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
  • How A Pa. Manufacturer Made Everybody Happy By Dropping Health Insurance
    The Affordable Care Act was sold with a famous promise ... He believes that as many as ten of his employees have decided against buying health insurance, despite the penalty. “We have to figure out how to enforce the mandate,” he says.
    06/30/2016 - 4:23 am | View Link
  • 5 Defensive Stocks to Buy in 2016
    All this shedding should enable management to put renewed focus on ten core areas where it is already ... is in the megatrends reshaping the American health care system, including the Affordable Care Act, Accountable Care Organizations, a shifting ...
    06/30/2016 - 1:52 am | View Link
  • Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: June 2016
    On June 22 nd, House Republicans unveiled a conservative alternative to the Affordable Care Act. 1 Overall, 33 percent of Americans want the law repealed, three in ten (28 percent) want to expand what the law does, one in five (17 percent) want to move ...
    06/29/2016 - 11:08 pm | View Link
  • Would you click on this? Company tricks its own workers in email test
    a switchover pushed by the Affordable Care Act. Hospitals have the "mother lode" of the very information hackers seek: the birth dates, Social Security numbers, and often financial data of all their patients, said Mac McMillan, of the Austin-based firm ...
    06/29/2016 - 10:16 am | View Link
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Receives Baby-Friendly® Designation
    The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding were developed by a ... steep rise in Obamacare premiums for 2017 Many buyers of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act need to brace themselves for sharply higher premiums in 2017, analysts and insurance ...
    06/28/2016 - 8:43 am | View Link
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  • Affordable Care Act
    Affordable Care Act Guide Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act 2015-2016 has begun and will end on January 31, 2016. During the open enrollment, you can sign up ...
    06/27/2016 - 12:21 pm | View Website
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    To paraphrase the words of Glen Frey, the heat is about to be back on. After a year of record-breaking snowfalls and frigid temperatures, winter is finally releasing ...
    06/27/2016 - 12:00 pm | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act Research | ASPE
    Background The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March of 2010. Millions of Americans have already benefitted from many of the law’s provisions including ...
    06/27/2016 - 6:23 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 ...
    06/26/2016 - 2:50 am | View Website
  • Affordable Health Care for America Act
    The Affordable Health Care for America Act (or HR 3962) was a bill that was crafted by the United States House of Representatives in November 2009.
    06/25/2016 - 7:19 pm | View Website
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