The Affordable Health Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare is again being challenged in King v. Burwell which is currently before the United States Supreme Court. A decision in King v. Burwell is expected in June 2015. Americans in 37 states who purchase health care insurance on healthcare.gov, the federal insurance exchange, are in danger of losing the tax credits made possible by the ACA. What Is At Stake in King v. Burwell? What is at stake is the affordability of the Affordable Care Act for … [Read more...] about How King v. Burwell Affects Seniors
Obamacare elicits various reactions amongst Americans. There is no universal agreement, no universal disagreement and no consensus as to why Americans like or dislike Obamacare. I was looking through an old blog which detailed my trials and tribulations of Obamacare beginning in October 2013. October 2013 was the pivotal month that Obamacare was open for enrollment on the government website healthcare.gov. However the reality was that neither the government nor the website was ready for … [Read more...] about Obamacare Let It Snow
Best Of The Obamacare Blog Fall 2013 For Better Or Worse, For Richer Or Poorer, I thee wed to Obamacare To recap: Jan 1. policy cancelled, President said you can keep it, Blue Cross said no you cannot and the continuing myriad of website issues. For the record, I would be more than happy to keep my current policy in comparison to the offerings by Obamacare. Yesterday I went in to healthcare.gov to see if I could sign up - but the mail came. And what does the mail hold? A bill from Blue … [Read more...] about Best Of Obamacare Fall 2013
The federal government has tweaked the rules and changed the policy of obtaining insurance coverage on state health exchanges beginning immediately. This is in response to the sign up problems consumers have experienced attempting to obtain health insurance on the state run health exchanges. Consumers have reported severe technical issues which prevented the ability to sign up for healthcare on their state exchanges since the beginning of enrollment which began October 1, 2013. The state run … [Read more...] about Federal Government Tweaks ACA For State Health Exchanges
I have been a connoisseur of sorts of healthcare.gov since its' launch on October 1st. In the interim, the President has issued an apology due to the lack of functionality, the glitches and down time of the website. In mid November the President stated that those with a cancelled insurance policy could indeed keep their policy. As one of the cancelled January lst group I can state that I cannot keep my policy. Blue Cross will not allow their members to keep the policies as they do not conform … [Read more...] about Healthcare.gov Progress?