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Health Insurance: Obamacare Costs Lower Than Expected

Health Insurance: Obamacare Costs Lower Than Expected

By Sean Patterson April 14, 2014

One of the largest criticisms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as “Obamacare“) is that the program is simply too expensive. Lawmakers opposed to the ACA have continually called the program an expensive waste and even shut down …

Jonah Hill’s Mom Wants You to Sign Up for Obamacare Jonah Hill’s Mom Wants You to Sign Up for Obamacare

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is dwindling, as the March 31st deadline is fast approaching. Let’s call this part two of the White House’s celebrity-oriented campaign to get people to sign up in the next two …

Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' Tactic Works Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' Tactic Works

Let’s just assume that President Obama had reasons to sit down with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns” other than showing the country that he could expertly pull off a fat joke. Of course, Obama’s move to star in one …

President Obama Interviewed On 'Between Two Ferns' President Obama Interviewed On 'Between Two Ferns'

Okay. Between Two Ferns is a deadpan internet comedy series hosted on video website Funny or Die starring comedian Zach¬†Galifianakis as a talk show host who invites various celebrities to sit down (literally, between two ferns) for an interview on …

U.S. Uninsured Rate Still Falling Fast U.S. Uninsured Rate Still Falling Fast

Though Republicans in the U.S. House are still dreaming up ways to get rid of Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act, ACA), they will now have to contend will millions of Americans who have health insurance as a result of the …

Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout? Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout?
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Health insurance is taking a mighty turn for the worse after this ill-fated attempt at “affordable care” by the Obama administration. Things are looking very bleak indeed after Thursday’s Moody’s rating downgrade of the outlook for inurance industry from “stable” …

Percentage of Uninsured Americans is Dropping Percentage of Uninsured Americans is Dropping

Much debate has surrounded the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”) since the legislation’s health insurance markets went live late last year. Since that time some encouraging numbers have shown that the program is working, at least a little. In December …

Obamacare Enrollment Hit 2.2 Million in December Obamacare Enrollment Hit 2.2 Million in December

Despite the difficult and broken start the Healthcare.gov website got off to in October, the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare“) is now quickly becoming effective, providing millions of Americans with access to health insurance. The U.S. Department of Health and …

Uninsured Still Rate Healthcare Site Negatively Uninsured Still Rate Healthcare Site Negatively

If it hadn’t been for the government shutdown that coincided with the launch of the Healthcare.gov website, the site’s messy rollout would have been the largest political story of 2013. Americans flooded the site in its first weeks of availability …

Obamacare Reaches One Million Signups Obamacare Reaches One Million Signups
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It is almost the end of 2013, and I am sure that most of us are sick and tired of hearing about the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as “Obamacare”) with all of the woes that the registration website HealthCare.gov …

Verdict is still out on state-run exchanges Verdict is still out on state-run exchanges
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Today was the deadline specified by the Affordable Care Act – infamously known as Obamacare – for Americans to enroll in the healthcare marketplaces in order to have insurance coverage by January 1, 2014. But in a move that doesn’t …

Lie of the Year Goes to Obama and Healthcare Lie of the Year Goes to Obama and Healthcare
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After winning a Pulitzer Prize due to its coverage of the 2008 political election, the website Politifact.com found international credibility and started stepping up its game. The organization became so credible, in fact, that it now decides who the biggest …

Obamacare Disapproval Drops as Website Improves Obamacare Disapproval Drops as Website Improves
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House Republicans’ government shutdown in October did no favors for a congress that hit new lows in approval this year. However, the botched rollout of the Healthcare.gov website also shifted Americans’ opinions against the very law that Republicans were protesting …

“Romneycare” Worked in Massachusetts, Shows Study “Romneycare” Worked in Massachusetts, Shows Study
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With the Healthcare.gov site now improving, the U.S. focus on the botched rollout of the website is now shifting to what the effects of the Affordable Care Act (colloquially known as “Obamacare“) might be in the future. Supporters of the …

One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Plan to Pay Fine One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Plan to Pay Fine
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With the Healthcare.gov website slowly crawling toward full functionality, uninsured Americans are now faced with a choice. The Affordable Care Act (ACA, colloquially known as Obamacare) mandates that all Americans purchase health insurance while providing subsidized plans for those who …

Obamacare’s Medicare Part D Disparities Obamacare’s Medicare Part D Disparities
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According to new information from U.S. News and World Report, the Affordable Care Act Medicare Part D is feasible, but extremely “wasteful.” This information comes after months of problems with Obamacare, including the failures of the ACA website. On Tuesday, …

Obamacare Enrollment Delayed For 2015 Obamacare Enrollment Delayed For 2015

After a slow start to the enrollment of Obamacare, the Obama administration is set to delay enrollment for 2015 by one month from October 15 to November 15. This means that while the 2015 enrollment period had been set to …