The White House effectively extended the Obamacare Open Enrollment Period by allowing anyone who claims to have started the healthcare enrollment process on Healthcare.gov, but was unable to finish it by the March 31 deadline, to have until the mid-April … Read More
The Obama administration will allow people having health insurance plans that don’t comply with Affordable Care Act (ACA) to keep them through October 2017, as long as states will allow it. This is the second Obamacare extension for non-Obamacare plans.
There is another delay in health law mandate for large businesses. According to Associated Press: “The Treasury Department announced Monday that companies with 50 to 99 employees have an additional year to comply with the coverage mandate, until January 1, … Read More
The recent article The Real Reason You May Not Be Able to Keep Your Doctor Under The New Healthcare Law written by Robert Laszewski and published in The Health Care Blog discusses in depth the question many people ready to … Read More
The disastrous rollout of Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) triggered several recent changes to Obamacare. Here is a brief description of changes. Obamacare Delay for Businesses with more than 50 Employees Originally, any business with 50 or more full time … Read More
The very disappointing start of Obamacare caused the decision to overhaul the government website healthcare.gov. The White House vowed to fix all major bugs by Nov. 30, 2013. This triggered several discussions how to make Obamacare more appealing to consumers … Read More
Excellent chart was published recently in the Chicago Tribune. It provides a look how Americans access health coverage since opening the Health Marketplaces. It also provides information about how the implementation of the health care law varies across the states.
On Sept. 26, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) announced that online Obamacare enrollment for small businesses using the federal SHOP exchange will be delayed until Nov.1, 2013. The small businesses who want to purchase healthcare insurance … Read More
Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) includes provision limiting out-of-pocket costs for health plans, including deductibles and copayments, to $6,350 for an individual and $12,700 for a family. Recently, however, one-year grace period was granted to some insurers, allowing them to set higher … Read More
There are substantial changes in Medicare home care coverage for Medicare skilled nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for people with chronic conditions and disabilities. The recent settlement (Jimmo vs. Sebelius) removed the “improvement standard” from Medicare requiring an improvement of … Read More