News tagged with affordability
(HealthDay) -- If current trends continue, health insurance premiums will surpass the median U.S. household income in 2033, a new study says.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 14 |
As required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, millions of people will soon be added to the ranks of the insured. However, this rapid expansion of coverage is colliding with a different, potentially ...
Health Jun 27, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 27 |
Ninety percent of American families living above the federal poverty level will be able to afford health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report by Jonathan Gruber and Ian Perry ...
Health Apr 27, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 2
(AP) -- A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Company-provided health insurance, one of the largest costs of US businesses and households alike, rose nine percent over the past year despite the sluggish economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Health Sep 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Experts have written about health care disparities between Latinos and non-Latino whites, mostly from a policy standpoint. They've also looked at the same disparities from the perspective of the patient, in terms of access, ...
Health Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
After three major scares, President Obama's health care reform law is now part of the nation's legal and health care landscape, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) panelists said Thursday, though its effects ...
Health Nov 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Restrictions on eligibility for health care reform programs will result in the potential exclusion of up to 220,000 children from affordable health care coverage in California, according to a new policy brief from the UCLA ...
Health Jun 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- While the battle over the legality of the Affordable Care Act's mandate requiring most individuals to purchase health insurance continues to be fought, its impact on the quality and cost of care and what ...
Health Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
The number of low-income, uninsured Americans enrolling in Medicaid under the expanded coverage made possible by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 could vary considerably from the levels currently projected by the Congressional ...
Health Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The US Supreme Court will hear evidence challenging President Barack Obama's health care reform -- which has come under fire from Republicans -- over three days in March, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Health Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- The cost of caring for the uninsured population who will gain coverage through the Affordable Care Act of 2014 can be reduced by almost half once the act is implemented, according to a new study from Virginia ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With no specific clinical preventive care guidelines targeting young adults, health care providers are missing key opportunities to improve the health of this population through preventive screening and intervention.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Nearly two years after President Barack Obama signed landmark legislation to cover the uninsured, a new poll finds his health care overhaul is neither better liked nor better understood.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Supreme Court justices battled Wednesday over the fate of US President Barack Obama's health care reforms, with liberals fighting to salvage the rest of the law if a key provision is declared unconstitutional.
Health Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0