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
  • Arne and Barack Target Schools of Education - Huffington Post
    The Affordable Health Care Act may be torpedoed by the Supreme Court. ... nonpoor students (equity)." While Washington ranked in the top ten of the
    01/28/2015 - 3:06 pm | View Link
  • Obamacare Penalty to Be Owed by as Many as 6 Million Taxpayers - Bloomberg
    6 Million Taxpayers Could Owe IRS Obamacare Penalty - NewsMax.com
    01/28/2015 - 2:10 pm | View Link
  • 529 tax proposal dropped: The first win for the middle class - Washington Post
    ... tax money from Americans over the next ten years. ... large chunk of middle-class kids get educated) or making health care actually more ...
    01/28/2015 - 12:51 pm | View Link
  • Obama and Historic Snow Jobs - Redstate
    ... of the nonpartisan organization’s new ten-year ... Americans being uninsured in 2025, compared to the year before the Affordable Care Act ...
    01/28/2015 - 11:04 am | View Link
  • FutureWorld (FWDG) Subsidiary CB Scientific Signs Wholesale ... - Yahoo! Finance
    FutureWorld (FWDG) Subsidiary CB Scientific Signs Wholesale ... - Vision Monday
    01/28/2015 - 8:11 am | View Link
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  • Obamacare Fine to Be Owed by as Many as 6 Million Taxpayers
    The penalty, part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is designed to encourage people to sign up for health insurance using the expanded options and financial assistance available under the law, known as Obamacare. Tax filing for 2014 opened Jan. 20, and the Internal Revenue Service’s Form 1040 -- for federal income tax -- includes a new Line 61 asking if the taxpayer has health ...
    01/28/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace report examines 1332 waivers, potential tool for future reform
    A report prepared for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace (AHIM) examines potential options for the state under 1332 waivers, a feature of the federal Affordable Care Act which becomes available in 2017 and would allow states to waive certain rules or requirements of the federal health care law. A draft of the paper, which was produced in response to a request from AHIM Legislative ...
    01/26/2015 - 4:02 pm | View Link
  • Government Didn't Consult on Child Care Strategy: Parent
    A single parent from St. John's says government failed to consult educators, operators, and parents before implementing its ten year child care strategy.
    01/26/2015 - 10:38 am | View Link
  • U.S. official visits Jacksonville to talk Affordable Care Act
    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was in Jacksonville Friday to visit the site where hundreds of people are expected to sign up for the Affordable Care Act during open enrollment.
    01/23/2015 - 6:33 pm | View Link
  • Obama Renews Health Care Fight with Republicans
    In his sixth State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama touted the achievements of his signature health care law – including expanded health coverage for 10 million Americans and the slowdown of health care spending growth to the lowest rate in over 50 years. “In the past year alone, about ten million uninsured Americans finally gained the security of health coverage,” the ...
    01/21/2015 - 8:52 am | View Link
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  • Comment: Ten reasons why fuel subsidies must be retained
    Subsidies make utilities affordable Two of the most essential utilities - water ... we elect governments to take care of our needs and welfare. This is why providing safety nets for the marginalized have become the business of responsible governments.
    01/21/2015 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • Six in ten support ACA employer mandate, says new Kaiser poll
    Washington — The latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll shows 60 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act’s “employer mandate,” while 38 percent view the provision negatively. The mandate requires large ...
    12/16/2014 - 6:41 pm | 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
  • What is the Affordable Care Act? 10 things you should know
    Over 60 percent of Americans have admitted they are not sure what is in the new Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, according to Theda Skocpol, professor at Harvard University and author of "Health Care Reform and American Politics." The ...
    10/1/2013 - 7:34 am | View Link
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  • Affordable Care Act
    Affordable Care Act. For information on the protections related to your employment-based health plan or if you are looking for coverage, please visit our consumer page.
    01/28/2015 - 11:46 am | 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 ...
    01/28/2015 - 1:31 am | View Website
  • Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions for Individuals and ...
    Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions for Individuals and Families. Tax Time and the Health Care Law: The individual shared responsibility provision requires ...
    01/28/2015 - 12:05 am | View Website
  • >>> Get AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE – Cheap Health Care ...
    Need to get health insurance but are on a budget? Right now is the time to start looking. You deserve the best and can find it right here. Affordable health insurance ...
    01/27/2015 - 11:19 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 ...
    01/27/2015 - 8:48 am | View Website
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