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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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How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?

Josh Gerstein’s piece, “5 questions about John Boehner’s lawsuit against Barack Obama,” in Politico is a frank and candid examination of the pros and cons, both short- and long-term, to both sides in the GOP House lawsuit against the president. At … Continue reading

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Jesse Ventura on ‘Obamacare’: Health care is a human right, rips apart the GOP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Over 10 million Americans now have access to affordable health care by either the private marketplace or through an expansion of Medicaid because of the Afforda Greg Russak‘s insight: Jesse, were you of these opinions … 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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The ‘Protection’ in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Part of the Protection in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act comes from the fact that insurers can no longer sell us junk insurance. It starts with the Essential Health Benefits in the PPACA. One way for all of … 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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Cost of Health Care Law Is Seen as Decreasing

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst A slowing trend in health care spending has lowered the law’s price by billions, and future cost controls may save billions more. Greg Russak‘s insight: "Already, the Congressional Budget Office has quietly erased hundreds of billions of … Continue reading

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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and detractors … Continue reading

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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and detractors of the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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The U.S. Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Hello, did you know the American health-care system is terrible? It is. Don’t let John Boehner tell you otherwise. Greg Russak‘s insight: Everything summed up in one simple statement: "Why is our system so terrible? … Continue reading

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