Health Insurance Exchanges
Medicaid Expansion Update
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 19:00
25 states and the District of Columbia are among those that have said they will expand Medicaid in 2014 or have governors who are expected to support the expansion. 17 states have said they are highly unlikely to expand their program while 8 are undecided or undeclared.
States do not have a deadline for a decision to opt in or out of Medicaid...
Uninsured Americans Don’t Understand Health Reform
Thursday, 11 April 2013 19:00
A new survey issued by the Kaiser Family Foundation reports that most Americans – including two-thirds of the uninsured – believe they have too little information to know how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect them.
The poll also showed that the public is not aware of decisions being made by states about Medicaid expansion and Health...
How Will the Budget Sequester Affect Health Reform?
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 19:00
$85 billion in across-the-board budget cuts for the final 7 months of 2013 recently went into effect due to the inability of Congress and President Obama to agree on budget cuts that would reduce the budget deficit. In 2011, the House and Senate approved the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA) aimed at reducing the national deficit by $1.2 trillion...
Feds Have a Plan to Sell Americans on Health Reform
Sunday, 07 April 2013 19:00
A new marketing analysis posted online by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reveals six distinct groups targeted for mass marketing campaigns that will pitch the benefits of health reform.
Three of these consumer groups are deemed critical to successfully implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) throughout the nation. The...
Covered California Says Health Care Premiums Will Rise
Thursday, 04 April 2013 19:00
A new study issued by the California Health Benefit Exchange – called Covered California – says that individual insurance premiums will be driven up by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but that subsidies will offset most of that cost increase for low-income people.
The study is the second in recent days to garner media attention on the subject of...
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