Affordable Care Act


Forms to register for helathcare insurance are displayed during a healthcare enrollment fair at Ambrose Community Center on March 28, 2014 in Bay Point, California. United, the largest healthcare insurer in the country is considering pulling out of the AC

Insurance giant shakes ACA tree

Nov 19, 2015
UnitedHealth Group is projected to lose $425 million this year.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, UnitedHealth

New protections for transgender patients are coming

Nov 2, 2015
Friday is the deadline for the Obama Administration to finalize new rules.
Posted In: transgender, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

Putting a price on healthcare

Oct 5, 2015
One hospital is finding out the cost of its services, from surgery to stitches.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, hospital, health care costs

Why health insurance execs are a stressed-out bunch

Sep 10, 2015
Another challenge to the Affordable Care Act means another round of uncertainty.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care insurance, patient
The Covered California website is displayed during a healthcare enrollment fair in San Francisco, California.

California leads in lowering health insurance premiums

Jul 28, 2015
The state has kept prices low by negotiating with insurers and limiting options.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, covered california, health insurance

New Obamacare fight takes aim at 'Cadillac' tax

Jul 15, 2015
Consumers with pricey health plans will have to pay a new tax starting in 2018.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court
With the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act ruling Thursday, states who have set up their own insurance exchanges must now figure out what to do with their plans.

What will happen to state-run insurance exchanges?

Jun 26, 2015
Letting take over may make sense.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, healthcare, scotus, Supreme Court
Demonstrators organized by Center for American Progress wait for the Supreme Court ruling Thursday morning. Their signs show numbers of people from different states that would have lost subsidies if the Court were to have ruled against Obamacare.

With Obamacare upheld, health care firms exhale

Jun 25, 2015
Hospital stocks jumped eight to 15 percent as the ruling came down.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act, President Obama
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States see potential opportunity in court ruling

Jun 25, 2015
A Supreme Court ruling is expected soon in King v. Burwell.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, ACA, Supreme Court

Bridging a political divide, hoping to make a profit

Jun 24, 2015
The health care world waits for a decision from the Supreme Court.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act