Tag Archives: Obamacare

House votes to repeal most of Obamacare

J. Scott Applewhite/AP The 240-to-181 House vote won’t succeed in undoing the 2010 Affordable Care Act. WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday night to repeal most of Obamacare — sending legislation to President Obama’s desk for the first time that would dismantle his biggest domestic policy achievement. The 240-to-181 House vote — following Senate passage of the bill Dec. 3 ...

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Mitt Romney says Mass. healthcare plan influenced Obamacare

Gregory Bull/AP Mitt Romney said in a Boston Globe obituary that longtime friend and Staples founder Tom Stemberg pushed for the healthcare system implemented in Massachusetts during his time as governor, and that system led to Obamacare. WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney is finally taking credit — or admitting blame — for Obamacare. After years of denying that Obamacare was closely ...

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Obamacare ‘Unaffordable’ For 105 Million, Health Study Finds

Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) isn’t quite as affordable as initially reported, according to a new study from the non-partisan American Health Policy Institute (AHPI). The organization arrived at its findings by first going to the ACA itself and examining how the law defines “affordable.” From the study. “Coverage is deemed to be not ‘affordable’ according to the ACA ...

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As Sign-Up Deadline Nears, a New Risk for Obamacare

Filed under: Health Care, Internet, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, This Built America An enrollment counselor in Sacramento, Calif., goes over some of the health insurance plans available to Laura San Nicolas and her daughter, Geena. By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON — Thousands of people signing up for health insurance this weekend may not realize it, but their coverage under President Barack ...

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Jonathan Gruber: Former ObamaCare Adviser Wants Government To ‘Tax Fat People By Body Weight’

As February 14 approaches, more and more people will scramble to sign up for the right healthcare program in accordance to ObamaCare. The Inquisitr has kept up with the latest news pertaining to the Affordable Healthcare Act in general, not just for this year’s enrollment. Reportedly, it would be best for people to seek assistance in filing taxes this year ...

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Can’t Afford Obamacare? Consider a Health Care Sharing Ministry Instead

Health care sharing ministries offer another insurance option for people who find plans on the marketplace too costly. As many as 2.6 million families lost their chosen health insurance plan in 2013, since their plans did not meet standards required by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. And according to ...

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Obamacare Will Likely Always Be Unpopular

Maybe one of the few. The percentage of uninsured Americans is the lowest on record, after taking a deep dip from the April deadline for enrollment in health plans mandated under the Affordable Care Act.  After Obamacare, two-thirds of women have free birth control. But data points showing the law is accomplishing some of its goals aren’t enough to make Americans ...

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Sovaldi $1000 Pill Cures Hepatitis C, But Will Obamacare Pay?

Sovaldi is a new wonder drug that can cure Hepatitis C — but each pill costs $ 1000! That’s a real headache for Medicaid health insurance programs. Maybe the health managers could take aspirin to cure that– it’s a lot cheaper than Sovaldi. But it won’t solve the problem of how they’re going to pay for the treatment. According to ...

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AHIP Postpones Obamacare Premium Deadline

Consumers who signed up for Obamacare in time now have until Jan. 10 to pay their premiums, health insurers announced Wednesday. While procrastinators still have only six days left until the end of enrollment on the federal and state health exchange for coverage beginning Jan. 1, another deadline has been postponed. [READ: Obama Administration Delays Penalties for Obamacare Sign-up] The board ...

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Health Insurance Ads Ignore Obamacare Penalty, Cancelled Plans

Health insurance ads being broadcast now are ignoring the Obamacare penalty and how some people are having their health insurance plans cancelled due to the Affordable Care Act. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the debate over whether the Obamacare penalty is actually a fine or a tax has several court cases still working their way through the system, with ...

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