By Richard Pollock | 11/18/13 07:24 PM
New York's Health Republic nonprofit health insurance co-op can offer cheaper policies and undercut its commercial rivals, thanks to “luxurious” federal subsidies Daniel T. McGowan, Health Republic's former president and CEO, attributed the low rates to “a very luxurious kind of...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/18/13 04:11 PM
Leave it to Vice President Joe Biden to inspire confidence in the federal government's efforts to repair healthcare.gov, the dysfunctional Obamacare website that was supposed to allow users to purchase health insurance online.
By Philip Klein | 11/18/13 02:45 PM
As the troubled rollout of President Obama’s health care law has threatened to wreak havoc with the individual insurance market, more analysts are focusing on a program buried within Obamacare that compensates insurers for excessive losses. Last Thursday, Department of Health and Human...
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/16/13 11:43 AM
President Obama has decided to attack the insurers again. But maybe he’s decided to subsidize them even more. Or both. In waiving the part of Obamacare that outlaws many insurance plans, Obama tried to shift blame for any cancellations to the insurers. But on Friday, he met with...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/15/13 03:24 PM
President Obama and Congress are focused on preventing millions of Americans from losing their insurance plans because of the new health care law, but conservative groups warn that a bigger tidal wave of cancellations is building - and is set to hit just before the 2014 midterm elections....
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/15/13 03:00 PM
House Republicans with support from a few dozen Democrats approved legislation Friday that would alter the new health care law so that millions of canceled insurance policies can be reinstated. The "Keep Your Health Plan Act" passed 261 to 157 with 39 Democrats backing it in a vote viewed as a...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/15/13 12:15 PM
House Democrats are terrified of a Republican attempt to allow people to keep their current health insurance plans, according to one lawmaker who compared the mood in Congress to the reaction to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
By Editorial Writer | 11/14/13 07:24 PM
More than two dozen times since 2008, President Obama said that under Obamacare “if you like your present health insurance plan, you can keep it. Period.” He made that promise over and over despite warnings from his senior aides that it could not be kept, despite the clear text of the law,...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/14/13 04:57 PM
Twenty Republican senators are urging the Obama administration not to give unions special relief from an Obamacare tax that other employers, charities and organizations will be forced to pay under the healthcare law.
By Brian Hughes | 11/14/13 04:55 PM
President Obama defiantly pledged to preserve his healthcare law, trumpeting the Affordable Care Act in Ohio on Thursday, even as Democrats pursue a legislative fix for his signature domestic achievement.
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