Dem senators warn Obamacare rule ‘particularly harmful and disruptive’

WASHINGTON EXAMINER By SEAN HIGGINS, March 24, 2015, 5:00 am Six Democratic senators and one independent have asked the Department of Health and Human Services to a delay a new rule that would likely force small businesses to pay more for employee health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The senators warn that… Read More

Tax Error in health act has impact on 800,000

NY TIMES By ROBERT PEAR, FEB. 20, 2015 WASHINGTON — About 800,000 taxpayers who enrolled in insurance policies through HealthCare.gov received erroneous tax information from the government and were urged on Friday to hold off on filing tax returns until the error could be corrected. The Obama administration, under heavy pressure from congressional Democrats, also… Read More

Obamacare co-ops try to swim – not sink – as red ink persists

CNBC By DAN MANGAN, JAN. 26, 2015 Obamacare co-ops were supposed to be a new way to get insurance to people to help them maintain their health, but more than a year after they first began selling coverage plans, a number of those co-ops might be needing some financial medicine of their own. Before last… Read More

Obama cites health plan tally of 11.4 million

THE NEW YORK TIMES By ROBERT PEAR, FEB. 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Obama said Tuesday that 11.4 million people had selected private health insurance plans or renewed their coverage under the Affordable Care Act in the enrollment period that ended Sunday. “It gives you some sense of how hungry people were out there for… Read More

Latest Obamacare numbers: more than a quarter million N.J. residents enrolled

NJ.COM, TRUE JERSEY By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN, FEB. 18, 2015 at 2:32 PM A quarter-million New Jersey residents have signed up or re-enrolled in a health insurance plan through the federalgovernment's website, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this afternoon. Nationwide, 11.4 million Americans either selected a plan or were re-enrolled in one,… Read More