News tagged with individual health insurance

Two-year extension seen for canceled health plans

The Obama administration will allow a two-year extension for people whose individual health insurance policies don't comply with requirements of the new health care law. The decision will help defuse a politically difficult ...

Mar 05, 2014
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Curtain rises Wednesday on 'Obamacare'

(HealthDay)—It survived a U.S. Supreme Court challenge, multiple repeal attempts, delays of key provisions and a disastrous rollout, and now the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," marks a major ...

Dec 31, 2013
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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

Millions of people across the country are trying to figure out what to do after receiving notices that their individual health insurance policies are being discontinued because they don't meet higher benefit requirements ...

Nov 02, 2013
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Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

(AP)—The nation's leading group of financial risk analysts says medical claims costs—the biggest driver of insurance premiums—will jump an average 32 percent for individual policies under President Barack Obama's health ...

Mar 26, 2013
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Aide says Romney thinks US health mandate not a tax

A top aide to White House hopeful Mitt Romney thrust a wrench Monday into the Republican attack line that President Barack Obama's individual health insurance mandate is a tax, arguing it's actually a penalty.

Jul 02, 2012
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US Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama health care

The US Supreme Court Monday agreed to take up the case of President Barack Obama's landmark health care reform, which has come under fire from rival Republicans, in a move which could weigh on next year's elections.

Nov 14, 2011
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US appeals panel upholds Obama health care law

A US appeals court panel Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul, in the latest legal challenge to the law which is expected to end up at the Supreme Court.

Nov 08, 2011
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