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Why Obamacare Premiums Are Climbing All Over US

Posted: March 21, 2016 at 2:01 pm   /   Politics

On the third year of the Affordable Care Act exchanges, it is becoming more apparent that the promises of cost saving and premium reduction may only be reserved for people that are able to capture the most subsidies. For example, plans increased rates by 25.1 percent in Kentucky, 14 percent in Ohio, and nearly 11 […]

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Obamacare Insurers Could Get Billions From Controversial Government Fund

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 11:45 am   /   Politics

A $5 billion lawsuit filed by a nonprofit insurer against the Obama administration for a program implemented under Obamacare is raising questions about the use of a fund available for settlements with the government and whether Congress can, and should, intervene. According to legal experts, if the Obama administration decided to settle its class action […]

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Will Failed Obamacare Co-Ops Repay Taxpayers’ Money? Senate Panel Seeks Answers

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 12:15 pm   /   Politics

Top Obamacare officials told a Senate panel Thursday that they can’t guarantee the government ever will recover billions of taxpayer dollars loaned to health insurance “co-ops.” “Today’s hearing is about the families who lost their health care plans, it’s about the taxpayers who were swindled, it’s about the bureaucrats who mismanaged this program, and it’s […]

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The Warning Signs the Obama Administration Ignored About Now Failed Co-Ops, Senate Report Says

Posted: March 10, 2016 at 2:39 pm   /   Politics

The Obama administration ignored warnings from a private consulting firm about the viability of nonprofit insurance companies created under Obamacare, which could ultimately cost the taxpayers $1.2 billion doled out in loans to 12 of the insurers. According to the study from Republicans on the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Deloitte Consulting evaluated loan applications […]

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Houston We Have a Problem!!

Posted: March 9, 2016 at 8:20 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Houston!  We have a problem. Well, actually it’s not just Houston.  It’s Atlanta, New York, Philly, Detroit, LA, Portland, Miami, and every single city, town, village, and hamlet in the USA. You ask what the problem is?  Well, there is an all-out assault on your liberty and Constitution.  Frankly, it doesn’t matter if you are […]

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How Much Are Obamacare Deductibles Up in Your State? Find Out Here

Posted: March 7, 2016 at 5:35 pm   /   Politics

Americans across the country are paying higher health care deductibles under Obamacare. Freedom Partners, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting freedom and expanding opportunity, released an analysis of data tracking the weighted average of 2016 Obamacare deductibles in all 50 states. A total of 41 states saw an average increase in deductibles. “Higher Obamacare deductibles increase, […]

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The Obama Administration’s $5 Billion Obamacare Problem

Posted: March 4, 2016 at 7:55 am   /   Politics

One of Obamacare’s failed consumer oriented and operated plans is suing the government for what could add up to $5 billion. On Wednesday, Health Republic Insurance of Oregon filed a $2.5 billion class action complaint with the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to seek payments owed for itself and other insurers. Dawn Bonder, Health Republic […]

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Congress Plans Fight on Obama Administration’s Illegal Diversion of $3.5 Billion to Insurers

Posted: March 1, 2016 at 2:17 pm   /   Politics

The fight over whether the Obama administration broke the law by prioritizing insurers over billions of dollars in payments to the U.S. Treasury through a program implemented under Obamacare is only beginning. Following the release of a memo from the Congressional Research Service last week, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee pressed Health […]

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Farm Contractors Balk at Obamacare Requirements

Posted: February 24, 2016 at 7:10 pm   /   Politics

Obamacare is putting the agricultural industry in a tizzy. Many contractors who provide farm labor and must now offer workers health insurance are complaining loudly about the cost in their already low-margin business. Some are also concerned that the forms they must file with the federal government under the Affordable Care Act will bring immigration […]

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