WASHINGTON — If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don’t give much thought to each year’s renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises. Insurance exchange customers who opt for convenience by automatically renewing their coverage for 2015 are
U.S. Health and Human Services released this data on how much consumers from Illinois and other states are supposed to get because their health insurer spent too much money on administrative costs, according to the rules laid out by the Affordable Care Act. The ‘Obamacare’ law requires that insurance companies spend 80 to 85 percent
Conflicting rulings by two federal courts leaves doubt on the fate of ‘Obamacare’ tax subsidies
The Illinois Department of Public Health is now accepting applications to be ‘Obamacare’ navigators until Aug. 1. Navigators, or in-person counselors as they are also known, are paid by the state or the federal government to help people get insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The $25 million grant money from the federal government should
More Illinois residents will have health insurance by 2016, jobs and be screened for conditions such as heart disease, because Illinois chose to expand Medicaid.
If you’re not completely sick of hearing about ‘Obamacare’ — official name is the Affordable Care Act — here’s the latest news: – Why uninsured people who could have bought a plan through the law said they chose to instead remain uninsured. Washington Post. – Americans are saying fix ‘Obamacare,’ not repeal it, two new
President Obama announced that 8 million people have selected a health insurance plan created by the Affordable Care Act, so far. The federal government had originally projected 7 million. But then it scaled back to 6 million after the many problems with the federal website HealthCare.gov — where residents of Illinois and most of the other states where supposed to go to get a plan — were revealed.
March 31 was the deadline to buy a health insurance plan through the Affordable Care Act that would kick in this year. But that doesn’t apply to people who qualify for Medicaid, the state-federal program for low-income people, the federal government has said.
President Obama appeared on WebMD this morning to talk about the Affordable Care Act. He also took questions that were submitted by what the moderator said were hundreds of questions from all of you.
With about two weeks left to the deadline, the latest enrollment numbers show that 113,733 people from Illinois have selected a health insurance plan created by President Barack Obama’s health plan. Nationally, more than 4.2 million Americans had selected a plan from Oct. 1 to March 1, the U.S. Department of Health and Human