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  • Health Insurance Marketplace report
    Competition and choice expands in 2015 Obamacare health insurance exchanges
    Consumers will have more options this fall when selecting a health insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced yesterday. While some insurance companies are pulling out of...
  • Affordable Care Act
    Obamacare premiums lowered for 2015 in several major cities
    The cost of a Silver plan in the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace will drop 4.4 percent in Portland, Maine to $282 a month. Seattle residents will see a 9.8 percent drop in premium costs to $254 a month, and in Denver, rates will decrease 15.6...
  • Tsunami Is Coming
    ACA Brings On The 100-Year Flood
    Today in Chicago it is HOT. They are saying with the humidity, it is like 106 degrees. While the day is heating up, the weather decides it will throw a thunderstorm at us. The heat can be misleading at times. The same goes with health insurance...
  • Public woes over Affordable Care Act not over yet
    Obamacare may eat your tax refund
    There is perhaps nothing more consistent in creating unintended consequences than politics and legislation. This aptitude for unexpected and often unwanted results is only amplified when coupled with partisan (in)action, rushed legislation, and/or...
  • Open Enrollment
    Open Enrollment Approaches for Families Who Need Insurance
    Some life changing events are good -- like the birth of a child or marriage, but some are not so good, like the loss of a job or divorce. The one thing that all of these events have in common is that they qualify you for open enrollment for health...
  • Barney Frank says the Obama Administration ‘Just lied to people’
    Barney Frank says the Obama Administration ‘Just lied to people’
    Barney Frank, the former Democratic US Representative from Massachusetts, said during a recent interview with HuffPost that President Obama and his administration shouldn’t have told people “that if you like your current health care...
  • Is Common Sense compatable with Obamacare?
    Should we make a common sense decision to dismantle Obamacare aka ACA?
    The decision to nationalize American healthcare was overwhelming premised on one allegedly enormous number. This number was the number of persons who allegedly wanted, but could not afford healthcare. WE THE PEOPLE were told that this number was...
  • Medicare cuts protest
    Social Security fund good through 2033; Medicare fund improves with Obamacare
    The Social Security Trust Fund is sufficient to continue paying benefits at current levels through 2033, according to the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees annual reports released today. This is unchanged since last year’s...
  • Appeals Court ruling may change the premium tax subsidy.
    Obamacare Might Take A Turn For The Worse?
    Last week, two court rulings about the wording of the health care law may change the face of “Obamacare”. The case revolves around four words of the Affordable Care Act, which says the tax credits are available to people who enroll...
  • D.C. Appeals Court’s Blow to Obamacare could affect subsidies to Floridians
    D.C. Appeals Court’s Blow to Obamacare could affect subsidies to Floridians
    Today the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that 36 states including Florida that have not set up their own health insurance exchanges are barred from getting government subsidies to residents who signed up for low premium Obamacare policies.Judge...
  • Federal Court of Appeals deals possible devastating blow to Affordable Care Act
    Federal Court of Appeals deals possible devastating blow to Affordable Care Act
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling on Tuesday morning in Halbig vs. Burwell, a case that questions the legal authority of the Internal Revenue Service to issue tax credits and penalties to individuals and...
  • Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Hobby Lobby.
    Hobby Lobby Sets Stage for Health Care Reform
    The backlash of the Hobby Lobby ruling was quite interesting in Chicago. Many people I know, on Facebook for example, started spitting out words that put down Hobby Lobby as a Christian based company or things that were false about the case itself...
  • Paddle Fest 2012
    Memorial paddle and Paddle Fest return to Lake George this weekend
    Kayakers will traverse the entire 32 miles of Lake George this weekend for the 5th Annual Love the Lake Memorial Paddle. Participants will launch from Mossy Point boat launch in Ticonderoga Friday afternoon and will paddle south, stopping at...
  • Barack Obama
    New report: 20 million more Americans have health care due to 'Obamacare'
    Despite negative rhetoric constantly coming from the Republican party, the Affordable Care Act seems to be doing what it was set out to do.The Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," was never a perfect solution to the health care problems...
  • Patty Murray
    Democrats introduce ‘fix’ to Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision
    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote that Congress could take action to ensure women have access to the particular contraceptives that the Court ruled corporations such as Hobby Lobby, Inc. could omit from their employees’ health plans....