Posts Tagged ‘individual mandate’

Obamacare Open Enrollment Window

Posted on: October 10th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

One of the key facets of Obamacare is the individual mandate which requires that all Americans enroll in a qualified health plan (QHP) that includes a core set of essential health benefits that all plans must cover.  The mandate requires that by march 31st. 2014 all Americans must be enrolled in a health insurance plan […]

Health Insurance Exchanges Open Tomorrow With Delays

Posted on: September 30th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

The health insurance exchanges are to open tomorrow, October 1, and there is a lot of anticipation behind how the online exchanges will pan out.  According to Yahoo! Finance, some state residents and small businesses will be unable to enroll in the online exchanges tomorrow due to technical difficulties.  This is causing a lot of […]

Are you exempt from the individual mandate?

Posted on: August 28th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

One of the most important and controversial components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is the individual mandate, which requires that all Americans purchase health insurance that includes at least a minimum level of essential coverage requirements, or pay a penalty. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), less than 2% of Americans are expected […]

Health Insurance Exchanges May Bring Down Costs

Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The Affordable Care Act has met a lot of opposition, especially as states choose whether or not they are setting up their own state-run exchange.  The mandate says that all states and territories should establish their own health insurance exchange before January 1, 2014 or they will default to a federally run exchange program.  It’s […]

Public Awaits Supreme Court Ruling on Health Reform

Posted on: June 6th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

UPDATE 6/19/2012 – The Supreme Court has withheld their announcement on the health care law once again, and experts speculate there will not be a decision until the end of the month.  News outlets were on stand by this past Monday, June 19th, in hopes that an announcement would be made, but no such luck. […]

The Individual Mandate: Exclusive Report

Posted on: February 21st, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments has come out with an exclusive report on the individual health insurance mandate and its effect on health care reform.  The individual mandate has been an intense debate in Congress for years now and it doesn’t seem the concerns are going to go away any time soon. Many find that a mandate requiring most […]

The Health Insurers Will Prevail

Posted on: April 29th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Timothy P. Carney, a columnist with the Washington Examiner, recently penned an article about the pending health care reform proposals that are being debated.  Mr. Carney’s speculation is that the health insurance companies will win at the end of the day and their proposal will be accepted by Obama and his administration. The health insurers […]

Health Insurance Mandate

Posted on: December 11th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

A recent research poll, funded by Consumer Watchdog, found that only 15% of Americans would support a proposal by health insurance companies to make it mandatory for all Americans to be able to show proof of health insurance coverage or face fines or tax penalties.  President-elect, Barack Obama strongly opposed legislation that would mandate health […]