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No change to Obamacare premiums in 2020 in Florida
The state insurance regulators released their annual list of approved health insurance plans for 2020 on Friday afternoon and they projected no change -- as in…
Aug 23, 2019 20:39 UTC Health-Care Read More

Health insurers propose lower prices for Obamacare exchange plans as their popularity wanes
Many Illinois residents who buy health insurance on the Obamacare exchange will likely see rates fall slightly or hold steady next year – even as fewer…
Aug 23, 2019 19:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Column: Trump proposal would ruin employer health insurance
Trump's position on the notorious Texas-led attack on Obamacare would be disastrous for employer-sponsored health plans.
Aug 23, 2019 17:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Oscar Health is pushing into six new states and 12 markets to sell insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act
Oscar likely hopes that expanding into new markets will reignite membership growth — and its concierge *service* could help set it apart.
Aug 23, 2019 14:36 UTC Health-Care Read More

Let's build on the foundation established by ACA
My father, who died of cancer at the age of 57, was a builder. Anyone who knows how to build a home knows a foundation is needed. The current national.
Aug 23, 2019 13:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans
Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will…
Aug 23, 2019 03:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

Most ACA rates for 2020 going down in Houston, but trouble seems never far away
After years of eye-popping insurance rate increases, the prices for most health plans to be offered in Houston through the Affordable Care Act are coming down…
Aug 21, 2019 00:53 UTC Health-Care Read More

Bhatti: Doctors must speak out to expose biggest threats to our healthcare system
I recently stood with Protect Our Care during a tour through Michigan to shine a spotlight on the Trump Administration's sabotage of American healthcare.
Aug 20, 2019 19:47 UTC Health-Care Read More

GUEST VIEW: Mississippi cares Is not Obamacare; it's PenceCare
Vice President Pence, when he was governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association,…
Aug 20, 2019 16:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

ACA premiums for 2020 in Houston finally going down but trouble still lurks
After years of eye-popping rate increases for individual coverage through the Affordable Care Act, premium prices in Houston for most plans will go down next…
Aug 20, 2019 16:06 UTC Health-Care Read More

Fluoride And IQ? What Is The Link, What This Study Says
A study just published in JAMA Pediatrics found an association between mothers drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy and the child’s subsequent IQ scores. (Photo: Getty Images) Many communities have long put fluoride in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. But if you Google “fluoride makes you dumb,” you’ll get plenty of sites advancing conspiracy theories about how the government is putting fluoride in the water to keep people dumb and docile. Actually, Googling anything such as books or broccoli and “makes you dumb” can return conspiracy theories. But do claims that fluoride may a...
Aug 20, 2019 15:17 UTC Health-Care Read More

CMS to display the star ratings for Affordable Care Act exchange plans
For the first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is requiring the display of five-star ratings for health plans offered on the Affordable Care Act…
Aug 16, 2019 17:11 UTC Health-Care Read More

Column: California shows all states how to protect patients from Trump's attacks on Obamacare
California has taken the lead in building a wall against Trump's attacks on the Affordable Care Act.
Aug 16, 2019 11:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obamacare continues to help Floridians who need it most — but there is cause for concern
Low income Florida individuals and families are enrolling in Obamacare in greater numbers. But those without government subsidies are fleeing the market.
Aug 16, 2019 09:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

How will California pay for an individual mandate?
California's new law providing state-paid subsidies for the purchase of health insurance seems to be good news for insurance companies, but it may be bad…
Aug 15, 2019 18:20 UTC Health-Care Read More

False Claims in Tate Reeves' 'Obamacare' Mailers on Waller Plan
A mailer from Tate Reeves' campaign made several misleading claims about Republican runoff opponent Bill Waller's Medicaid expansion plan.
Aug 15, 2019 17:46 UTC Health-Care Read More

More insurers returning to ACA marketplaces
Felicia Morrison is eager to find a health plan for next year that costs less than the one she has and covers more of the medical services she needs for her…
Aug 15, 2019 13:04 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hanging With The Hendersons releases exclusive clip of Season 2 finale
Animal Planet's Hanging With The Hendersons airs its season two finale on Saturday, and Hidden Remote has an exclusive clip to share. Two years ago, the video of veterinarian Dr. Ross Henderson singing to a golden retriever prior to the pup's surgery went viral. Then, in January of 2019, Ross, his brother Ryan and their father Tony, also veterinarians, got their own Animal Planet reality TV series, Hanging With The Hendersons. It's only been seven months, but the show's season two is already coming to a close with its finale this Saturday. The Hendersons became animal-lover legends very qui...
Aug 15, 2019 12:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Op-Ed4 years ago ObamaCare Improves Health of Black America By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr
By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist Black Americans continue to face serious disparities in education, employment, and in economic development.
Aug 15, 2019 03:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obamacare's Individual Mandate Faces Challenge in Court
Allison Hoffman, professor at University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Katherine Baicker, dean at University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy,…
Aug 14, 2019 19:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

Nevada signs on to protest of Affordable Care Act rule
Attorney General Aaron Ford has joined with 22 other Attorneys General to protest a Trump administration plan they say would undermine anti-discrimination…
Aug 14, 2019 18:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

IRS Decreases ACA Affordability Percentage for 2020 What does this mean for the Employer Shared Responsibility Rules?
In the recently issued Revenue Procedure 2019-29, the Internal Revenue *Service* (IRS) reduced the applicable contribution percentage for the 2020 plan…
Aug 14, 2019 16:18 UTC Health-Care Read More

Centene Expanding ACA Exchange Plans in 10 States
The company, led by Michael Neidorff, has expressed confidence in its business strategy despite uncertainty over the ACA's future.
Aug 14, 2019 14:27 UTC Health-Care Read More


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