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Thank the Affordable Care Act for the windfall

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:44
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - More than 6.8 million Americans will get a refund from their health insurer this summer. Kaiser Family FoundationHealth Insurance MarketplaceCenters for Medicare & Medicaid...International Foundation of...Total value of the rebates will be $332 million, with an average of $80 going to each family.
Medical News Today: CDC: HPV vaccination coverage among teens remains 'unacceptably low'
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 07:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings Although there has been a slight increase in human papillomavirus vaccination coverage among adolescents since 2012, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that vaccine coverage in this population remains "unacceptably low.
Medical News Today: Where does the medical marijuana debate stand now?
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 06:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings Currently, 23 US states and DC have legalized the use of marijuana as a medical treatment. Maryland, Minnesota and New York are the most recent to join in 2014, and legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania is pending.
Affordable Care Act refunds due from four Kentucky insurers
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:40
Kentucky families will receive $6.2 million in refunds, an average of $43 per family, under a provision of the Affordable Care Act known as the 80/20 rule. The refunds announced Thursday by the federal government are the result of the rule requiring insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of the money paid in premiums on patient care.
Medical News Today: For low-back pain, paracetamol 'no better than placebo'
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:00
Ratings for this article (click to rate)Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Public / Patient: 0 0 ratings Health Professionals: 0 0 ratings Low-back pain is the main cause of disability worldwide and paracetamol - also known as acetaminophen - is currently the first port of call in terms of reducing pain and speeding recovery.
Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:57
STORY HIGHLIGHTSAccording to a joint study, 10 million Americans gained health coverage this yearThe gain was due primarily to the Affordable Care ActThere was a 5% drop in uninsured adults from September 2013 to April 2014 (KHN) -- About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of…
Study: 10 million Americans gained health coverage
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:56
STORY HIGHLIGHTSAccording to a joint study, 10 million Americans gained health coverage this yearThe gain was due primarily to the Affordable Care ActThere was a 5% drop in uninsured adults from September 2013 to April 2014 (KHN) -- About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of…
More than 10 million people gained coverage under Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:39
THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study estimates that more than 10 million uninsured Americans gained health coverage over the past year due to the Affordable Care Act. The biggest gains came in states that expanded eligibility for Medicaid, the federal insurance program for the poor. Under health care reform, popularly known as Obamacare, states had a choice about expanding eligibility.
Conflicting rulings could put future of Affordable Care Act in question
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:14
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Two rulings, two completely different answers. Now, the Affordable Care Act, could head back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The concern was the wording regarding the 36 states that opted to go with the federal exchange, including Alabama. The Affordable Care Act says tax credits would only go to states that created their own federal exchange. Tuesday one court ruled that was correct, another ruled the opposite.
The Koch Brothers Want To Scare The Obamacare Out Of You
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:01 Written by
By Benjamin Siegel Jul 24, 2014 5:00pm (GenOpp/YouTube) Some people have an unnatural fear of clowns, particularly creepy clowns. Some Republicans feel the same way about Obamacare. A “Creepy Care-nival” held on the National Mall in Washington, DC this week was intended to combine the two and make young people terrified of Obamacare.
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