Recently, the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association has been aggressively lobbying Congress to ignore the Obama administration’s illegal diversion of tax dollars into the pockets of—you guessed it—health insurers. At issue is funding for the “transitional reinsurance” program in section 1341 of the Affordable Care Act. In that section, Congress instructed the Department […]
Deirdre Folley is one of more than 600,000 people nationwide who is considered uninsured. Yet when her daughter suffered a hairline fracture in her leg, requiring visits to an urgent care center, radiologist, and orthopedist, Folley and her family didn’t end up paying anything for the cost of her care even though charges totaled nearly […]
Fox Business News’ Stuart Varney tries to take Zeke Emanuel, Obamacare’s architect, to the woodshed, demanding an apology for Obamacare’s failure to make healthcare “affordable”. Virtually all of Obamacare’s promises — especially lower healthcare premiums — have been broken. Those premiums, AND associated deductibles, are soaring. But listen to Emanuel — he is unfazed, claiming […]
Consumers in 19 states will see increases to their health insurance rates in the double digits for 2017, according to publicly available data filed with state insurance regulators. Since June, insurance companies have been submitting proposed rate requests to state Departments of Insurance for the 2017 plan year. The U.S. Department of Health and Human […]
Five states will be down to just one health insurer on the Obamacare marketplace next year, and consumers in 664 counties are projected to face that same situation under a law sold as providing “choice and competition.” The five states that will have no choice are Alabama, Alaska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming. Two more […]
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Ask 68-year-old Gavin Braithwaite how he feels about the amount he and his wife, Louellen, are expecting to pay for health insurance next year, and he’ll tell you he’s horrified, but not exactly surprised. Since 1992, Gavin said, he’s watched the cost of their coverage increase over the years. In the past few years, the […]
Given the modern political obsession with demographics, the millennial generation is now front and center in the run-up to November. Much of the focus in recent months has been on young people’s enthusiasm for Bernie Sanders and lack of interest in Hillary Clinton. Almost nothing has been reported about potential support for Donald Trump. How […]