Category Archives: Health Care Reform

Retiring Early + Facing a Coverage Gap? Health Insurance for Age 62 to 65

Retirement knows no official age – at least not generally speaking. In terms of benefits, however, there are some parameters: 62 is the age at which you can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits (the amount is reduced until you … Continue reading

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Administration Challenges ACA’s Preexisting Conditions Protection In Court

Administration Challenges ACA’s Preexisting Conditions Protection In Court Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News The Trump administration is refusing to defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, essentially arguing that federal courts should find … Continue reading

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Past-Due Premiums, Missing Tax Forms May Hamstring Marketplace Customers

  The 2018 annual open-enrollment period for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces starts Wednesday. But if you don’t take care of lingering issues from your past coverage, they may come back to haunt you when you try to sign … Continue reading

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The truth behind health savings accounts.

Myth 1:  You don’t need it. Truth: Yes, you do. There are some pretty tough (but true) numbers coming your way: 81 and 76. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are average life expectancies for women … Continue reading

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Trump signs executive order to relax health insurance rules

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday morning aiming to give consumers access to cheaper, skimpier health plans. But health policy experts say the plan could drive up premiums and make coverage less available for some. Source: Trump signs … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Senate Effort to Fix ACA Collapses | Medpage Today

No details given in short statement from HELP Committee chair Source: Bipartisan Senate Effort to Fix ACA Collapses | Medpage Today

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Podcast: What the Health? What A Week!

  Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com, and Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News deconstruct the drama leading to the middle-of-the-night collapse of Senate Republicans’ last-ditch effort to overhaul the Affordable … Continue reading

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Your Affordable Care Act Roadmap

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created many ongoing employer requirements with differing compliance deadlines throughout the year. These responsibilities vary depending on a few things, including your business’ size and funding type. Use this tool to get a visual snapshot … Continue reading

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To Fix Healthcare, We Need To Repeal A Lot More Than Obamacare

If repealing Obamacare is really the goal, the GOP should instead focus on repealing and undermining the edifice on which Obamacare was built: the highly regulated, subsidized, and manipulated healthcare markets that dominate today. Source: To Fix Healthcare, We Need … Continue reading

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The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017—what’s in the Senate’s new bill to repeal and replace Obamacare?

Source: The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017—what’s in the Senate’s new bill to repeal and replace Obamacare?

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