If your yearly income falls below the 400 percent poverty level, the Obamacare insurance marketplace is probably your best option for getting health coverage because of the federal tax credits they offer, which will reduce the amount you'll have to pay for a policy.
One story risks being buried among all this other newsworthy stuff, and that is the vote which happened late last night in the House of Representatives.
I see the ACA's positive impact first-hand in my home state, a place whose collective poor health has long been jeopardizing the lives and financial security of hard-working families who can't seem to get ahead.
The summer of 2014 will have a lead story all its own, and there are already many candidates for top honors. So follows a suggested "top 19" list of the stories most likely to dominate the news (if not the beach reading) this summer.
Change is good... scary, but good. I have said this many times and about a variety of topics because it is consistently true. Change is inevitable so, even if you are a person who despises change, it is best to find the positive in it, adapt and forge ahead.
The first time I blew the whistle on health insurance companies was during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing in June 2009. Last Wednesday, almost five years later, I appeared before that committee again to give a progress report on how Americans have been benefiting since Congress enacted reforms in 2010 that changed the way insurance companies operate.
One of America's great debates spins like a top around one question: Who is able to take care of the least amongst us best -- government or the private sector?
Southern Democrats have a no-win choice on Obamacare and Obama. The more they distance themselves from the President and his health care law, the less they appeal to the Democratic base.
I am writing anonymously to protect my daughter. She is mentally ill at the moment and suffers from, among other things, depression. I take no chances. I also won't name the corporation that is driving me insane. I am afraid of it. I'm sure it's much the same as all the others anyhow. I'll call it "The Beast."
A number of supporters of Obamacare are touting a phenomenon known as the "Woodwork Effect," whereby states that declined to expand Medicaid under the...
American women of childbearing age face less negative scrutiny when they don't have children. But infertility is a secret shame, and they often keep their longings and the details of their efforts to conceive under wraps.
Implementing Medicaid expansion quickly, effectively, and responsibly will not only improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of struggling North Carolinians through greater access to coordinated health care, but it will save the state and taxpayers billions of dollars.
Our democracy is at its strongest when it includes as many voices as possible. This week, we're celebrating the NVRA for 21 years -- and counting -- of protecting and enhancing the nation's voter registration process, including ensuring a free, fair and accessible electoral system for all eligible voters.
Utilizing the CHIP-proven approach of proactive problem solving should help set the ACA up for the same kind of success and widespread support that CHIP now enjoys.
Last week, ColordoPols reported that gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez agreed, in no uncertain terms, that the federal government has the right to ...
A Charleston, South Carolina man who thought he had pretty good health insurance may miss work today, as he has several times already this year, becau...