Affordable Care Act

SNK Has Had A Very Good Year And It Is Probably Due To The Switch

In a recent financial report for SNK, it seems the company has done very well this year and that likely means the Switch has had a big part in that.<p>To break down the figures a bit, from the Summer of 2016 to the Summer of 2017 SNK saw sales amounting to 4.281 billion yen (or around $38.4 million), …

Gaming Consoles

Obamacare Enrollment Surges Even As Trump Tries To Sabotage The Health Care Law

Former president Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement was, without a doubt, the Affordable Care Act. That's one reason observers and …

ObamaCare

ACA Round-Up: Third Open Enrollment Snapshot; Distributional Effects Of Individual Mandate Repeal

On November 22, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its third weekly enrollment snapshot for the 2018 open enrollment …

Health Care

Your 2 Cents’ Worth for Thursday, November 23, 2017

We were not all created equal. Trump, for example was born on third base.<p><i>— And thinks he hit a home run</i><p>My sweet retribution toward my married sexual …

Des Moines

Racism and Avarice: Thanksgiving in Trump's Dystopia

President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs the White House, November 21, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty …

Liberal View

Confident about passing tax cuts, Trump declares Obamacare repeal and replace is next

President Trump’s first Tweet following a flurry of Thanksgiving-related posts was a bold one. He declared that “we will Repeal & Replace [Obamacare] …

Conservative View

ACA health care sign ups are running smoothly so far in Montana

Though state-level numbers aren't in, insurance companies and those who help people get coverage say the process is working smoothly in the open …

Health Care

Health care's individual mandate is a tax and deserves to be part of the tax debate

One of the more inventive ways the GOP fights the battle for cutting taxes has been to introduce the Obamacare individual mandate as part of the tax …

Health Care

Murkowski backs ACA individual mandate repeal

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a moderate Republican who broke ranks over the summer to vote against GOP plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, has written …

U.S. Politics

Despite the risks, Murkowski backs ACA mandate repeal

When Senate Republican leaders added the repeal of the ACA’s individual mandate to their tax plan, it looked like an enormous gamble. After all, the …

Health Care

Florida leads way as Obamacare enrollment outpaces prior years

Florida Obamacare enrollment counselors are seeing “a lot of enthusiasm” for the beleaguered program, despite a shorter sign-up period and less …

Health Care

Healthcare REITs Are Sick

The healthcare real estate landscape has undergone a seismic shift since the Affordable Care Act initiated in 2010. The ACA began to shift the …

Investing

Obamacare Sign-Ups Slow Slightly in Shortened Enrollment Period

Enrollment in Obamacare plans for 2018 slowed in the past week, raising the possibility that a shorter sign-up window could curtail the number of …

ObamaCare

Cassidy's Health Care Premium Spin

Sen. Bill Cassidy claims he has a way to prevent the Senate tax plan from raising health insurance premiums. He doesn't.

ObamaCare

Obamacare is thriving despite GOP attempts to kill it

Senate Republicans are set on repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate as part of their tax bill. The move would save the …

ObamaCare

Enrollment in ACA health-care plans is still running ahead of last year

The number of Americans signing up for health-care plans under the Affordable Care Act continues to run ahead of last year in states relying on the federal insurance exchange, according to federal figures released Wednesday that span nearly half of an abbreviated enrollment season.<p>Between the start …

Health Care

Tax bill odds improve as Murkowski backs repeal of ACA mandate

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s decision to agree to smash Obamacare’s individual mandate may remove one obstacle to passing the Senate Republican …

Health Care

Sign-ups reach 2.3 million in first three weeks of ACA open enrollment

Plan selections through HealthCare.gov during the first three weeks of the fifth ACA open enrollment continue to top last year's sign-ups, though …

Medicare

Murkowski renews her support for ACA mandate repeal

<b>MURKOWSKI RENEWS HER SUPPORT FOR ACA MANDATE REPEAL —</b> In an op-ed, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and key swing vote writes that she wants to roll back the mandate, a potential boon for her party's long-running struggle to strike down pieces of Obamacare as well as for the chamber's fast-moving tax …

Health Care

Love in the time of open enrollment: Should you marry for health insurance?

When I knew I would be getting insurance through my job, Ken and I talked about whether marriage would be a smart move for the health benefits.

Philadelphia

5 Reasons Communities of Faith Should Be Alarmed by the Tax Bill

President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), and many other GOP lawmakers have continually referenced faith and religion when referring to …

Liberal View

A proposed bill would cut $1.2 billion annually from critical access hospitals.

<b>Nov. 22—</b>Legislation intended to support rural hospitals actually would cut Medicare payments and accelerate the closings of rural hospitals, rural …

Health Care

ACA NEOGEO SOCCER BRAWL Is Now Available For Xbox One

<b>Content: ACA NEOGEO PULSTAR</b> <br>Check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region<b>Game Description:</b> SOCCER BRAWL is a soccer game released by SNK in …

Gaming

GOP tax plan has become an accounting lie told to American taxpayers

When we endorsed the GOP tax reform plan two weeks ago, we had the basic expectation that Republicans would be intellectually honest in their pursuit …

Denver

What would happen to Obamacare if people weren't required to buy health insurance?

Do people have to be threatened into buying health insurance?<p>That’s a much more important question now that the Senate Republicans' tax plans include eliminating the Affordable Care Act's requirement that people buy insurance or face fines. The move would give senators an estimated $338 billion in …

Health Care

‘Skinny’ health plans confuse consumers

Consumers coping with the high cost of health insurance are the target market for new plans that claim to be lower-cost alternatives to the Affordable Care Act that fulfill the law’s requirement for health coverage.<p>But experts and regulators warn consumers to be cautious — and are raising red flags …

Health Care

Repealing the individual mandate would do substantial harm

By Matthew FiedlerThe tax legislation reported by the Senate Finance Committee last week included repeal of the individual mandate, which was created …

Health Care

Alaskan Senator supports free choice for health care

FAIRBANKS —I have always supported the freedom to choose. I believe that the federal government should not force anyone to buy something they do not …

Health Care

Trump Administration Set to Defend Birth Control Rules That Pit Religion Against Women’s Health

Alicia Baker grew up in a deeply religious family. Her parents were leaders in their congregation. They took Baker and her sister on mission trips …

Rights & Freedoms

Letters: Stop whining about Elon Musk; he’s brilliant

Elon Musk and Tesla seem to be getting alot of criticism recently. Complainers rant about slow introductions of new cars, over-worked employees, and …

Tucker Carlson