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  • 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

    Physician Lawmakers: We Have Plenty of Ideas for Reforming America’s Health Care Sector

    Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) admitted today he almost had “a [Rep.] Joe Wilson moment” when he heard President Obama claim at the recent State of the Union Address that Republicans do not have any ideas for reforming the health care sector. Wilson, a Republican House representative from South Carolina, shouted … More

    IRS Chief: Taxpayers Need to Be Aware of Possible Repayments for Obamacare Tax Credits

    The new head of the Internal Revenue Service said in a congressional hearing Wednesday that he’s concerned Americans aren’t aware of a tax credit issue in Obamacare that could cause headaches as early as next year’s tax filing season. Speaking in a House Ways and Means Committee oversight subcommittee hearing … More

    Obamacare Enrollees Stuck with HealthCare.gov Errors

    Thousands of Americans who have asked the federal government to fix errors on their Obamacare applications aren’t likely to get solutions anytime soon, according to internal government data obtained by The Washington Post. Some 22,000 Americans have filed appeals over errors made while applying for health coverage on HealthCare.gov, the … More

    How Liberal or Conservative Is Your State?

    Pop culture and media may tilt left, but Americans were much more likely to self-identify as conservatives rather than liberals in 2013, according to a Gallup poll released on Friday. The poll—part of Gallup’s “State of the States” survey that randomly samples 178,527 adults living in all 50 states and … More