Two separate federal appellate courts issued contradicting decisions this week that could potentially impact how millions of people pay for health insurance.
No, this is not some Game of Thrones spinoff. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the official 2014 platform of the Republican Party of Texas, 40 pages of unrestrained, right-wing bluster.
As co-chair of the new State Medicaid Expansion Caucus, I look forward to leading an ongoing dialogue on the how important expanding Medicaid is for my state, Georgia, and the entire country.
Two Republican judges (on a three-judge panel) just issued a decision that would gut Obamacare. The Republican Party has turned the judicial system into nothing more than another part of the legislature. Let's end the charade and call them out for having done so.
Following the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many employers have seen their health care costs rise. Our new report, "2014 Employer-Sponsored Health Care: ACA's Impact," shows some will pass those new costs onto their staff.
Obamacare Is Working
New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.
With growing evidence that the ACA is succeeding in expanding health insurance coverage and access to health care, any alternative faces a higher and higher hill. At one time, ideological pronouncements and empty talk of legislation worked in the abstract, but now we need real-world solutions that build on the gains we've made.
With people living longer and pension plans on the decline, individuals are forced to create their own retirement plan that may last 10, 15 and even up to 30 years. Adding other generations into the mix, as well as needs for insurance and long term care planning, individuals have obstacles to clear out.
Americans want quality, affordable health insurance and have found it within the Affordable Care Act. Indeed, new enrollment numbers offer the firmest evidence yet that the health care law is working.
A return to higher-paced growth is entirely possible, if, that is, two things happen: 1) Corporate America sheds the fears that have gripped it since the 2008-09 "great recession." 2) The country as a whole and its business sector in particular can find clarity in Washington.
Having insurance without a nuanced, hands-on approach does not lead to better access to health care. Simply having insurance doesn't mean you get the right treatment and many patients with insurance have such high deductibles that they avoid seeking health care.
The application for special enrollment varies slightly from state to state. However, there are a few things you can expect to see across the board to help prepare for when you do apply.
While those attack ads likely cost some Democratic members of Congress their jobs in 2012, a new report indicates that, crazy as it sounds, those ads may have contributed to the success of the health care legislation this year.
In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court's right-wing majority recently concluded that for-profit corporations are "persons" under th...
Common sense and decency seem less and less important to Republicans in the House of Representatives as they continue their shameful conduct toward President Barack Obama for trying to do his job.