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Halbig vs. Burwell: Potential Devastation to Obamacare
July 17, 2014
Halbig vs. Burwell: Potential Devastation to Obamacare

Nearly five million Americans receiving health insurance subsidies through Obamacare are in danger of losing their financial assistance and watching their premiums hike to unaffordable heights. Whether this happens to the fullest, doesn’t happen at all or happens on some level in between all depends on the outcome of the Halbig v. Burwell case. Under…

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Gaping Holes in ACA Verification Leave Unsolved Problems
July 16, 2014
Gaping Holes in ACA Verification Leave Unsolved Problems

Millions of Obamacare Application Discrepancies Remain Unresolved The rollout of Obamacare has produced some tremendous growing pains in the United States. This is true not only for those implementing the new law, but also for the consumers, the insurance companies, and even the medical professionals. A new growing pain of sorts has reared its head,…

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What You Need to Know About Obamacare Renewals
July 9, 2014
What You Need to Know About Obamacare Renewals

The Effects of Automatic Renewal on Obamacare Premiums Plans to re-enroll individuals and families into the same health insurance plans they subscribed to through the federal exchange last year have been made. This may come to the dismay of many who overlooked the option to opt out, who do not plan to keep the same…

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What’s in Store for Premiums and Cost Sharing under Obamacare?
June 18, 2014
What’s in Store for Premiums and Cost Sharing under Obamacare?

Supporters of Obamacare had something to brag about when average insurance premiums didn’t rise to the sky as predicted by opponents of the new law. While many still saw modest increases, the actual sticker shock was reserved for much smaller groups. For instance, women between the ages of 55 and 64 experienced average increases in…

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America’s Reaction to the Affordable Care Act after the Unveiling: Polls Reveal Current Public Opinion
June 6, 2014
America’s Reaction to the Affordable Care Act after the Unveiling: Polls Reveal Current Public Opinion

Two months after the deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the laws of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans have widely varying opinions about the effect this new healthcare law has had on the nation. A poll conducted by Bankrate revealed that 43% of Americans believe that the Affordable Care…

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Why Are Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups?
May 23, 2014
Why Are Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups?

The Effects of Hospital Systems Buying Physician’s Groups All across the country, hospital systems are scouring the market in attempts to acquire physician groups as they arrange their business to fall in line with a system that reimburses based on quality of care, outcomes and cost control rather than the traditional fee-for-service system. In the…

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How Obamacare Will Affect the Medical Billing Industry
April 16, 2014
How Obamacare Will Affect the Medical Billing Industry

You would have to search far and wide to find someone in the United States who disagrees that a radical healthcare overhaul is absolutely necessary. The same person would have to search equally hard to find someone who wasn’t thoroughly confused by all 2,000 plus pages of the Affordable Care Act and all the news…

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Real Life Financial Crises Related to Obamacare
April 8, 2014
Real Life Financial Crises Related to Obamacare

The political uproar since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act is covered in some of the dirtiest, mud-slinging backlashes in recent history. Citizens and lawmakers alike are frustrated, and people who once agreed now find themselves on opposing teams pointing fingers at one another. Due to the Affordable Care Act, the underlying cost of…

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Why Some States Will See Higher Premium Increases With Obamacare
April 4, 2014
Why Some States Will See Higher Premium Increases With Obamacare

Speculation of the total effect of Obamacare on health insurance premiums has been reported on opposing ends of the opinion spectrum. Critics are concerned that health insurance premiums will double for many Americans. On the contrary, supporters claim that the cost of insurance increases every year, in turn, causing premiums to rise as well, but…

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Open Enrollment for Obamacare Approaches with Some Flexibility
March 30, 2014
Open Enrollment for Obamacare Approaches with Some Flexibility

The opportunity to enroll in Obamacare without facing a penalty according to the Affordable Care Act is scheduled to end on March 31, 2014. However, President Obama has stated that he will be lenient with those individuals who are trying to enroll before the deadline, but are having difficulties or encounter a waiting period. This…

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