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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 Americans Still Having Negative Experiences With Healthcare Website Uninsured Americans Still Having Negative Experiences With Healthcare Website

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 …

Tonsillectomy Surgery Leads to Brain Dead Diagnosis Tonsillectomy Surgery Leads to Brain Dead Diagnosis
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What started as a typical tonsillectomy for thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath ended in a mother’s worst nightmare. Due to complications, McMath bled during the surgery and suffered cardiac arrest. On December 12, 2013, the teenager was declared brain-dead. Two physicians (a …

White House Extends Health Care Enrollment Deadline by One Day White House Extends Health Care Enrollment Deadline by One Day
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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 …

“Obamacare Heroin” Seized in Massachusetts “Obamacare Heroin” Seized in Massachusetts
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The next time someone asks if you like Obamacare, you might want to make sure they’re referring to the Affordable Care Act and not drugs. State police in Massachusetts seized 1,250 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on Friday, …

Obamacare Heroin: Someone’s Idea Of A Joke? Obamacare Heroin: Someone’s Idea Of A Joke?
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If you’re in the drug-trafficking business, usually there comes a time when you decide it’s not enough to call what you’re selling by its common name. In this case, heroin. The usual suspects (“Big H”, “smack”, etc.) aren’t working for …

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 …

Healthcare.gov Sign-Up Improves; Deadline Draws Near Healthcare.gov Sign-Up Improves; Deadline Draws Near
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The Obamacare sign-up has improved, but is it too little, too late? Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told Congress Wednesday that “very positive trends” are being witnessed now that HealthCare.gov is working more or less as it should. However, there are …

“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 …

Over One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Don’t Plan on Purchasing Health Insurance Over One Quarter of U.S. Uninsured Don’t Plan on Purchasing Health Insurance
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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 …

Healthcare.gov, Getting Healthier in December Healthcare.gov, Getting Healthier in December

“We do know that things are not perfect with the site. We will continue to make improvements and upgrades.” Julie Bataille, Director of CMS’ Office of Communications, is one of many working to make the government’s online health exchange successful. …

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, …

Kamala Harris Against Corporate Religious Claims Kamala Harris Against Corporate Religious Claims
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Attorney General Kamala Harris is in the middle of the battle between corporations and their religious freedoms, and the administration and its Affordable Care act. She previously filed a request for the Supreme Court to review whether for-profit businesses can …

Obamacare Website: Will It Be Ready By Saturday For A Surge In Use? Obamacare Website: Will It Be Ready By Saturday For A Surge In Use?
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) website has been nothing but troublesome since its launch October 1st for those trying to gain access to affordable health insurance. The problems were many, from the site being completely shut down, to freezing and …

Obamacare Delayed: 2015 Enrollment Will Now Start After 2014 Elections Obamacare Delayed: 2015 Enrollment Will Now Start After 2014 Elections

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 …

ObamaCare: White House Says Delay Helps Insurers ObamaCare: White House Says Delay Helps Insurers

The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, will see a delay in its second enrollment next year. Formerly slated to begin on October 15, 2014, it will now begin a month later on November 15th instead. White House spokesman …

Health Exchange Sites Receiving Poor Reviews From Uninsured Health Exchange Sites Receiving Poor Reviews From Uninsured

Though only 21% of uninsured Americans have visited new healthcare exchange websites, a vast majority of them are having negative experiences with them. This is according to a new Gallup poll that shows nearly two-thirds (63%) of uninsured Americans who …

Nancy Pelosi: Democrats “Stand Tall” for Obamacare Nancy Pelosi: Democrats “Stand Tall” for Obamacare
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At a time when some Democratic leaders are expressing dissatisfaction with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, and others appear to be poised to jump from a sinking ship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) appeared on NBC’s Meet …

Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will ‘Stand Tall’ in Support of Obamacare Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will ‘Stand Tall’ in Support of Obamacare
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As suspected, the talk around Washington DC is the loss of the presidents approval ratings. As Fox News put it, “President Obama’s approval rating has dropped to 39 percent amid the problems plaguing the ObamaCare rollout, according to a new …