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Should you worry about ACA hikes?

Should you worry about ACA hikes?

By Shelby Livingston  |  October 29, 2016

Policy experts say the projected double-digit hikes are unlikely to affect the majority of people who enroll in health plans through the federal exchange. At the same time, benchmark premiums in some states, including Arkansas, Indiana and Ohio, will increase only slightly or even decrease in 2017.

Double-digit premium hikes unlikely to affect most ACA shoppers

Double-digit premium hikes unlikely to affect most ACA shoppers

By Shelby Livingston  |  October 25, 2016

Health insurance premiums for the benchmark exchange plans are set to rise 25% on average in 2017—an eye-popping figure that has fueled another wave of criticism by Republicans seeking to dismantle the ACA. But policy experts say the projected hikes are unlikely to affect most enrollees.

Some Medicare enrollees are accidentally getting marketplace tax credits

By Virgil Dickson  |  September 14, 2016

The CMS says some Medicare beneficiaries are receiving tax credits to purchase insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. The agency is warning them to cancel their exchange coverage immediately and pay back the credit they've received.

Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

By Associated Press  |  August 29, 2016

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's healthcare law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

CMS delays star ratings for HealthCare.gov plans

By Virgil Dickson  |  May 04, 2016

The CMS has delayed plans to roll out a star-rating system intended to help consumers make informed health coverage decisions when shopping on HealthCare.gov.

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