As we enter the final few weeks of the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, Enroll America offices across the country are ...
By Erin Quinn This story was originally published by The Center for Publi...
The health insurance marketplace puts affordable, quality coverage within reach of more individuals and families -- but only if they sign up by this year's enrollment deadline, March 31, 2014. There is a role for absolutely everyone in making our vision of fully accessible, affordable, quality health care a reality.
The quiet lobbying game works best when no one looks carefully at the sausage-making machinery. It offers a stark contrast to the money game where contributors present themselves as 800-pound gorillas who are willing to spend as much as it takes to make things happen their way.
Bad wellness programs send the message that your boss thinks you're an idiot. This typically isn't a good strategy for improving morale, though it does improve motivation to update your resume.
To discourage folks from signing up for coverage on the Obamacare exchanges, Republican lawmakers in several states have pushed through bills making it difficult for people to get free help from specially trained "navigators" authorized by the ACA.
Gloria Perkins the sexy American actress (played by Dorothy De Poliolo) is back. If you recall she l...
A study released last month shows what each state will lose in federal funding by rejecting the Medicaid expansion. No state that refused to expand Medicaid will save money, the researchers found.
John Boehner has a song in his heart. As he was busy passing a clean debt ceiling bill in his House, he followed up with another lyric from the tune.
Warning: this is not a Valentine's Day post. No rainbows, no butterflies, no chocolate-covered hearts. Sorry. The morning after another (surprise!...
This week we witnessed another administrative change to the ACA. The new ruling does nothing to address the problems Obamacare creates for people in non-profit self-funded plans, like the millions currently covered under Taft-Hartley coverage.
If God had been aware of ERISA, he might well have told the nuns to get on with His work and stay out of court.
To many Americans, the process of proposing, passing and implementing the Affordable Care Act has amounted to a game of political power and survival. This week hardened that perception as one senator and one president ran plays to breath life into Obamacare.
The signup numbers are good, but they will likely fall short of the overall goal of 7 million signed up by the deadline, currently set for the end of March. This will leave the White House with a rather obvious path to make up the difference: slip the individual mandate deadline by one month.
NAACP founders recognized that we, as African Americans, would never reach the peak of our potential if we were treated as second-class citizens in our own county, especially as it relates to our health.
The decision made by Senator Coburn was a difficult one. He took the last option and decided to pay cash to continue his care with his former oncologist. And even more courageously, he made his story and decision public.