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Jeffrey Young

Health Care Spending To Tick Up In 2014, But Just A Little

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

After five years of historically low inflation, national health care spending will grow a bit faster this year, according to a federal audit released ...

Jeffrey Young

Here's What's Going On With Obamacare Premium Increases

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business

Health insurance premiums are going to skyrocket under Obamacare next year, maybe even double! No, wait -- they're only increasing a little, and less ...

Jeffrey Young

Diagnosis: Headaches For Obamacare Enrollees At The Doctor's Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

Obamacare's enrollment glitches might have been fixed long ago, but they're still causing headaches at doctors' offices and clinics around the country...

Jeffrey Young

Millions Get Obamacare Plans For $100 Or Less

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

Almost seven out of 10 people who bought health insurance on the federal Obamacare exchanges are paying $100 or less a month for coverage, according t...

Jeffrey Young

Your Guide To The Latest Freakout Over Health Care Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.30.2014 | Business

Health care spending appears to be on the rise after several years of historically low growth, provoking a minor freakout about whether the bad old da...

Jeffrey Young

OF COURSE Health Insurance Will Cost More Next Year ... It Does Every Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius let loose a bombshell during her appearance before a congressional committee Wednesday: Health i...

America's Health Care Crisis Is Far From Over, In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 01.29.2014 | Business

Even Americans who have health insurance struggle to pay their medical bills, according to a startling new analysis of Census data. And it's not clear...

Jeffrey Young

Health Care Spending Inflation Stays Low After Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

For the first time in more than a decade, health care spending grew more slowly than the U.S. economy from 2010 to 2012, according to a new report by ...

Ben Hallman

Skyrocketing Health Care Costs Aren't Grandma's Fault

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

For decades we've heard dire warnings that a swelling tide of aging baby boomers is poised to swamp the U.S. healthcare system, driving up costs and t...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Website Quietly Rolls Out Helpful New Workaround

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

More than a week after its glitch-plagued launch, the federal government's online health-insurance exchange is slowly getting more functional. For ...

Katy Hall

Why Our Health Care Is Obscenely Expensive, In 12 Charts

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

The U.S. leads the world in health care spending, but we don't live very long, and going to the doctor is so expensive that we don't do it very often....

Study: Some Americans Will Pay Just $34 Per Year Under Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business

Obamacare will dramatically reduce the cost of health care for some of the poorest Americans, a new study finds. Out-of-pocket health care costs w...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Isn't Communism, And 13 Other Questions Answered

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.10.2013 | Business

Like most Americans, you've probably heard of "Obamacare," but you're not exactly sure what it is. According to your uncle's Facebook posts, it sounds...

Here's What Obamacare Will Cost In Florida

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER AND KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 11.26.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Premiums in Florida for a mid-range health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act will be $328 a month on average and will vary b...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Prices Revealed

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The average price for basic health coverage purchased on health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will be...

Jeffrey Young

Report Reveals The Future Of National Health Care Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

National health care spending continues to grow at historically low rates this year -- but it will rise faster over the next decade as the economy rec...

Jeffrey Young

State's Obamacare Insurance Prices Among Cheapest In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

Health coverage sold on Obamacare's health insurance exchange in Maryland will be among the cheapest in the country, state officials said Friday. A...

If Republicans Love Competition, Why Do They Still Hate Obamacare?

Joe Conason | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Joe Conason

While European conservatives have long accepted the need for strictly regulated markets, especially in health care, their American counterparts would rather allow corporate power to run unchecked at whatever cost.

Jeffrey Young

Ahead Of Big Health Coverage Expansion, Obama Touts Benefits For People With Insurance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Flanked by health insurance customers who received rebates because of Obamacare, President Barack Obama on Thursday highlighted his health care reform...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Tries To Educate On Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will again seek to seize control of the debate over his health care reform law during remarks Thursday that will emphasize Obam...

Obamacare To Dramatically Reduce Cost Of Health Coverage For Many New Yorkers

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business

By Caroline Humer July 17 (Reuters) - Many New York state residents who buy health insurance next year will most likely see their prem...

Good News For Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- There's good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America's slowdown in medical costs may be turnin...

Obamacare Glitch Could Mean Trouble For Low-Wage Workers

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It's called the Affordable Care Act, but President Barack Obama's health care law may turn out to be unaffordable for many low-wage work...

Obamacare Tax Bills Loom For Subsidized Americans Who Don't Accurately Project Income

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Millions of people who take advantage of government subsidies to help buy health insurance next year could get stung by surprise tax bil...

Obama's Top Health Care Adviser Acknowledges Harsh Reality

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

(Drops reference to "premium" in second bullet; replaces "individual premiums" with "insurance costs" in paragraph 11) * Sebelius says...