WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in health care and likely leave more Americans uninsured. House committees planned to begin voting on the 123-page legislation Wednesday, launching what could be the year’s […]
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve a second chance. Three senior House members told The Associated Press that they plan to strongly urge the administration to grant a special […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — 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 […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the nation, and its residents will pay some of the highest premiums under a federally run health insurance exchange.
The federal government released information Wednesday showing the estimated cost of a mid-range plan will be $448 a month in Mississippi. That compares to an average of $328 in 47 states and the District of Columbia…
In Mississippi, workers will go into rural areas without Internet access to help people with the enrollment and policy-shopping process, which is done online
CARLA K. JOHNSON, The Associated Press
(AP) CHICAGO – With the program known as “Obamacare” only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who’ve never had it…
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the No. 1 question about President Barack Obama’s health care law: Will consumers be able to afford the coverage?
Now the answer is coming in.
The biggest study yet of premiums posted by states finds that the sticker price for a 21-year-old buying a mid-range policy will average about $270 a month. A copy of the study was provided to The Associated Press.
That’s before government tax credits that act like a discount for most people, depending on their income….
How Healthcare Law affects Mississippians WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a dramatic victory for President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court upheld the 2010 health care law Thursday, preserving Obama’s landmark legislative achievement. The majority opinion was written by Chief Justice John Roberts, who held that the law was a valid exercise of Congress’s power to tax. […]
A Chicago Sun Times Report WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The decision means the overhaul will continue to go into effect over the next several years, affecting the way that countless Americans […]