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Double the Giving, Double the Fun: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

July has been a busy month for Daily Giving, so we decided to double our efforts and give two grants a day for the entire month of July. These seed gr...

Jeffrey Young

In States That Didn't Expand Medicaid, Obamacare's Not Reaching The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

Twenty-five states didn't take up the Obamacare Medicaid expansion at the beginning of this year, and the results speak for themselves: A new survey s...

A Diabetes Hoarder Story

Peg Abernathy | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

When I was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes more than 25 years ago, I had no health insurance. And due to my young adult perspective and extreme naiveté about managing my diabetes condition, I believed that very little about my personal life would change with my diagnosis. I guess ignorance is bliss, but ignorance can also cause the eventual reality to be that much more painful.

Jeffrey Young

New Obamacare Poll Reveals Views Of Winners And Losers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.19.2014 | Business

If you want Americans to like Obamacare, giving them some money seems to help. A new poll reveals that previously uninsured people and those who recei...

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...

Winning in November by Defending the Affordable Care Act Now

David Coates | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics
David Coates

Lindsey Graham's recent warning that Republicans might yet push for a presidential impeachment serves to demonstrate, if further demonstration was still required, just how brutal Washington politics could get if his party ends up in control of both Houses of Congress after the mid-term elections in November.

Jeffrey Young

ER Visits Jump As Obamacare Kicks In, Doctors Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

More people may be visiting hospital emergency departments this year as health benefits from Obamacare went live, according to a survey of physicians ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Could Save A Bunch Of Lives: Harvard Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

Fewer people died in Massachusetts after the state enacted its landmark legislation to cover the uninsured, according to a new Harvard University stud...

Jeffrey Young

More Than 8 Million Have Signed Up For Obamacare, In Latest Tally

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

Over 8 million individuals signed up for health insurance via the Obamacare exchanges through April 19, according to an official report from the Depar...

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

The Biggest Reason People Didn't Sign Up For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

The top reason uninsured people didn't enroll in coverage under Obamacare this year is they still don't feel like they can afford health insurance, ac...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million In Remarkable Turnaround

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business

In a remarkable rebound from the botched rollout of Obamacare, 8 million people have signed up for private health insurance via the exchanges created ...

Obamacare's Biggest Fear Isn't Coming True

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has i...

Anti-Obamacare States Are Falling Far Behind In Insuring People

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business

The ranks of the uninsured are thinning most quickly in states that have actively embraced Obamacare, a new poll finds. The uninsured rate has fall...

More Proof Obamacare Is Working

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.07.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing share of Americans got health insurance as sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law came to a close l...

Jeffrey Young

5 Things The Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Won't Tell You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

So is Obamacare a success? Has President Barack Obama's signature health reform law revolutionized our broken health care system? More than 7 milli...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Deadline Safety Valve Comes In Handy As Website Buckles

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

The latest tweak to the Obamacare deadline came in handy Monday when HealthCare.gov buckled during the rush by millions to sign up for health insuranc...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Enrollment Surging With Last-Minute Sign-Ups

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business

On the last day to sign up for Obamacare, evidence appears to be mounting that what started as a disaster may turn out a success. Monday is the dea...

GOP Senate Candidate Explains Why The Uninsured Are Less 'Educated,' 'Sophisticated'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who is running to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), sought Thursday to explain his controversial comments about how, in hi...

Peace of Mind for 30 Cents

Kathy Ko Chin | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Kathy Ko Chin

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.

Here's Why Most Uninsured Americans Won't Enroll In Obamacare

Kaiser Health News | Jordan Rau | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Provided by Kaiser Health News: With less than a week left until insurers stop accepting new customers through the health care marketplaces, a poll...

Jeffrey Young

What You Need To Know About Obamacare's Individual Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

The big Obamacare deadline looming on March 31 isn't just the last chance for most Americans to buy health insurance this year. It's also the last ch...

Millions Left Behind By Obamacare

AP | By CONNIE CASS | Posted 05.24.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can af...

Jeffrey Young

What's Up With Matt Drudge's Weird Tweet About Obamacare?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business

That Matt Drudge, proprietor of The Drudge Report, is a lusty hater of Obamacare isn't a revelation. And the mercurial man behind the mammoth aggregat...

Jeffrey Young

The Obamacare Deadline Is Just Days Away. Here's What You Need To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

The Obamacare deadline for this year is almost upon us. If you don't have health insurance yet and you want coverage, it's time to get moving. Here's ...