By Richard Pollock and Kelly Cohen | 02/05/14 07:11 PM
A New York nonprofit improperly diverted $25 million meant to help establish three Obamacare health insurance co-ops to a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary, a congressional oversight committee said Wednesday. The Freelancers Union, which received $340 million in federal loans to set up co-ops...
By Philip Klein | 02/05/14 04:58 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday proposed a new guidance for 2015 aimed at expanding choices of doctors and hospitals on plans offered through the exchanges in President Obama's health care law. But in an effort to answer one complaint of Obamacare, the proposed...
By Richard Pollock | 02/05/14 02:23 PM
The “very rocky start" for Obamacare's health care exchanges has hurt many federally financed health care co-ops, a co-op trade association leader plans to tell Congress on Wednesday. Janice S. VanRiper, the executive director of the National Alliance of State Health Co-ops, is giving the...
By David M. Drucker | 02/05/14 12:52 PM
Republican critics of Obamacare have lately trained their fire on a program within the health care law that would provide a federal bailout to companies that lose money on insurance plans they sell on the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
By David M. Drucker | 02/04/14 06:33 PM
House Republican leaders are considering a proposal to raise the debt ceiling that would include legislation to repeal Obamacare's “risk corridor” program, decried as a bailout for health insurance companies. The Republican leadership is informally whipping the proposal with rank-and-file...
01/30/14 09:17 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — State officials say 14 people who managed the troubled MNsure online health insurance exchange were paid bonuses of more than $26,000 just after its launch. Software problems plagued the website, which overwhelmed its call center in St. Paul after the exchange went...
By Paul Bedard | 01/28/14 01:18 PM
The owner of a husband/wife beverage company in California, Dwight “Bone Daddy” Perkins had the best and most expensive Kaiser Permanente small group plan available. On Jan. 21, the gut shot hit. Kaiser sent him a letter canceling his policy because of Obamacare.
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