Tag: Healthcare

Here's One Reason Why Obamacare Premiums Could Spike Next Year

A pair of premium-stabilizing programs is expiring. Companies selling individual health plans on Obamacare’s insurance marketplaces must grapple with the impending expiration of two of the law’s key early-stage programs, likely foretelling premium increases in 2017, as PricewaterhouseCoopers points out in a new regulatory brief. The Affordable Care Act included a trio of provisions meant to counteract insurance marketplace uncertainty in its nascent years. Collectively... Read Article

Medicare Advantage Gets High Marks From Seniors!

Recently proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage make it even more important to preserve the high-quality care and satisfaction that seniors have with the program. More Medicare beneficiaries are choosing Medicare Advantage, and a new national survey from Morning Consult shows that those seniors give thumbs up when it comes to their coverage. It’s no surprise that seniors value the affordability, additional benefits, and broader choice... Read Article

Obamacare Tax Credits For Health Insurance! Tax Credits and Obamacare

The primary goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, is to make health care affordable to all Americans, partly through the use of tax credits, or subsidies. Understanding how these subsidies work and whether you qualify could save you significant money and stress during open enrollment, at tax time and throughout the year. Think of the premium tax credit like a discount on... Read Article

Obamacare Makes Historic Headway in Boosting Coverage!

The administration says the president's signature law is responsible for the largest reduction in uninsured people in decades. The Affordable Care Act has provided health insurance to 16.4 million formerly uninsured people, officials say. The Obama administration's latest figures for health insurance enrollment show 16.4 million formerly uninsured people have gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act since key provisions of the law took effect,... Read Article