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Republicans Have Health Insurance Amnesia

Dale Hansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The mainstream media has been focused on various aspects of the Affordable Care Act. While the problems are legitimate, the sudden concern from the Right over the cost of premiums and paying for more than you need seem disingenuous.

Jeffrey Young

The Obamacare Successes No One Is Talking About

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

Obamacare's first month was a mess. After nearly 40 days, HealthCare.gov still doesn't work right, derailing health insurance sign-ups for those in th...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare's Sickest Beneficiaries Have To Switch Health Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 100,000 of the sickest people in the health insurance market will have to switch to new coverage next year as the federal gove...

Jeffrey Young

This Many People Could Get Money For Health Care From Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Seventeen million people will qualify for tax credits to reduce the cost of health insurance under Obamacare, according to a report released Tuesday. ...

Sebelius Show Trial Highlighted Lawmakers in the Pockets of Insurance Companies

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The truth these politicians want to obscure is that Obamacare is protecting their constituents from buying coverage that provides little to no shield against financial ruin. And that protection is something the insurance industry wants to get rid of.

Jason Linkins

For Obamacare Proponents, A Grueling Month Of 'Trench Warfare' Lies Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Will Meet Key Deadline Despite Website Woes: Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.24.2013 | Business

Health-insurance shoppers will be able to use HealthCare.gov, the balky federal portal for Obamacare coverage, in time to have insurance by the beginn...

Labor Union Bypasses Obamacare Webiste To Reach Uninsured

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - As the Obama administration scrambles to fix a balky healthcare website that has frust...

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers Try To Rescue HealthCare.Gov

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance companies are working with the federal government and its contractors to fix the technical problems that have hampered ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare By Phone? Not So Fast

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

President Barack Obama has placed new emphasis on offline ways to enroll into health coverage while his administration scrambles to get the website He...

Jeffrey Young

White House Hints At Way Around Obamacare Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Americans anxious they'll get fined for not having health insurance because they can't buy any on Obamacare's broken website might be in for some reli...

Jeffrey Young

President Admits 'No Excuse' For Obamacare Website Failures

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Monday that there's "no excuse" for the technical problems that have plagued the rollout of the Obamacare health insurance...

Heritage Foundation's Health Care Report Is Another Big Lie

Ethan Rome | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

America's leading conservative think tank has issued a report on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it bears a strong resemblance to the immigration study -- it's garbage.

Jeffrey Young

Here's What An Obamacare Train Wreck Looks Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business

A broken website imperils the largest expansion of the American safety net since the Great Society. More than two weeks into the disastrous rollout...

Jeffrey Young

Seven Ways To Skip Obamacare's Terrible Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business

Obamacare's glitch-riddled website doesn't have to stop you from buying health insurance. There are alternatives to HealthCare.gov, the federal web...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Struggles Even Worse In States That Resisted It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

In Washington, D.C., (population 632,000), the drive to enroll the uninsured into health coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform la...

GOP Governor Makes Bold Pro-Obamacare Move

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) will circumvent the majority-Republican legislature in his state to advance an expansion of Medicaid benefits to 275,000 peo...

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 ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Sign-Up Is Turning Ugly

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.10.2013 | Business

Obamacare may be struggling to get out of the gate, but its ground troops are doing all they can to help. Local enrollment workers, tasked with explai...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare 'Enrollee' Chad Henderson Now Says He Didn't Enroll

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business

Chad Henderson, who told The Huffington Post and numerous other news outlets that he had enrolled in health coverage via the Obamacare health insuranc...

Jeffrey Young

Baby Steps For Obamacare On Day 2

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

In their second day open to the public Wednesday, Obamacare's health insurance marketplaces took baby steps toward becoming fully operational, even as...

'A Marathon, Not a Sprint': Enroll America Tells Uninsured Floridians About the Federal Exchange

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

With a huge uninsured population, and a legislature that refuses to carry out the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Florida has been a focus of national efforts to promote enrollment in the ACA's federal health insurance exchange.

Jeffrey Young

Millions Try Obamacare Enrollment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

On the first day Americans could shop for health coverage on Obamacare's new health insurance exchanges, 2.8 million people visited the federal govern...

After Seven Years Without Health Insurance, I Am Eagerly Signing Up for Obamacare

Nida Khan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nida Khan

My last full-time job was in 2006. And, subsequently, that was the last time I enjoyed health benefits.