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 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 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
  • Wisconsin Is a Top 10 State
    And we continue to hold the line on tuition to make college more affordable for students and working families ... We are in the Top 10 for access to health care coverage for our citizens. In fact, the Kaiser Family Foundation said we had no insurance ...
    05/21/2017 - 5:08 am | View Link
  • Letter, 5/18: Fortenberry ignores common good
    Dear Rep. Jeff Fortenberry: I noted with consternation your vote last week to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The American Health Care Act that was intended to replace it was at best a cruel joke and at worst a thinly veiled tax cut for those that need it ...
    05/17/2017 - 6:13 pm | View Link
  • The Ten Commandments of Health Care by Tom Dwyer
    1. Preserve the coverage gains made by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and further decrease the number of Americans without health insurance. 2. Preserve the funding for Medicaid expansion and expand the program in all states. 3. Ensure that reasonable ...
    05/12/2017 - 6:36 am | View Link
  • Rep. Fortenberry takes to Twitter after sign appears in yard; 'Do not frighten my children in their home'
    Protesters paid a visit to Congressman Jeff Fortenberry's Lincoln office. They're upset with him over the U.S. House repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Another group of activists said they left a sign on Fortenberry's front lawn and tweeted about it.
    05/12/2017 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • Fortenberry tells opponents to 'not frighten my children' after profane protest sign is found at his home
    One was scheduled over the noon hour Thursday in opposition to the congressman’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act. The Betsy Riot members typically do not say anything when they show up at a protest but often display pointed and sometimes ...
    05/12/2017 - 3:33 am | View Link
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  • 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.
    05/19/2017 - 6:52 am | View Website
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted ...
    05/18/2017 - 6:39 am | View Website
  • Utah Orthodontic Care | Affordable Salt Lake City Braces
    Welcome to Utah Orthodontic Care! At Utah Orthodontic Care we are committed to providing convenient, affordable, orthodontic treatment for all ages.
    05/15/2017 - 11:29 am | View Website
  • Myths and Facts about the Affordable Care Act
    05/15/2017 - 5:09 am | View Website
  • About the ACA | HHS.gov
    Full Text of the Affordable Care Act and Reconciliation Act; Certified Full-panel-body Version: Affordable Care Act; Certified Full-panel-body Version: Reconciliation Act
    05/13/2017 - 2:56 am | View Website
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