Affordable Care Act
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
The majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando, according to senior White House officials. That’s the opposite of what state officials, under Republican Gov. Rick Scott, said earlier this week.
Federal health officials say nearly 1 million Floridians who bought insurance under the Affordable Care Act will receive roughly $42 million in refunds thanks to a provision in the law.
Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said on Sunday that the 2014 midterm elections are “absolutely not” a referendum on President Obama’s policies, adding that Democrats have an advantage over the Tea Party “extremists” running as Republicans.
Federal health officials have agreed to funnel $2 billion to Florida hospitals and providers that serve uninsured patients for another year.
‘It’s The Most Frustrating System': Man Claims He Tried Calling Obamacare Hotline For Weeks, ‘Never Got Anybody’
The insurance enrollment period under the federal health care law ended Monday the same way it began six months earlier, as technology troubles prevented many consumers from completing the online application process for the first half of the day.
Monday is the last day to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Obamacare Enrollees Getting Kicked Out Of Website, Dealing With Jammed Phone Lines As Deadline Nears
With just days left to sign up for insurance under the president’s new health law, people around Florida are continuing to have mixed results as they try to enroll.
Florida’s Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law. Yet the state has emerged as a tale of what went right with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
A Florida woman had to pay for two health care plans after she had trouble disenrolling from Obamacare.