Affordable Care Act
In an effort to get people signed up for Obamacare across the country, more than 50 faith-driven events took place this past weekend as part of “Health Care in the Pulpit.”
Technology glitches plaguing the federal government’s health insurance website may be dominating headlines, but experts say the biggest hurdle facing the Affordable Care Act is getting people to understand it.
After months of build-up, Florida residents were met with technology glitches Tuesday as they tried shopping for health insurance for the first time on government-run online marketplaces, a key component of the Affordable Care Act. Many were unable to enroll, but federal health officials stressed the program was nevertheless off to a good start.
White House Tells Hispanic Groups Spanish-Language Version Of Health Care Website Won’t Be Ready For Few Weeks
With just 48 hours until the launch of one of the key components of the new federal health law, hundreds of health counselors and volunteers are fanning out across the state, knocking on doors, working phone banks and manning tables at concerts and sporting events to tell people how to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration’s top health official made her third visit to Florida on Tuesday and discussed the large number of uninsured Hispanics who will benefit from coverage under the new health law.
Fla. Gov Writes Letter To Boehner Expressing Concern About Security Of People’s Personal Info Under ‘Obamacare’
Florida Gov. Rick Scott wrote to top congressional leaders Monday expressing concern about the security of people’s personal information as they sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama Administration is dispatching its top health official to Florida three times in the coming days to promote the Affordable Care Act in a Republican-led state that has been increasingly resistant to carrying out the new federal health law.
Medicare beneficiaries don’t have to do anything differently and will continue to go to Medicare.gov to sign up for plans.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.