As the 2022 Open Enrollment Period opens, a recent study examines how political affiliation may affect decisions to enroll through the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces and receive subsidies.
Month: October 2021
Senate Dems working on Medicaid compromise
The creation of a federal Medicaid expansion program is likely not going to be in the Democrats' sweeping social safety net package. Instead, lawmakers are discussing a plan to subsidize private insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchanges for those who are in the coverage gap, Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin told CNN.
Lower premiums, more choices on Obamacare exchanges for 2022 as Democrats battle to extend generous subsidies
Biden: Democrats’ spending plan is ‘a bigger darn deal’ than Obamacare
President Biden on Thursday said his Build Back Better plan is "a bigger darn deal" than Obamacare, paying homage to the headlines he made in 2010 after being caught on a hot-mic telling then-President Obama that th...
The Affordable Care Act Resurrected
This Viewpoint examines the coverage gap in health insurance in the US and its potential redress by enhancing federal outreach to the uninsured, rendering permanent the health insurance benefits of the American Rescue Plan Act, and establishing a federal health insurance program for low-income adults in states that did not expand their Medicaid programs.
John Roberts is no longer the leader of his own court. Who, then, controls it?
Chief justice no longer sits in supreme court’s ideological center and has lost the power to cast the deciding vote in any ruling
When Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the decisive vote in 2012 that upheld Barack Obama’s signature achievement in office, the Affordable Care Act, he reportedly did so following after a month-long campaign by fellow conservatives to try to get him to join their side.
His decision to side with liberal colleagues inspired ire on the right but it ...