Blog Entries - tag: 'Healthcare reform'

Fixing healthcare.gov

Posted on: December 11, 2013 12:00 pm
Tags: December 2013, Healthcare reform

The Nov. 30 deadline for fixing the healthcare.gov website has come and gone, and as Jeff Zients, the management expert the President appointed to steer the repair mission, put it, "The bottom line: healthcare.gov is night and day from where it was on Oct. 1.

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President Obama's Nov. 14 news conference on the Affordable Care Act

Posted on: November 15, 2013 4:00 pm
Tags: November 2013, Healthcare reform

Read the full transcript of President Obama's news conference on the Affordable Care Act from the Washington Post.

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House Approves Obamacare Insurance Fix

Posted on: November 15, 2013 4:00 pm
Tags: November 2013, Healthcare reform
The House on Friday approved a bill to let insurance companies sell health plans that had previously been canceled due to ObamaCare regulations, a day after President Obama moved unilaterally to fix the problem.
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'Really confused': Kaiser/NBC poll finds Americans angsting over health-care law

Posted on: September 30, 2013 3:00 pm
Tags: September 2013, Healthcare reform

Americans remain deeply divided on the Affordable Health Care Act, with half confused about how it works or worried about how much it will cost them, a new poll shows.

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What in the World Happened with out-of-Pocket Limits This Week?

Posted on: August 21, 2013 11:00 am
Tags: August 2013, Healthcare reform

If you thought print newspapers were irrelevant, think again. The New York Times, at least, proved how influential it is this week with a story published on Tuesday about how the Obama Administration will be providing a transition to full implementation of the health reform law’s out-of-pocket limit requirements.

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Health Care Reform FUN FACT

Posted on: August 21, 2013 11:00 am
Tags: August 2013, Healthcare reform

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius continues to go to meetings where she can recruit people to help spread the word. Recently, she went to the national BlogHer conference to convince the female attendees to use their forums to get women to sign up – and mothers to persuade their children.

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CVS Pharmacies To Promote Health Insurance Exchanges

Posted on: August 6, 2013 4:00 pm
Tags: August 2013, Exchanges, Healthcare reform

CVS Caremark, owner of the largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., is about to throw its weight behind Obamacare by helping to enroll people in the nation’s new health care exchanges, which are expected to be open for enrollment October 1.

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Health Care Reform Fun Fact

Posted on: June 7, 2013 11:00 am
Tags: June 2013, Healthcare reform, Exchanges

Q: If an uninsured does not enroll through a health insurance exchange (also known as a health insurance marketplace) during the open enrollment period for coverage effective Jan. 1, 2014, under what circumstances may an individual enroll and receive coverage during 2014?

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Reform Update:Great Recession spawns Great Debate over health spending

Posted on: June 7, 2013 11:00 am
Tags: June 2013, Healthcare reform
Economists and policymakers are puzzling over how big an impact the Great Recession and its aftermath are having on reducing healthcare spending, whether the economic upswing will unleash pent-up demand for care, and whether the current lower spending is actually good for Americans' health.


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Update on Multi-State Plans for the Exchanges

Posted on: May 7, 2013 1:00 pm
Tags: May 2013, Exchanges, Healthcare reform

Check out this great article by AIS Health on the stuggles of operating multi-state plans on the exchanges and which carriers will not be participating in said plans.

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New Updates in Health Care Reform

Posted on: May 6, 2013 3:00 pm
Tags: May 2013, Exchanges, Healthcare reform

Article from ModernHealthcare.com that speaks to topics surrounding the exchanges.

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