Health Care Reform
ARTICLES ABOUT HEALTH CARE REFORM
The latest news about Health Care Reform, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. READ MORE...........
How the Affordable Care Act raises prices and limits medical choices.
WALL STREET JOURNAL - OPINIONS
Even as President Obama
reluctantly granted Americans thrown off their health plans quasi-permission to possibly keep them, he called them "the folks who, over time, I think, are going to find that the marketplaces are better." He means the ObamaCare
exchanges that are replacing the private insurance market, adding READ MORE............
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Affordable Care Act - Dispelling the Myths
The Affordable Care Act - Individual Mandate
The Affordable Care Act's individual mandate requires that most Americans obtain health insurance by 2014 or pay a tax penalty. The individual mandate goes into effect January 1st, 2014. The penalty will be applied to your annual taxable income for each month you don't have health insurance (although you do have a 3 month grace period hence the marketplaces being open until March 31st, 2014).
The fee for not having insurance in 2014 is $95 per adult and $47.50 per child or 1% of your taxable income (up to $285 for a family), whichever is greater. See the "How the Obama-care Tax Penalty Works" section READ MORE..............
Add'l National Healthcare Business News
Review and read the top healthcare finance news articles researched by HFMA. This link provides the current national news in one location.