Why did the Affordable Care Act (ACA) create the SHOP program in addition to the marketplaces for individuals and families? And is it likely to succeed?
Once again, we see how party politics and midterm election strategies threaten solutions to long-standing problems that directly impact Americans.
In fact, nearly all U.S. women of the Christian persuasion Employ contraception on many occasions.
It's important to not get wrapped up in the contraception issue and pretend that this is a women's rights case. It is not. They could be morally opposed to widgets, and the legal argument would be the same.
The truth is simpler than it seems. Latino families want what all Americans want: opportunity. They want a chance at a good job, access to a good education, a better life for their kids, and security for themselves and the people they love.
In less than a week, the deadline to apply for coverage under the ACA will be upon us. It's our last window of opportunity to do something great -- to better the health of those most likely to live with chronic, untreated health conditions while simultaneously improving the bottom line of our nation's health care system.
Despite the online technology glitches, Bishnu worked through the application process with the help of a dedicated application counselor. When her insurance card arrived at her home, Bishnu's happiness was palpable.
Ahead of the March 31 deadline for individual enrollment, we decided to ask female entrepreneurs in our TSE community about their experiences with Obamacare. And we found more positive reviews than not.
Americans on the whole are decent folk and selfishness or other immoral motives therefore do not likely underly their anger. Instead, I believe much of their anger turns on the myth of the self-made man. Let me explain.
Stories such as Maly's make the March 31 Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline even more critical for the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to take action and get AAPIs enrolled in health coverage.
I am writing today as a mother, and thinking of my own daughters as they enter the work force. Let's think about the potential impact of a Supreme Court decision finding that a secular, for-profit company does not have to follow a federal law of general application on the grounds of religious freedom.
What kind of treatment do the VIP patients get for the extra money they pay? The answer is, the exact same coverage they are entitled to through their regular insurance policy that they have already purchased.
Sunday was the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, a moment well worth marking. The ACA, for all its flaws, is already making lives better for many millions of Americans, and as it gets more established will continue to do so.
Thirty-two quickly became the year my sense of invincibility ran out rather suddenly. Sure, I had some unpleasant and expensive dental surgery a few years ago but nothing ever that serious.
The campaign of fear, uncertainty and doubt -- or FUD, to use its acronym -- continues to this day against the Affordable Care Act, and it will be waged in coming months by cynical politicians who believe it will be the surest way to win votes in November.
The most important question raised by the case, however, may be one the lawyers overlook: Can business owners use religion as an excuse to discriminate against LGBT people? If the Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby, the answer may well be "yes."