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
  • Ten Rebuttals to the Left’s Meltdown Over Trump-Pence
    The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable after all. The market place always does better at running things than does the government. Let the insurance companies compete across state lines, while retaining care for those with pre-existing conditions.
    12/8/2016 - 3:21 pm | View Link
  • Rewarding Provider Performance: Ten Years In
    CMS has also adopted a number of value-based programs, many of which were part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) legislation. Four were part of an initial set: the hospital value-based purchasing program, hospital readmission reduction program, the ...
    12/6/2016 - 2:33 am | View Link
  • President Obama’s Top Ten Actions to Accelerate American Entrepreneurship
    Many of President Obama’s signature achievements have significantly increased opportunities for entrepreneurs to take smart risks and build the next generation of great American companies: the Affordable Care Act is making it easier for entrepreneurs to ...
    11/30/2016 - 8:25 am | View Link
  • Penn St-Wisconsin winner in Big Ten game no lock for playoff
    Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature ...
    11/27/2016 - 6:56 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 ...
    03/27/2015 - 2:36 am | View Link
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  • Health Reform | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
    President-elect Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders have talked about repealing or amending the Affordable Care Act. Ideas that have been discussed ...
    12/4/2016 - 4:37 am | View Website
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    Get the facts on ObamaCare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act). Understand how the Affordable Care Act affects health insurance and healthcare.
    12/4/2016 - 4:01 am | View Website
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    12/3/2016 - 9:49 pm | View Website
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