Yes, People Are Losing Their Insurance Under Obamacare. Six months into his presidency, Barack Obama promised that his proposed health reforms wouldn’t force people who were happy with their insurance to change.
Obama admin. knew millions could not keep their health insurance. Larry Downing / Reuters U.S.
President Barack Obama walks out to deliver remarks alongside Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, October 1, 2013. By Lisa Myers and Hannah Rappleye NBC News.
Coburn questions Obama rule giving firefighters health coverage. The Obama administration announced the new policy on Tuesday.
The move came after recent blazes in Colorado shed light on federal firefighters' previous lack of health coverage. As seasonal government workers, thousands of firefighters had not been eligible for insurance under the federal employee health plan. In his letter, Coburn asked how the new policy could take effect immediately, bypassing the steps involved in normal federal rule-making.
Prescription for Decline - By Will Marshall. Lost in all the uproar over the U.S.
Supreme Court's June 28 "Obamacare" ruling was the crucial link between health-care reform and the issue voters care most about: the economy. Family fears return to health insurance worries. How Health Care Stocks Are Faring. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Supreme Court will announce its decision on the constitutionality of Obamacare Thursday.
In case you don't remember, the real name of the bill is "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. " From different surveys I have read, it appears there's a 75% chance that the individual health care mandate in the act will be ruled unconstitutional. ValuEngine shows that the Medical Sector is 7.4% overvalued, but within that sector, the Health Maintenance Organizations Industry is 5.6% undervalued.
I will evaluate the price performance of nine stocks in this industry focusing on the volatility since March 26, when the Supreme Court began deliberating on Obamacare. All nine of the stocks I profile are rated Strong Buy or Buy according to ValuEngine, and all but one traded lower during the period of deliberation by the Supreme Court. Here's a table of information from www.ValuEngine.com include my value levels, pivots and risky levels. Cramer: Health Care Ruling Hurts Small Business AET, HUM - TheStreet TV. Dividend Stock Advisor Try it NOW Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
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Declaring that the “highest court in the land has now spoken,” Obama said the 5-4 decision by the high court reaffirmed a fundamental principle that “no illness or accident should lead to any family’s financial ruin.” The stunning news provided a much-needed boost for the White House ahead of an election that many expect will go down to the wire. Why Do Working-Class People Vote Conservative? June 6, 2012 | Like this article?
Join our email list: Thanks Obamacare. Thanks, Obamacare. Liberal Supreme Court Reporters Are Panicking About The Fate Of Obamacare. Pelosi: Obamacare Allows You to Quit Your Job and Become 'Whatever' House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.
-Calif.) (AP Photo/J. Kagan Sits in Judgment of Obamacare—Despite Cheering Its Passage and Assigning Lawyer to Defend It. Then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan and President Barack Obama in the White House on May 10, 2010, the day Obama nominated Kagan to the U.S.
Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Administration Admits to Court: Under Obamacare, Select Group Can Get Health Care, Not Pay for It, Not Buy Insurance, Not Pay Penalty. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama has justified the mandate in his health-care law that requires individuals to buy health insurance by arguing that it will eliminate free riders—that is, people who get health care (often from emergency rooms) but, lacking insurance, never pay anything back into the health-care system. Romney Leads GOP Contest, Trails in Matchup with Obama. Gas Prices Offset Good News about Jobs Overview Mitt Romney has retaken a significant lead nationally in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, even as he has fallen further behind Barack Obama in a general election matchup.
Moreover, Obama’s own job approval rating has reached 50% for the first time since last May, shortly after the killing of Osama bin Laden. The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, conducted March 7-11 among 1,503 adults, including 1,188 registered voters and 538 Republican and Republican-leaning voters, finds that Romney leads Rick Santorum, 33% to 24%, in the GOP nomination contest.
A month ago, the two men were in a virtual tie (28% Romney, 30% Santorum). But both GOP frontrunners are running well behind Barack Obama in general election matchups. Obama also holds an enthusiasm advantage over both of his main GOP rivals. Obama is widely viewed as likely to defeat either Romney or Santorum in November. SCOTUS Preview Part III: The Perils Of Overreach. By Ian Millhiser on March 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm. Why Your Doctor Secretly Hates Obamacare - Katie Kieffer. Your doctor won’t tell you this when you’re sitting in his office, so I will: He hates Obamacare. It’s time you know why your doctor is concerned about Obamacare. Doctors already live in constant fear of malpractice lawsuits.
The last thing they want to do is stick their necks out and publicly attack Obamacare. Doctors also do not have an effective D.C. lobby group or public advocate. Ethan Rome: Supreme Damage: Why the Court Can't Throw Out Obamacare. The Supreme Court will uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) not only because it's constitutional, but because to do otherwise would impose a massive judicial intervention in one of the economy's most complex sectors and derail a train with millions of individuals and businesses on board. If the conservative justices disregard decades of legal precedents and strike all or part of Obamacare, they would not merely be tearing down the most sweeping piece of social legislation since Medicare and Medicaid, they would be taking away substantial consumer protections and benefits from millions of America's seniors, families and small businesses.
The court would have to take responsibility for dismantling the law piece by piece, a task as difficult as it is unconscionable. Why Striking Down Obamacare Will Put Medicare Payments In Jeopardy. By Guest Contributor on April 24, 2012 at 12:22 pm. TV - HD Videos With CEOs, Analysts, Fund Managers and More. In Colorado, Obama goes from gas to green - The Hill's E2-Wire. Just hours after calling for expanded oil and natural gas production in Nevada, President Obama traveled to Colorado to extend an olive branch of sorts to his environmentalist base. Northeast States Cut Heating Aid To Poor - From the Wires. NLG condemns NDAA provisions on indefinite detention. Obama's Broken Promise on Gitmo's Tenth Anniversary.
Poster by Maria Shirshova. The cost of shopping for health insurance. (Jud Burkett - The Spectrum via Associated Press) When I wrote a story last week about Congress quietly closing health reform’s Consumer Assistance Program, Wonkblog readers and health-care economists alike quickly seized on one crucial detail: the program’s price tag. Thirty-five states received a total of $30 million to help consumers find affordable coverage, answer health insurance queries and appeal denied claims. I led the story with Texas, which received a $2.8 million grant and, with it, hired nine employees who have handled about 6,000 phone calls. Do the math, and the federal government has spent $466 on each call that the Texas Consumer Health Assistance Program has handled.