Extra premium subsidies approved as part of the recent stimulus bill will be available on the federal Affordable Care Act exchange starting on Thursday.
Month: March 2021
Wrong tax information sent to nearly a million health care users
The government says some of the tax information sent to Americans enrolled in Obamacare is wrong, telling taxpayers to hold off filing their 2014 returns. Julianna Goldman reports from Washington.
Narrow networks in Obamacare cause outrage
Americans have until Monday to enroll or re-enroll in Obamacare for coverage starting January 1. But many insurance companies offering policies through the healthcare law are quietly offering "narrow networks" to save money. Wyatt Andrews reports.
Mandatory calorie counts coming to menus nationwide
A provision of the Affordable Care Act will soon require calorie counts on menus at restaurants with 20 or more locations. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on the new law and how it can affect America’s health.
Open enrollment for Obamacare begins today
The open enrollment period for the insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, begins on Saturday. Louise Radnofsky, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to discuss what’s for the program this year.
The more the US invests in Obamacare, the more unsustainable it looks
Obamacare has never been more successful. It’s also never been more obviously unsustainable.
In the wake of Covid-19 and the subsequent rise in unemployment, more Americans than ever turned to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s marketplace to buy health insurance. Since early March, when president Joe Biden started a new open-enrollment period, more than 200,000 Americans have signed up. In 2020, 11.5 million health insurance policies were bought through the ACA, and of them, ...
Federal database lists financial ties between medical providers and drug companies
The "Physician Payments Sunshine Act" is part of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Laurie Glimcher, the dean of Weill Cornell Medical College who is also on the board of the drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb, joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the details.
Joe Biden touts $1.9tn Covid rescue package on anniversary of Affordable Care Act
Administration also extended the enrollment period for registering for subsidized health insurance coverage until 15 August
Joe Biden marked the 11th anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act with a trip to Ohio on Tuesday, touting his efforts to reverse many Trump-era measures aimed at weakening the landmark health reform law, and pledging that his $1.9tn Covid rescue package would build on the ACA’s promise.Continue reading...
Biden Boosts Obamacare, Extends Special Enrollment Period
The president touted the success of the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday and urged struggling Americans to enroll in the plan.
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President Biden extends Affordable Care Act special enrollment period
President Biden announces the extension of the Affordable Care Act special enrollment period.