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
  • Amazon Fire TV Review: A Fast Ride That’ll Cost You - Gawker
    Amazon Fire TV teardown reveals an easily accessible media hub - Engadget
    04/4/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • Obamacare will cost major employers nearly $5,000 per employee - Examiner.com
    900 more per employee for their health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act , according to ... large U.S. employers over the next ten years is
    04/4/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • 10 Ways to Still Beat the Obamacare Insurance Deadline - CPA Technology Advisor
    ... on new developments relating to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (aka ... HHS guidelines provide for these ten exemptions ...
    04/4/2014 - 6:20 am | View Link
  • Fact Checker: Enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act - Bayou Buzz
    10 million Americans have health insurance today who would not have had it without the Affordable Care Act. Ten million." Actually, the best...
    04/4/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • New Found Life of Delray Beach Sheds Light on the Affordable Care... - PRWeb
    Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its policies regarding substance abuse treatment. The ACA includes substance abuse disorders as one of the ten...
    03/31/2014 - 3:46 pm | View Link
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  • Coverage You Can Count On
    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians who don't have a health care provider yet will have to chance to learn more about their health insurance options this weekend.
    03/7/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • Texans should look to compact to correct ACA
    This commentary originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman on March 2, 2014.
    03/6/2014 - 8:30 pm | View Link
  • President Barack Obama Calls on Latinos to Enroll at Affordable Care Act Town Hall Hosted by Spanish-language Media ...
    WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented event, media giants Univision, Telemundo, and impreMedia joined together to host a town hall with President Barack Obama. This media event "Tu Salud y La Nueva Ley: Conversación con el Presidente ("Your Health and the New Law: A Conversation with the President") addressed issues and concerns that have served as barriers to ...
    03/6/2014 - 3:41 pm | View Link
  • Health reform gives people with history of jail time access to continuous health care
    Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might-if left untreated-result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism.
    03/4/2014 - 7:18 am | View Link
  • Affordable Care Act Brings Crucial Health Coverage to Jail Population
    Under the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 4 million people who have spent time in jail will have better access to health coverage for conditions that might--if left untreated--result in higher health care costs and an increased risk of recidivism. That's the conclusion of an analysis by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS).
    03/3/2014 - 4:40 pm | View Link
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  • Top Ten
    With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) expected to create a wide range of new jobs, Health care is one of the key industries for both the economy and employment sector There are very few other professions as demanding and respected as ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • Obamacare Haters Aren’t Mysterious
    The Affordable Care Act is one of the great comeback stories of public policy: after a terrible start, it has dramatically exceeded expectations. But hardly anyone seems to know that…. Over the weekend I had dinner in NYC with some very smart ...
    04/15/2014 - 1:49 pm | View Link
  • Congressional Budget Office Updated Estimates of the Affordable Care Act Find Additional Cost Savings of $104 Billion over Ten Years
    April 14, 2014 - CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have updated their estimates of the budgetary effects of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that relate to health insurance coverage. The new estimates, which are ...
    04/14/2014 - 8:33 am | View Link
  • Ten ways to make the Affordable Care Act better
    The Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period has just ended, and despite a slow start, the first enrollment period was a significant success. More than 7 million people gained private health coverage through the new marketplaces. Additional millions ...
    04/8/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Lincoln Named A Top Ten City For Affordable Health Care
    Navigating the health-care landscape can be a challenge for everyone. Across the country, health care expenses can put big dents in family budgets. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Lincoln a Top 10 City for Affordable Health Care, 2014.
    02/17/2014 - 11:09 pm | View Link
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  • Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente offers comprehensive, affordable health coverage plans for individual & family, medicare, employers, and large group. Join us and thrive!
    04/21/2014 - 7:08 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    04/20/2014 - 12:38 pm | 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 ...
    04/20/2014 - 9:54 am | 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 ...
    04/20/2014 - 4:24 am | View Website
  • Regulatory Guidance Under the Affordable Care Act | Aon
    Regulatory Guidance Under the Affordable Care Act. 2014-02-03. The enactment of comprehensive health care reform has resulted in many questions for employers.
    04/19/2014 - 9:12 am | View Website
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