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
  • 3 Healthcare Stocks To Profit From An Aging America - Yahoo! Finance
    ... growth that is more than twice the ten-year average ... benefit from the increase in insured Americans due to the Affordable Care Act. Shares ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Will #Millenials save the GOP?Kristen Soltis Anderson - Daily Beast
    ... by issue, roughly six out of ten young people ... 57 percent of young people still say they disapprove of the Affordable Care Act is ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:13 pm | View Link
  • Survey shows Taiwan offers best cheap medical care in the world - China Post
    ... offering high quality, affordable healthcare for ... involved with getting enrolled onto local health care systems, nearly seven in ten (69 ...
    10/30/2014 - 12:35 pm | View Link
  • Generic medications boost adherence to breast cancer therapy - Science Daily
    Why breast cancer awareness shouldn’t stop after October - FOXNews.com
    10/30/2014 - 10:49 am | View Link
  • Alumni panel considers next chapter in affordable health care - Individual.com
    ... of health care is too high," Buntin said. "Ten ... duties is to implement the Affordable Care Act and to help control the cost of health care ...
    10/30/2014 - 8:45 am | View Link
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  • Nine in Ten Uninsured Unaware that the Affordable Care Act's Second Open Enrollment Period Starts in November
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 21-- The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation issued the following news release: With the second annual open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act set to begin Nov. 15, the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll (http://kff ...
    10/22/2014 - 12:16 am | View Link
  • Op-Ed: Five things wrong with Sen. Ted Cruz' Ten-Point Plan for Congress
    First, Cruz talks about dismantling Obamacare. This is fine and dandy — many moderates and liberals also do not like the Affordable Care Act. Unfortunately, Cruz wants to keep health care privatized, talking about "expanding health savings accounts."
    10/20/2014 - 1:32 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 2:02 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
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  • 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 ...
    10/31/2014 - 1:10 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 signed into ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • Summary of the Affordable Care Act | The Henry J. Kaiser ...
    Summary of the Affordable Care Act. Apr 25, 2013. On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...
    10/30/2014 - 8:17 pm | 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 put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:45 pm | View Website
  • Read the Law | HHS.gov/healthcare
    Read the Law 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 ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:13 am | View Website
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