6.5 Million Enroll in ACA, 87% Get Financial Help

December 30, 2014 About 87% people who selected Act through during the first open were eligible for financial assistance to lower their premiums for beginning Jan. 1, 2015, according to the Department and Read More

Poll: 60% of Americans Favor Employer Mandate

December 30, 2014 About six in 10 Americans say they are in favor the Act’s Mandate, according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. However, the public’s opinion on the requirement that Read More

Changes Proposed to Summary of Benefits

December 29, 2014 Federal regulators have issued regulations that propose changes to the Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) that would be effective for plans beginning on or after September 1, 2015. The Read More

HHS Week 5 Snapshot: 6.4 Million Have Enrolled

December 23, 2014 More than 3.9 million consumers selected Affordable Care Act plans on the federal health insurance exchange during the fifth week of open enrollment,the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)announced Read More

Supreme Court to Hear King Case on March 4

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Medicaid and CHIP Up By 9.7 Million

December 18, 2014 Enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s ) rose by 9.7 million during the first nine months of 2014, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Figures released Read More

States Get $665 Million From HHS For Innovations

December 17, 2014 Grants totaling over $665 million will go to 28 states, 3 territories and the District Columbia to design and test innovative and delivery models aimed at improving quality and lowering Read More

Financial Impact of King Win Seen As “Profoundly Negative”

December 17, 2014 The King v. Burwell case now before the Supreme Court has attracted heated rhetoric from both opponents and supporters the Act. But what would be the actual dollar impact if Read More

HHS Week 4 Snapshot: Total Nears 2.5 million

December 16, 2014 More than 1 million consumers selected Act the federal exchange during the fourth  open, the Department and Human Services (HHS) announced Dec. 16. Total signups reached nearly 2.5 million since Read More

Covered California Extends Enrollment Deadline

December 16, 2014 Covered California extended until midnight Dec. 21 the deadline for new and renewing consumers to enroll for that will be effective January 1, 2015. The deadline had been Dec. 15, Read More

HHS Awards $36 Million To Health Centers

December 11, 2014 Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $36.3 million in quality improvement awards to 1,113 centers nationwide. The money, provided through the Affordable Care Act, recognizes quality improvement Read More

HHS Releases Third Weekly Marketplace ‘Snapshot’

December 10, 2014 Nearly 1.4 million consumers signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act on the federal health insurance exchange during the first three weeks of open enrollment, the Department of Read More

Taxpayers Unaware of Health Coverage Disclosure Rules

December 7, 2014 Because the Act, Americans will for the first have to declare that they have in the they file by April 15th 2015, or pay a penalty if they don’t. But Read More

Suit Denied Over Employer Mandate Delay

December 3, 2014 A legal challenge to the administration’s postponement of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate was denied by a 3-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel ruled Read More