Affordable Care Act


Obamacare: A Success Story

Obamacare: A Success Story

Obamacare has had its share of diehard critics. Yet so far it has been a success story in spite of the odds against it....

Jun 27 2014, 4:10am CDT

Affordable Care Act is Not Obamacare

Affordable Care Act is Not Obamacare

US gvernment's rep. Nancy Pelosi clearifies that Affordable Care Act is not Obamacare. And she called Affordable Care Act...

Mar 25 2014, 10:08am CDT

Affordable Care Act Faces Hurdles

Affordable Care Act Faces Hurdles

Obamacare’s star program known as the Affordable Care Act is facing hurdles in its way. The issue of free contraceptives for wo...

Mar 25 2014, 5:04am CDT

Health Insurance Deadline is Getting Nearer

Health Insurance Deadline is Getting Nearer

The health insurance deadline in the United States is approaching its deadline. The time beyond which insurance benefits won’t...

Mar 8 2014, 3:55am CST

Health Insurance Downgraded by Moody’s and Obamacare

Health Insurance Downgraded

The health care industry has taken a nosedive. The downgrading has many reasons behind it. Moody’s changed label from “stable”...

Jan 27 2014, 6:51am CST

Medicare Cuts May Prove Detrimental

Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental

After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to...

Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

Two months ago, L.A.-based security researcher Kristian Erik Hermansen was signing up for Obamacare via the Covered California...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

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Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending?

The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for t...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge f...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads

As we launch into 2014, I must regrettably report that we have yet to develop a vaccine or cure that can assist those who have...

Jan 4 2014, 10:46am CST

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Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity

Build it and they will come. I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app...

Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013

Learning From The Top Posts, Tweets, And Search Terms Of 2013

Every year the top social platforms and search engines publish a list of items that made the needle jump on their respective we...

Dec 31 2013, 5:01pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to n...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government

You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He wo...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the...

Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST

How Secure Are Your Medical Records?

How Secure Are Your Medical Records?

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Can Do To Protect Your Privacy There are many moments when I’m grateful for the ways technolog...

Dec 27 2013, 4:36pm CST

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14 Financial Resolutions For 2014

Do you have any financial resolutions for New Year’s this year? Despite evidence of declining financial wellness, a recent surv...

Dec 27 2013, 9:36am CST

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Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

Websites deploy a host of measures to battle online vitriol, with mixed results NEW YORK (AP) — Mix blatant bigot...

Dec 26 2013, 9:21am CST

Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam

Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam

A new health care delivery system that rewards doctors and hospitals for working together to improve quality continues to gathe...

Dec 23 2013, 11:46am CST

Why The U.S. Needed Obamacare's Website Debacle

Why The U.S. Needed Obamacare's Website Debacle

In today’s New York Times, Michael D. Shear and Annie Lowrey wrote about an issue as critical to the American future as many fi...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

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TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition

Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a c...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

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Having Given Up On World Peace, Here's A Modest Christmas Wish List For Santa Claus

I don’t expect very much from Santa Claus these days. I mean, he’s been a disappointment over the years. My desires are few—pow...

Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST

Obama to Health Insurance Companies: Merry Christmas. Now, Drop Dead.

Obama to Health Insurance Companies: Merry Christmas. Now, Drop Dead.

Insurance is a complicated product. Even President Obama figured that out. Hundreds of highly trained actuaries spend thousands...

Dec 23 2013, 5:36am CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Br...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

Obamacare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market

Obamacare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market

The business of treating patients via telehealth in the U.S. will dramatically increase to nearly $2 billion in revenue within...

Dec 22 2013, 8:41am CST

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What Patients Don't Know About Obamacare

I get the question every day: “Hey Doc, I hope I still can come see you after Obamacare.” Why wouldn’t you still see me? My sta...

Dec 21 2013, 10:36am CST

Obamacare is Stuck in a Rut

Obamacare is Stuck in a Rut

Obamacare never got off to a good start. Today, while the health care plan is picking up speed, it still seems to be stuck in a...

Dec 21 2013, 9:17am CST

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12 Attractive Stocks For 2014 That Performed Superbly In 2013

After having gotten too obsessed with the Fed’s taper dance, investors need to get back to the basic business of investing. And...

Dec 20 2013, 10:56am CST

As ObamaCare Launches, Walgreen Profit Soars

As ObamaCare Launches, Walgreen Profit Soars

Walgreen Co., the giant pharmacy that is pushing more into providing health care services beyond the prescription counter, said...

Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST

Lie of the Year Award Goes to Obama

Lie of the Year Goes to Obama

President Obama in an off the cuff remark said that, “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” However, things turn...

Dec 14 2013, 4:10am CST