Health Care Reform
espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has worn many hats since joining the team. He’s been a villain, a hero, a savior, and a champion. Now you can add health care pitchman to his lengthy resume.
The first heatlhcare deadline is fast approaching. If you want to start the new year with insurance you have to enroll on healthcare.gov. by Monday. The Marketplace got off to a rocky start. But now that more people are signing up, more people are having success.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Broward County is thumbing its proverbial nose at Governor Rick Scott and his decision to ban navigators from county health departments.
Senator Marco Rubio will join with fellow tea party Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to vote against the budget passed by the GOP-led House of Representatives that will fund the government and defund the discretionary spending in the Affordable Care Act.
The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution bill that sets up a government shutdown and possibly worse in the coming weeks thanks to a plan first pushed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio.
In the wake of criticism from Republicans including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Obama administration is beefing up security measures for data submitted to “navigators” by people seeking insurance under the federal health overhaul.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.