Posts Tagged ‘health law’

Low-Cost Options Through Health Care Reform: Studies Confirm

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

Two separate studies have recently been released confirming what President Obama’s administration has been saying all along.  Health care reform will bring about more low-cost options for price conscious consumers.  The two private, independent studies from Kaiser Family Foundation and Avalere Health support the claim that health care reform will enable health insurers to offer […]

Will Health Care Reform Mean Less Jobs In 2013?

Posted on: December 31st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Human resource experts have been analyzing the effects that health care reform will have on the hiring process and many believe there will actually be less jobs available and less full-time positions being offered to employees.  A controversial part of the Affordable Care Act requires companies with over 50 employees to offer a health insurance […]

Health Insurance Exchanges: 18 States Opted to Create Their Own

Posted on: December 18th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The deadline for states to decide whether or not they were going to set up their own health insurance exchange was December 14th, and as of now 18 states have opted to create their own marketplace for purchasing health insurance policies.  The US Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, posted Monday that these marketplaces […]

Health Care May Decrease Significantly for Illegal Immigrants

Posted on: December 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Health care reform is setting up a tough situation when it comes to health care for the 11 million illegal immigrants throughout the nation.  As more people become insured through the individual mandate, clinics and hospitals may become overwhelmed and start turning away people who cannot afford to pay. Unfortunately, this falls heavily on illegal […]

Medicaid Expansion Cuts Death Rates

Posted on: July 25th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

POST SCRIPT UPDATE 8/10/2012  - Here is some more information on this monumental report released this summer.  The mortality declines from expanding Medicaid were greatest among adults ages 35-64 including minorities and residents in poorer counties.  The Medicaid expansions had other positive effects such as decreased rates on uninsured residents, lower rates of delayed care […]

Health Care Reform: Supreme Court Police Are Ready

Posted on: June 18th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Supreme Court continues to work out the future of health care reform, and they are expected to make a final ruling on its fate by the end of the month.  This debate is being called “the case of the century” by many and is stirring up a lot of emotion in Americans.  There have […]