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
  • Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines Strategy - Yahoo! Finance
    Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines Strategy - KHQ Right Now
    08/25/2016 - 2:10 pm | View Link
  • Miraculous face transplant restores faceless firefighter's faith in ... - Catholic Online
    ... moral failure of the Affordable Care Act becomes apparent. The ACA is neither affordable or ... Health Research Institute (PHRI), ten risk ...
    08/25/2016 - 12:23 pm | View Link
  • California Elderly Population is Peaking and California is Not ... - Minyanville
    ... today at the California Health care  Symposium ... 2. Three out of ten of seniors in California do ... 25 times the number of affordable, ...
    08/25/2016 - 9:45 am | View Link
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Shows Where Mothers Reside ... - Yahoo! News
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Shows Where Mothers Reside ... - WorldNetDaily
    08/25/2016 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • Why You Shouldn't Vote for Libertarian... 5.7 - Rolling Stone
    Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to speak in Detroit - Michigan Live
    08/25/2016 - 9:21 am | View Link
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  • Arkansas panel to review Ten Commandments, Satan monuments
    Many experts predicted the Affordable Care Act would provide health insurance for the first time to millions of Americans while others prognosticated it would be an unmitigated disaster. As it turns out it is a little of both.
    08/24/2016 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Aetna Pulls Out Of Affordable Care Act Exchanges in Florida, Ten Other States
    Next year, Aetna will stop offering health insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s public exchanges in Florida and ten other states. The move leaves Floridians with fewer choices and increasing rates. So far, eleven companies have requested to sell ...
    08/17/2016 - 7:25 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 ...
    03/26/2015 - 10:27 pm | 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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  • Affordable Care Act | Medicaid.gov
    The Affordable Care Act expands affordable Medicaid coverage for millions of low-income Americans and makes numerous improvements to Medicaid and the Children’s ...
    08/22/2016 - 11:36 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 Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by ...
    08/22/2016 - 4:34 am | View Website
  • Read the Law | HHS.gov
    The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. On June 28, 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a final ...
    08/19/2016 - 4:52 am | View Website
  • ACA in 2016: 10 changes to the Affordable Care Act ...
    ACA in 2016: 10 changes to the Affordable Care Act What to know about the employer mandate, plus more changes, repeals, and moratoriums.
    06/30/2016 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • How the Affordable Care Act Is Reducing Competition
    How the Affordable Care Act Is Reducing Competition Five big insurers seem set to become three, as Aetna buys Humana and Anthem eyes Cigna. Thanks, ObamaCare.
    07/5/2015 - 6:50 pm | View Website
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