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  • Obamacare failure could reduce U.S. drug sales by 30%

    November 19, 2013

    Expenditures in the $2.7 trillion U.S. health care system have doubled since 1980, growing to 18% of gross domestic product and leading to financial success for drugmakers, hospitals and insurers.

  • ACA consultants warned of website failure in March

    November 19, 2013

    Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee say it shows that public promises the project was on schedule from top administration officials were incorrect.

  • Obamacare rollout-rescue model seen in Romney’s Massachusetts

    November 18, 2013

    If enrollment in the online marketplaces repeats the pattern set in the Massachusetts exchange that was the model for Obamacare, the young people vital to the plan’s financial stability are paying little attention to the federal website’s mishaps.

  • Don’t get distracted by ACA ‘noise’

    November 15, 2013

    The announcement that insurance carriers can offer one-year renewals for plans that were cancelled for not being compliant with the Affordable Care Act will have no effect on large employers, most of whom are currently in the middle of open enrollment. Small group plans, however, could be affected.


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  • HHS reduces premiums for PPACA risk pools

    June 1, 2011

    New steps to reduce premiums and make it easier for Americans to enroll in the federally administrated Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan risk pool were announced May 31 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • IRS issues PPACA guidance on W-2 reporting

    March 30, 2011

    The Internal Revenue Service has issued interim guidance to employers on the informational reporting requirements on each employee's annual Form W-2 of the cost of the health insurance coverage they sponsor for employees.

  • A Q&A on the CLASS Act

    March 24, 2011

    Currently, more than 12 million people in the United States need some kind of long-term care, with costs ranging from $20/hour for home health care to over $3,000/month for assisted living.

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