ObamaCare’s Birth Control Mandate Divides Supreme Court

The issue of ObamaCare’s birth control policy is currently dividing the Supreme Court. The conflict revolves around a religious nonprofit objection to paying for an insurance plan covering contraception. Generally the issue also touches on health care, abortion, and religious…

Obamacare Deadline Looming, So Are Doubled Penalties For Not Being Insured

Obamacare deadline hysteria should be setting in at your state and for good reason. The Obamacare deadline for 2016 is January 31st and many states are scrambling to get people signed up. Of course, they want everyone covered by a…

Ben Carson Announces He is Officially Running for President

Ben Carson has officially announced he is running for president, adding yet another candidate to the Republican field. The retired neurosurgeon spoke with KOMO News on Sunday, and said he is in the 2016 race. “I’m willing to be part…

Ted Cruz Reveals How He Would Change Obamacare

Ted Cruz, the conservative Texas Senator who announced his intent to run for president this week, says he’ll replace the Affordable Care Act with a different healthcare system if he makes it to office, calling it the “single largest job-killer…

Health Insurance Enrollment: Will Obamacare Improve?

Health insurance enrollment is never an easy process, and if we learned anything from last year’s Obamacare enrollment fiasco, it should only be uphill from here. But will it? Obamacare health insurance enrollment opens up on November 15th. Experts say…

Obamacare: Mitch McConnell Wants It Gone

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is in the midst of a fiercely competitive re-election campaign in his home state of Kentucky against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. However, the 72-year-old Minority Leader of the Senate is already talking about the future of…

Obamacare In Trouble If Senate Goes Republican

Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act (or ACA), has a pretty sketchy future should the elections next week yield a Republican Senate. This could make things a lot easier for opponents of the controversial Obamacare law. Minority Leader…

Health Insurance Costs Going Up In Many States

Health insurance costs are going up in many states across the nation. October is generally when open enrollment begins for many health insurance providers, and this year, it seems the choice may be a little harder to make. Many states…

Health Insurance Plans About To See Major Shift

Health insurance plans have been disappearing with the enforcement of standards set up by The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. For example, in New Mexico about 30,000 people are going to have to find new health insurance plans…

Phil Robertson Says Obamacare Can’t Keep You Out of the Grave, No Matter What Obama Says

It may be one of the strangest claims or implications about Obamacare since “death panels”. Duck Dynasty star and patriarch of the Robertson clan, Phil Robertson, recently spoke to Sean Hannity, holding forth on all kinds of topics that his…

Medicare Drug Premiums Set to Rise Yet Again

In a sign of what may become the new normal over the next few decades, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week announced that the price of Medicare premiums for prescription drugs will be rising again this…

Megyn Kelly Holds No Punches; Now No. 1 News Show

For the past 150 consecutive months, Fox News has ruled the ratings roost, being the most watched news program on cable television. For the grand majority of those years, Bill O’Reilly has led the charge for the “fair and balanced”…

Obamacare: Messing With Your Subsidies

Obamacare has hit another snag in its wobbly existence. “If you like your plan, you can keep it” rings false again, but now the victims are not those who were already perfectly happy with what they had. Now, the victims…

Stacey Campfield Goes Godwin’s Law on Obamacare

Over the past two years, and particularly last fall, the rhetoric coming from Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”) has been rather heated. Opposition to the new healthcare law is one of the main issues Republicans are…

Health Insurance: Obamacare Costs Lower Than Expected

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…

Kathleen Sebelius Says She Told Obama Staying “Wasn’t an Option”

Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned last week as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary, said on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday that she made the decision to leave and told President Barack Obama last month that staying “wasn’t an option.”…

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Secretary of Health

Kathleen Sebelius will resign from her post as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, President Obama will announce today, the White House said. Sebelius, 65, will step down just after enrollment in President’s Obama healthcare program…

Obamacare Paradox in Kentucky Could Affect Midterms

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, common called the ACA or “Obamacare”, is the hottest political topic in years. Even now, four years after it took effect, there are still regular battles to repeal it, weaken it, defund it,…

Hobby Lobby Invests in Abortion Pills

In a discovery that is bound to rankle supporters, Mother Jones magazine revealed yesterday that Hobby Lobby is in bed with the enemy. After months/years of fighting the Affordable Care Act’s provisions requiring birth control to be covered by employer-provided…

Obamacare: The End of Insurance As We Know It?

In the early days of the Obamacare debate, before the ACA was codified and passed, there was mention of and support for things like a “public option”, and even “Medicaid for all”. These possibilities sought to remove for-profit insurance companies…