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
  • Improving Quality Scores and Care Transitions - Pharmacy Practice News
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Established with the Affordable Care Act in ... made per patient was 1.62. Ten patients (75%) were
    09/2/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • Walmart Workers Rant About the "Nonsense" New Dress Code - Gawker
    They don't care as song as they are collecting ... the posts and we do need an affordable cost to ... For ten years I gave my all but my efforts ...
    09/2/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • The Next Housing Crisis: Aging Americans' Homes - Forbes.com
    ... care, the study says — spending 59 percent less each month on it than those with affordable ... Folks tell me that ten years ago, there’s ...
    09/2/2014 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • Make life-saving medicines accessible - Nevada Sagebrush
    ... an advanced cancer, while others drive ten minutes to a local hospital to obtain care for the ... accessibility to effective and affordable ...
    09/2/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Vitals Ranks America's Top Cities for Access to Pediatric Care - TMC Net
    Vitals Ranks America’s Top Cities for Access to Pediatric Care - BusinessWeek
    09/2/2014 - 10:22 am | View Link
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  • eHealth Publishes Top Ten Health Insurance Tips for College Students During the 2014-2015 Academic Year
    "It's back-to-school season and college students and parents are re-examining their health insurance options and the cost of coverage," said Gary Matalucci, eHealth Vice President of Customer Care. "With the 2014 provisions of the Affordable Care Act in ...
    09/15/2014 - 3:13 am | View Link
  • Kaiser Poll: Four In Ten Americans Less Likely To Vote For Pro-Obamacare Candidate
    On Monday, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell called for a ceasefire in the fight over Obamacare. "The Affordable Care Act is clearly working," she said. You might have seen some semi-positive news that Obamacare’s premiums for employer ...
    09/9/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Ten Miles Square
    The Affordable Care Act was a sweeping piece of legislation with multiple, well-known goals, most notably to dramatically expand insurance coverage. Many of us who worked on the Act’s provisions regarding mental illness and substance use disorder believe ...
    09/8/2014 - 9:53 am | View Link
  • Costs of Government Administration of Health Care to Almost Double in Ten Years
    Health spending will resume its upward march: The combined effects of the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansions, faster economic growth, and population aging are expected to fuel health spending growth this year and thereafter (5.6 percent in 2014 ...
    09/5/2014 - 3:15 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 ...
    04/8/2014 - 11:05 am | View Link
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  • Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions
    Affordable Care Act Topics. Individuals and Families; Employers; Other Organizations; List of Tax Provisions; Legal Guidance and Other Resources; Questions ...
    09/16/2014 - 5:24 am | View Website
  • HRSA
    HRSA health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income. Health centers provide
    09/16/2014 - 4:41 am | View Website
  • Subsidy Amounts By Income Limits For The Affordable Care ...
    The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a potentially great way to help lower income individuals afford health care. I’m a supporter of ACA despite the trappings of ...
    09/16/2014 - 12:23 am | View Website
  • 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 puts in place comprehensive health insurance ...
    09/15/2014 - 6:54 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 "Obamacare", is a United States federal statute signed into ...
    09/15/2014 - 5:21 pm | View Website
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