Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

10 States With Lowest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA

While the uninsured rate has dropped to a record low of 13.4% nationwide, according to Gallup figures, rates differ dramatically across states. Here are the top 10 states with the best uninsured rates in the aftermath of health care reform … Continue reading

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As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking … Continue reading

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Warning: Insurance companies using Obamacare scare to scam public

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Insurance companies are using Obamacare to scam the public, while blaming the ACA for not letting them gouge the public with inflated premiums. Greg Russak‘s insight: I include my own story about what “junk insurance” … Continue reading

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Gen. Colin Powell calls for universal health care in the U.S. – Puget Sound Business Journal

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Former Secretary of State and longtime Republican Colin Powell is calling for a universal health care solution in the U.S. Greg Russak‘s insight: “I am not an expert in health care, or Obamacare, or the … Continue reading

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Six Reasons the Affordable Care Act Is Not Hurricane Katrina

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst It’s easy to understand why Republicans are comparing the Obamacare rollout to Hurricane Katrina. It’s still wrong. Greg Russak‘s insight: If you think the technology issues with the rollout of Healthcare.gov are anything close to … Continue reading

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Of UPS, Whole Foods, and Our Values as a Society

UPS is not alone in blaming Obamacare for recent business decisions. In the case of UPS, their decision is to drop benefits for the working spouses of 15,000 white-collar, non-union workers(1). Makes me wonder if fellow white-collar workers are paying attention to … Continue reading

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Capitol Hill’s Brain Drain?

“This caused fears that staff would suddenly face sharply higher healthcare costs and leave federal service, causing a “brain drain” on Capitol Hill.”   “UPDATE 1-U.S. Congress wins relief on Obamacare health plan subsidies” by David Lawder <Insert snarky joke here.> … Continue reading

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