Tag archive for ‘Obamacare exchange’
By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Supreme Court rules to allow Obamacare’s federal subsidies

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Obama’s health care law allows the federal government to provide nationwide tax subsidies to help lower income people buy health insurance, validating supporter’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Rhode Island ends Obamacare’s abortion mandate after HIV man’s lawsuit

The state of Rhode Island has revised its health insurance exchange by adding plans that don’t mandate a surcharge for other people’s elective abortions. The change is the result of an Alliance Defending Freedom More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

John Roberts key in Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare subsidies

Supreme Court justices split along “ideological lines” Wednesday in a showdown in the latest legal battle over the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, leaving John Roberts with the key vote. After 1 More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

New Obamacare ‘snafu’ results in 800K ‘messed up’ tax returns

HHS Officials are trying to fix a problem which reportedly effected 800,000 Americans who have health insurance through Obamacare. CBS says the figure is over 1 million in their report which calls it a “snafu.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Obamacare architect apologizes for saying American voters stupid

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist and key architect of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), is now apologizing for saying  “the stupidity of the American voters” helped Obamacare pass. Grbuer’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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White House touts Obamacare enrollment, but less than 1 million have paid premiums

President Obama announced an “enrollment” total of 7,041,000 on Tuesday during a press conference, heralding it as proof that the Affordable Care Act is successful and here to stay while critics are pointing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Still no Obamacare signups in Oregon, the exchange website ‘has never worked’

Oregon may have a state full of Obamacare supporters, but not one individual has been able to sign up through the exchange because the website reportedly “has never” worked. photo LaDawna Howard via Flickr Reuters More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 17th, 2013

House passes bill to allow Americans to keep their insurance, 39 Democrats vote with GOP

39 Democrats joined House Republicans in passing a new bill which would allow insurance carriers an option of extending coverage for patients through 2014 due to the new restrictions outlined in Obamacare. The famous More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Dylan Ratigan ‘Thanx Mr President’ after tweeting Obamacare price hikes

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan fell victim to Obamacare and tweeted his displeasure this week. Ratigan’s health insurance plan had been canceled due to the Affordable Care Act and he doesn’t seem pleased More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Florida Blue head says insurance is ‘not cutting people’ but are ‘transitioning people’

Patrick Geraghty, Florida Blue CEO, appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press to defend the rollout of Obamacare and explain that insurance companies are not cutting coverage for people but rather, “transitioning” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 18th, 2013

Latest Obamacare blunder: Software copyright violations

Healthcare.gov, the federal government’s Obamacare website, has been under heavy criticism from supporters and critics during the initial roleout. President Barack Obama meets with senior advisors in the More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Obamacare: Jim Himes confirms 167 newly insured in Connecticut as 28K visit site

Obamacare started with some computer glitches, website down and pointed to an overload of demand. Connecticut is one the states which reported some of the patient data. The New York exchange claims over 10 million More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Federal employees and lawmakers get a waiver from Obamacare

Congress has won some partial relief for lawmakers and their staffs from the “Obamacare” health reforms that it passed and subjected itself to three years ago. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, U.S. lawmakers More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Obamacare exchanges may open with security flaws, vulnerable to hackers and identity theft

The federal government is confessing that they are months behind in testing data security for the major component of Obamacare: allowing Americans to buy health insurance on state exchanges due to open by October More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Obamacare navigators to handle social security numbers, information, but no background check required

Obamacare navigators to handle social security numbers, information, but no background check required Will Obamacare open up more citizens to a new wave of identity theft or fraud? Identity thieves may come in the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Employer mandate in Obamacare delayed until 2015

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is delaying the major employer provision in the health care overhaul, putting off until 2015 a requirement that many employers offer health insurance.  The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013

HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius confirms Obamacare partnership with NFL, ‘good for them and good for the country’

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday she is in talks with the NFL to help promote new insurance options under Obamacare. Sebelius said the football league has been “very actively and enthusiastically More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

IRS presents cheapest Obamacare plan at $20K, so get insurance or pay the fine

The cheapest Obamacare health insurance plan will cost a family $20,000 per year as Americans will be forced to purchase the plan or face the IRS penalty. Photo by Infrogmation CNS News reports that “In a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Unions working to escape the costly penalties of Obamacare

The ill effects of Obamacare, both intentional and those unintentional are being felt, even by the very supporters of the health care reform law – the labor unions. According to a recent report from the Wall More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 4th, 2013

Eight more states get their state health insurance exchanges approved for Obamacare

The federal government conditionally approved eight additional states to run health exchanges Thursday, bringing the total to 20 states that will have the programs that were authorized by the 2010 federal health More...



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