Increases in Employee Healthcare Costs Pushing Businesses to Innovative Solutions to Lower Costs

Increases in Employee Healthcare Costs Pushing Businesses to Innovative Solutions to Lower Costs

September 26, 2017 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped more Americans obtain health insurance than ever before. Most of the discussion around issues with the ACA has focused on the individual market Read More
Surveys Show Public Support for ACA Continues to Grow

Surveys Show Public Support for ACA Continues to Grow

August 29, 2017 It’s become clear that the American public is not so down on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), at least not anymore. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) has been conducting regular Read More
New Ambitious Bill Proposes to Legalize Marijuana Across The Nation

New Ambitious Bill Proposes to Legalize Marijuana Across The Nation

August 23, 2017 One of the long running controversies in America is whether marijuana should be legalized. A new bill introduced by New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker proposes to legalize marijuana on Read More
Americans Want a Bipartisan Approach to Healthcare, According to a New KFF Poll

Americans Want a Bipartisan Approach to Healthcare, According to a New KFF Poll

August 14, 2017 Now that the great Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and replace debate has seemingly ended in Congress, we’ve seen movement by members of Congress towards a bipartisan approach to healthcare Read More
ACA Remains in Place, and a Study Highlights Potential Lack of Company Compliance

ACA Remains in Place, and a Study Highlights Potential Lack of Company Compliance

July 31, 2017 The recent failure in the U.S. Senate vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) leaves in place the ACA’s employer mandate. The employer mandate applies to businesses with 50 Read More
Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

July 27, 2017 There’s a fallacy amongst some people that suggests Medicaid recipients are receiving less than stellar healthcare. That couldn’t be further from the truth according to a new study from Harvard’s Read More
Changes to ACA May Not Happen Until After 2018 Election

Changes to ACA May Not Happen Until After 2018 Election

May 11, 2017 Last week, Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed in the House with only a four-vote win despite the large majority by Republican Representatives. The bill, also known as Trumpcare, Read More
New KFF Study Shows A Change In The Perception of The ACA

New KFF Study Shows A Change In The Perception of The ACA

February 28, 2017 As the Trump Administration begins the rollout for changes to healthcare reform—namely a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act—there appears to be changes in American opinions of the Read More
Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

February 15, 2017 New remarks from President Trump are now suggesting that the Affordable Care Act won’t see an immediate repeal or replacement until well into the next year. While that may be Read More
The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

The U.S. Gig Economy Will Suffer With An ACA Repeal

January 19, 2017 Independent contractors, freelancers, consultants. These workers have slowly risen up the ranks as backbones of many companies, yet when it comes to traditional labor rights, they’ve consistently come up short. Read More
Are High-Deductible Plans The Way To Go?

Are High-Deductible Plans The Way To Go?

October 4, 2016 It should come as no surprise that as individuals obtain healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, the greatest concern is cost. From individual plans to employer-sponsored plans, individuals want the Read More
ACA Drops Nation’s Uninsured Rate To Record Low

ACA Drops Nation’s Uninsured Rate To Record Low

September 29, 2016 The number of uninsured Americans is now at record low thanks to the Affordable Care Act. In a study conducted by the National Health Interview Survey over the first three Read More
The ACA Brings Another Win To California

The ACA Brings Another Win To California

September 20, 2016 In the 4th Kaiser Family Foundation Longitudinal Panel Survey, some impressive findings surround the state of California. The survey polled a randomly selected pool of uninsured adult Californians and tracked Read More
New Study Finds That Premiums Are Still Down Thanks To The ACA

New Study Finds That Premiums Are Still Down Thanks To The ACA

August 22, 2016 Of all the preconceived notions surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), anything money related remains at the forefront. As insurance companies claim financial hits due to reduced marketplace premiums, on Read More
Gallup Poll Suggest Health Care Insecurity Is Now At A Record Low, But For How Long?

Gallup Poll Suggest Health Care Insecurity Is Now At A Record Low, But For How Long?

August 11, 2016 In 2008, Gallup—in conjunction with Healthways—started following health care insecurity, keeping track of affordability. Notably, this year marks an all-time low for health care insecurity since tracking began. Gallup-Healthways’ Well-Being Index, a survey Read More
Despite An Increase In Health Costs, Americans Find Health Care Affordable

Despite An Increase In Health Costs, Americans Find Health Care Affordable

July 25, 2016 For ACA naysayers, one argument posed is that the Affordable Care Act is all but affordable. However a recent study by Gallup suggests that most Americans can afford their health Read More
Americans on the ACA this Election Season

Americans on the ACA this Election Season

June 16, 2016   As November looms overhead with the 2016 Presidential election, new issues continue to arise—namely, the afterthought of the importance of health care for Americans. While Americans rank health care Read More
High Deductibles Don’t Promote Price Shopping

High Deductibles Don’t Promote Price Shopping

May 8, 2016 Will consumers make more cost-effective choices of health services and doctors if they are spending their own money? Common sense suggests they would, but researchers have found that consumers don’t Read More
Non-Physicians Do More, Cost Less

Non-Physicians Do More, Cost Less

July 28, 2015 An increasing amount of medical care is being delivered by nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other non-physician providers, making care more widely available and helping hold down costs, according to Read More