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Health Insurance Cancellations

Campaign Ads Criticize the ACA, But Are the Claims Accurate?

Bob Semro | Posted 11.08.2014 | Denver
Bob Semro

The bottom line is that in a health care system as complicated as ours, problems have multiple causes. And a single law can't solve every problem. With these ads, it's best to remember that they aren't really trying to educate the listener or viewer. Rather, they are using selective arguments and trying to score political points.

Reversal On Insurance Cancellations Gets Mixed Response

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A month after President Barack Obama announced people could keep insurance policies slated for cancellation under the federal h...

Jason Linkins

We Have Reached The 'Maybe Democrats Will Scrap Obamacare' Stage Of Panic Speculation | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

It hasn't been the best of months for those Democrats who stood behind the Affordable Care Act all this while, only to be visited upon by the twin mal...

Republican Obamacare 'Fix' Is Junk, Just Like the Junk Insurance Plans It Protects

Ethan Rome | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ethan Rome

In an effort to cynically score political points, the Republicans have taken up the cause of people who have received health insurance "cancellation" notices. The problem is that the Republicans aren't helping these people, they are exploiting them.

What Else the Obama White House Hasn't Told You About Your Health Insurance

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Nothing in the health care reform law stops the increase in premiums, or how much the medical-industrial complex can bill your health insurance.

Insurance Companies Misleading On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Some insurance companies are sending cancellation notices or other "misleading" letters to customers in an attempt to push them into pricier alternati...

Jason Linkins

For Obamacare Proponents, A Grueling Month Of 'Trench Warfare' Lies Ahead | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Anyone who wants to be hopeful about the future of the Affordable Care Act has a long wait ahead of them. Specifically, until the end of November, whi...

Jeffrey Young

The Truth About Those Canceled Health Plans | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

There's been a lot of talk lately about people getting letters from their health insurance carriers canceling their policies because of Obamacare. Wha...

More on Health Insurance Cancellations

Jared Bernstein | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

The key to this part of the law is that the word "insurance" implies a standard level of coverage that avoids the cost shifting that occurs when an un- or under-insured person gets sick. The individual market is fraught with such plans, and many are inconsistent with the ACA.