If you already have health insurance through your employer, your situation won't change. But for those of you who don't have insurance, you may be wondering -- how will I afford the cost of health insurance or what if I don't buy it at all?
With a huge uninsured population, and a legislature that refuses to carry out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Florida has been a focus of national efforts to promote enrollment in the ACA's federal health insurance exchange.
These are among the many ways that implementation of the ACA is changing the U.S. health care system. Starting Oct. 1 and running through March 31, Americans will be able to sign up for new ACA-compliant policies directly from an insurer or through a state or federal marketplace.
By refusing to continue to fund the U.S. government because of, essentially, losing a vote in Congress in 2010 and then an election in 2012, the Republican Party has made it clear getting their way is more important than anything else.
Cruz's unreasonable, illogical and pathological obsession with overturning the Affordable Health Care Act reminds me a lot of John Hinkley's unreasonable, pathological, illogical obsession for Jodie Foster, albeit, with one tiny difference.
Today is an exciting day for millions of uninsured young, healthy people who work hard at a job they love every single day. But for the one in six uninsured young adults that suffer from a pre-existing condition, today is the beginning of a new era.
There are some things government does an okay job at. Building roads, rescuing people from floods, threatening Syria. For the sake of our health care system, let's hope that building friendly, functioning, convincing and intuitive ecommerce sites is one of them.
According to the latest polls, more Americans oppose Obamacare than oppose the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are the same thing. Nevertheless, I can understand the sentiment behind public opinion.
We insurance agents have an opportunity to restore faith in a profession most find irrelevant and obtrusive.
We took a few days off to see the world that was the Pacific Northwest 20,000 years ago, and 200 odd years ago. Twenty thousand years ago, the Ice A...
I've often said that the Affordable Care Act is the end of the beginning of reform. Starting tomorrow, October 1, 2014, that law will signify the beginning of the end of the health insurance industry as we know it.
While the law is hard to master because it is long and has many parts, most of the ideas are pretty simple and have been around for a long time. What follows is an attempt to set the record straight on the assumption that not everyone is taken in by the cacophony from the far-right chorus.
Hey, PBS! What's the big idea?! ...
There is no doubt that new health coverage plans and programs under the Affordable Care Act can improve the lives of millions. But let's be clear: This stage of implementation is just a step in the process toward the broader goals of improving health care access, engagement in care, and health outcomes for all.
The economy doesn't actually have needs, desires or preferences - we do. If our elected representatives, now working on the economy's behalf, want to screw us, we at least deserve dinner first. Something a little nicer than you can purchase with food stamps.
For a long while, much of America has been debating "How does the Affordable Care Act really affect me? It's been such an amorphous question that it's allowed uncertainty to fester. Well... the thing is, now you can find out. And it's not good for the GOP.