Health Insurance Exchanges
Report Says Affordable Care Act Already Saving Consumers Billions
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 19:00
A new report released by the Kaiser Family Foundation says the Affordable Care Act (ACA) saved consumers $1.2 billion in 2011 and $2.1 billion in 2012. The report credits the savings to the ACA provision requiring insurance companies to spend 80 to 85 percent of premium dollars on medical care and health quality improvement or provide a rebate. In...
President Obama Visits California to Talk Health Reform
Sunday, 09 June 2013 19:00
Last Friday, President Barack Obama came to California to lend his support to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as debate ensues about whether the ACA will actually make healthcare more affordable in the state.
Gaining support in California – one of the quickest states to develop a health insurance marketplace – is seen as critical to the program’s suc...
Covered California Health Marketplace Announces Price of Policies
Thursday, 06 June 2013 19:00
Covered California, the new health insurance purchasing marketplace, announced last week the prices of policies to be offered in October for 2014 coverage. While prices were lower than predicted by skeptics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some industry experts expect consumers and businesses will see price increases in other areas.
Affordable Care Act Saves Young Adults Millions of Dollars
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 19:00
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has saved millions of dollars for young adults and their families. The ACA provision, which allows young adults to obtain health insurance coverage under their parents’ policies up to age 25, provided coverage for emergency hospital treatment to more t...
Workplace Wellness Regulations Released
Monday, 03 June 2013 19:00
On May 29, 2013, the departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health & Human Services released final regulations regarding workplace wellness programs as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While workplace wellness programs have grown into a $6 billion industry, many consumer advocates have expressed concerns that programs using incentives or...
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