As an inaugural member of Obamacare, albeit somewhat unwillingly, I read with trepidation the announcement by the government that the website healthcare.gov is being tweaked in preparation of open enrollment. Open enrollment begins November lst. Why trepidation? Because those of us who survived the launch of Obamacare 1.0 in Fall of 2013 definitely recall all the debacle of their website and the angst trying to a) gain access to the website b) gain access to accurate information c) obtain … [Read more...] about Healthcare.gov Here We Go Again!
The United States Supreme Court is currently considering the case of King v. Burwell which challenges the Obamacare tax subsidies available to Americans in the state and federal insurance exchanges. Plaintiffs allege the tax subsidies should only be available to Americans in a state exchange due to the language of the Affordable Care Act (ACA.) Defendants allege the intent of the ACA was to ensure coverage to all Americans which is affordable and the intent of the ACA was to offer subsidies to … [Read more...] about Republican Alternative To Obamacare
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
Obamas Response to My Letter Embroiled in the Jan 1. cancelled insurance policy and Obamacare, I wrote my first letter ever to a United States President. The letter was emailed November 15, 2013. What precipitated the letter was the proverbial straw that broke this insurance buyers' back when the President said on November 14th, you can keep your insurance policy come January 1. Because I could not. I did not appreciate the attempt at political damage control. All that press conference did … [Read more...] about Best Of Obamacare Winter 2014