To PPACA Detractors: The federal government doesn’t set insurance premiums. Insurance companies set premiums. State Departments of Insurance must review and approve each and every insurance product sold in their state. The only limitations put on insurance company premiums by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is that insurance companies can no longer sell … More Health insurance companies keep making the case for single payer
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 implementation, according to Wallethub. Source: eba.benefitnews.com What’s one of the things all 10 states have … More 10 States With Lowest Uninsured Rates Post-ACA
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 this point, I consider the lawsuit to be an idiotic and colossal waste of time … More How Many Sharks Can the #GOP Jump Before the Party’s Over?
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 before you went off the grid? I’m impressed. 🙂 See on http://www.examiner.com
See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst How many individuals and families that selected a health plan in the federally facilitated health insurance marketplace have paid their first month s premium? Depends on whom you ask. Greg Russak‘s insight: No, it does not depend on whom you ask. Can we just call this "dispute" what it … More Number of HIX Enrollees Who Paid First Premium in Dispute