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  • White House Reverses Course on Obamacare Cuts from Sequestration

    As part of its latest effort to make Obamacare more politically palatable, the Obama Administration has switched course on a rule that would have made certain exchange subsidies subject to automatic federal spending cuts. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget first spotted the reversal, which was part of a … More

    New Obamacare Delay, But Will It Matter?

    In the 37th significant change to the Affordable Care Act since its passage nearly four years ago, the Obama administration announced yesterday that insurers can wait until 2016 to cancel plans that do not meet Obamacare’s insurance requirements. According to The Hill, which first reported the potential delay, the move … More

    $170 Million Spent On Obamacare Exchange Site That Doesn’t Work

    After receiving multiple requests from federal and state lawmakers, the Government Accountability Office said in a letter today that it will investigate Oregon’s state exchange website that was created by Obamacare, according to KGW.com. The letter, which was addressed to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, said the … More

    Another Obamacare Delay in the Works

    The Obama administration is expected to soon announce another major delay in Obamacare, according to a recent article in The Hill. The announcement, which could come this week, would allow health insurers to continue offering health plans that do not meet minimum coverage requirements in the President’s signature health care … More

    Majority of Small Businesses Will See Health Premium Rate Hike Because of Obamacare

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary last week released with little fanfare a report that is shaking up the debate over Obamacare’s impact on the economy, according to The Wall Street Journal. The federal actuarial report predicted that 65 percent of small businesses will see … More

    Sorry, Obamacare: Private Health Exchange Captures Young Adults

    As Obamacare marketers step up efforts to enroll more young adults,  private health exchange eHealth announced that four out of every 10 of its new customers in the final quarter of 2013 were in that coveted category. According to Kaiser Health News, eHealth CEO Gary Lauer said in an earnings call … More

    3 Things You Don’t Know About Obamacare That Could Hurt You

    Nearly one in three Americans have little familiarity with Obamacare, and the ramifications are playing out in the media. Since each day brings headlines highlighting Americans who are surprised by changes in their health care situation because of President Obama’s signature achievement, The Heritage Foundation compiled three Obamacare items that might … More

    Biden Lowers Obamacare Enrollment Expectations

    Speaking to patrons of a Minneapolis coffee shop on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden moved the goal post further back on how many Americans would enroll in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges before the March 31 deadline. “We may not get 7 million, we may get to five or six … More

    Congressman: If Delaying Employer Mandate Was Unconstitutional, Someone Would Have Sued

    Amid a recent debate about the legality of President Obama’s latest delay in Obamacare, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) argued that opponents could sue if they didn’t like the President’s action to delay a mandate for certain businesses to provide health insurance. “Small businesses support the flexibility and the President is … More

    HHS: Obamacare 'Enrollment' Up to 3.3 Million

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced yesterday that as of February 1 nearly 3.3 million Americans have signed up for health insurance plans through Obamacare’s state and federal-run exchanges. Of the new Obamacare enrollees—1.1 million of whom selected health plans in January—HHS reported that 55 percent are female … More