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Did Obamacare Just Allow Tax Payer-Funded Abortions?

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 13:22
A lot has been written about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. One of the biggest issues facing the health care law is tax payer-funded abortions. President Obama argued that the Affordable Care Act would not cover abortions, and after the bill passed and became law, it seemed that his arguments were to be challenged almost immediately. Now, according to a report on Life News, 1,036 health care plans under the Affordable Care…
Insurers Are Finally Shelling Out for Birth Control
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:27
Since January 2013, when the Affordable Care Act started requiring private insurers to pay for 100 percent of women’s contraception, there’s been a nonstop political battle over birth control coverage—who needs it, who gets it, and who should pay for it. The law has changed, but how many people are actually fully covered? IUDs, birth control pills, vaginal rings, injections—it’s all supposed to be paid for by insurance.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 06:22
CBS New York (con't) Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSNewYork.com/ACA Health News & Information: CBSNewYork.com/Health The next Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) will begin on November 15, 2014. But with almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to? According to the U.S.
Census shows small gains in coverage of uninsured in Dallas area
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 18:14
The percentage of Texans without health insurance fell statewide and in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2013 — before the official launch of the Affordable Care Act — according to data released Thursday by the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The percentage of uninsured Texans has fallen every year since 2009, according to the ACS, from 23.8 percent to 22.1 percent in 2013.
Washington Hospital blames Affordable Care Act for 31 layoffs
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 16:35
FREMONT, Calif. (KGO) -- On Wednesday, 31 employees at Washington Hospital in Fremont were laid off. The hospital has been struggling financially and blames the Affordable Care Act and significant reductions in Medicare for the layoffs. Hospitals across the nation have been complaining about Medicare reimbursements, but for a hospital to say they're cutting simply because of the Affordable Care Act, we simply haven't heard that before.
Obamacare Has a Long Way to Go, ACA Experts Say
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 10:36
BOSTON -- When it comes to the president’s health care law, there’s very little that Republicans and Democrats agree on—but one idea that seems to unite analysts, experts and lawmakers across the political spectrum is that Obamacare has done very little to actually improve health care. “The U.S. healthcare system was always dysfunctional. The Affordable Care Act has just provided more access to that dysfunctional system,” iVantage chief Donald Bialek said during an ACA debate…
New Report: Affordable Care Act Can Improve Families' Health and Economic Stability
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 04:59
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and the National Association for State Health Policy tomorrow will release a new report calling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the accompanying Medicaid expansion a significant opportunity to produce better health and economic stability for children and parents together. The report identifies two-generation opportunities within the law and highlights how they can have a significant positive impact on the lives of low-income families.
New Affordable Care Act Tools And Payment Models Deliver $372 Million In Savings, Improve Care
Monday, 15 September 2014 15:36
GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced that ApolloMed ACO generated $10.98 million in savings of which $5.38 million in cash will be distributed to ApolloMed ACO. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have improved patient care and produced hundreds of millions of dollars in…
Funds to help expand primary care
Monday, 15 September 2014 14:52
Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 12:21 am, Tue Sep 16, 2014. Funds to help expand primary care 0 comments COEUR d'ALENE - Heritage Health received a federal grant totaling $269,274 to help expand primary care through the Affordable Care Act. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced Friday that $2,620,576 in Affordable Care Act funding was awarded to 11 health centers in Idaho to expand primary care services.
GAO has questions on Abortion and the Affordable Care Act
Monday, 15 September 2014 13:31
HEALTH CARE Affordable Care Act and abortion math A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010. The Government Accountability Office said in a report released late Monday that only one of 18 insurers it reviewed was separately itemizing a charge for coverage of elective abortions on enrollees’ bills.
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