...
    08/1/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Key Features of the Affordable Care Act | HHS.gov/healthcare
    Key Features of the Affordable Care Act On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act. The law put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms ...
    08/3/2015 - 10:55 pm | 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 ...
    08/3/2015 - 7:49 pm | View Website
  • Obamacare
    View complete coverage on Obamacare, including news and videos about the Affordable Care Act
    08/3/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions
    Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions. Check out the new Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions Home Page. Información en Español: Disposiciones de La Ley del ...
    08/3/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) News, Photos and Videos ...
    Browse Affordable Care Act ObamaCare latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Affordable Care Act ...
    08/3/2015 - 7:24 am | View Website
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