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
  • Flexing Their Muscle: 50 Companies Hiring Flex-Time Employees
    Recent efforts to dismantle the 2010 Affordable Care Act has caused worry among many who secure their own health insurance policies, says Reynolds. “It’s really important for people to stay up on the news about that and try to figure out how that would ...
    10/17/2017 - 8:05 pm | View Link
  • Africa: Ten Actions for a More Equal World
    For instance, affordable childcare improves women's workforce participation ... Reducing women's unpaid caregiving responsibilities - by having men share these roles or by providing care services - would also make a significant difference.
    10/16/2017 - 10:17 pm | View Link
  • From Mt. Shasta to the High Desert, Over Ten Thousand Californians Mobilized Over the Weekend for Single Payer Bill SB 562
    The need for legislators to move SB 562 forward has gained even more urgency, say organizers, given the uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act in light of last Thursday's executive order designed to unravel the Affordable Care Act and ongoing GOP ...
    10/16/2017 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Minnesota students look to transform water quality in Bangalore: BTN LiveBIG
    a company that seeks to bring affordable and easy-to-use filtration technology to the city’s low-income residents. “People living in the slums are really busy and they care about convenience. Some work two or three jobs,” said Brase, speaking with ...
    10/16/2017 - 3:54 am | View Link
  • Freezing a human head in hope of bringing them back to life again will cost the same as a funeral within ten years
    “But soon we could see this practice becoming commonplace because advances in technology have made it much more affordable. “Many people share the thought that they don’t really care what happens to them after they die, so their attitude is ‘why ...
    10/8/2017 - 6:11 am | View Link
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  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by ...
    10/15/2017 - 10:18 pm | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act Summary
    Our 'Affordable Care Act' Summary breaks down ObamaCare section by section. The 'Affordable Care Act' summary will give the most factual representation of the law.
    10/15/2017 - 8:30 pm | View Website
  • Obamacare Facts
    Obamacare Facts This article was last updated on October 28, 2016. Under the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed “Obamacare,” Americans have greater access to ...
    10/15/2017 - 7:11 pm | View Website
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Detailed ...
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Detailed Summary The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will ensure that all Americans have access to quality,
    10/15/2017 - 1:49 pm | 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 October 29th of 2009.
    10/15/2017 - 1:28 pm | View Website
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