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Possible 2016 Obamacare Extension Until March 31, 2016

Updated 2/10/2016 Essentially, this extension pertains only to individuals who were unable to file because of a taxation issue relating to their tax filing in 2014. If individuals who received subsidized healthcare (Obamacare plans) in previous years prior to this open enrollment season, and they didn’t file a tax return, they may be ineligible to enroll until they file and or... Read Full Article

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Lower ACA Enrollment Projection Contradicts Consumer Demand

While the Obama Administration has succeeded in providing health coverage to millions of Americans, certain holdouts are proving more difficult to insure. The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates that by the end of 2016, the total number of insured people nationwide will be about 10 million. This represents an increase of about 1 million from 2015. The... Read Full Article

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Want Health Insurance? TOO BAD..NO policies til 2015!

Latest ObamaCare surprise: Most won’t be able to buy health insurance until end of year Jim Angle There is yet another ObamaCare surprise waiting for consumers: from now until the next open enrollment at the end of this year, most people will simply not be able to buy any health insurance at all, even outside the exchanges. “It’s all closed... Read Full Article

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IRS Will Retroactively Bill You for Obamacare If Your Income Rises

Get this. Say you reported to the Obamacare exchange last month that your recent income is at a rate of about $50,000 per year. For a family of four that signs up just the two adults, Obamacare subsidies would be about $500 a month or $6K for the year. What happens if your income rises for some reason and you... Read Full Article

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Obamacare Horrors Stories Revealed

“There are plenty of [Obamacare] horror stories being told. All of them are untrue,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid not long ago on the floor of the Senate. Four years after the president signed the measure into law, there are, of course, many real stories of hardship under Obamacare. An extensive list of which is included at the end... Read Full Article

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March 31 is Cut Off for ObamaCare Registration

March 31 may be a significant – and very expensive – date in your life. Don’t know why? That is not unusual. Tens of millions of Americans do not, according to public opinion polls. By the end of this month, many people are required to be signed up for Obamacare health insurance. Failure to do so means paying a tax... Read Full Article

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ObamaCare Gets Outsourced Amid Unemployment Crisis

President Obama spent $831 billion of taxpayer money on a stimulus plan for the economy. He gave nearly $50 billion in aid to GM to keep it afloat. He lost $500 million on energy company Solyndra. All in the name of saving jobs. Yet when it comes to his own signature initiative, the president doesn’t care about American workers. He’s... Read Full Article

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UPS Drops Spouses from Health Insurance

ObamaCare’s Latest Outrage Health Reform: Thousands of UPS workers have found out what’s actually in that Obama-Care package Democrats shipped out in 2010. Their company decided to drop coverage for spouses to avoid the law’s added costs. President Obama has been claiming lately that most of his signature law is already in place, and that all the fuss about delays... Read Full Article

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Will Low Prices Attract Millenials to Obamacare

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If uninsured young Americans shun the new health plans offered under President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law, it will be because the insurance costs too much and not because they don’t expect to need much medical care, according to a study released on Wednesday. What uninsured young adults do when state exchanges created under “Obamacare” open... Read Full Article

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‘Navigator’ Training Requirements cut “Appears Irresponsible.”

The problems keep stacking up for the partial implementation of Obamacare on October 1. The Wall Street Journal reports this week that the Department of Health and Human Services has cut back on the number of training hours required for the Obamacare “navigators,” federal workers who under the health care law are tasked with helping consumers purchase insurance through the... Read Full Article

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Georgia Insurance Rates Spike 198% Under Obamacare

Georgia insurance commissioner asks Sec. Sebelius to explain rate increases Health insurance rates in Georgia are rising by up to 198 percent under Obamacare, the Georgia Insurance Commissioner said in a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Monday. States are required by the Affordable Care Act to report new insurance premium rates for state exchanges... Read Full Article

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ObamaCare: 1 Million from Work to Welfare

A new study suggests President Obama’s Affordable Care Act might have yet another huge and negative unintended consequence: if low-income adults can get health insurance through Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, they are less likely to try and get a job — or keep a job. As Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock by Craig Garthwaite, Tal Gross, and Matthew... Read Full Article

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Unworkable ObamaCare: Continuing Chaos

Remember when President Obama famously promised that if you like your health-care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health-care plan? It was a brilliantly crafted political sound bite. Turns out, the statement is untrue. Aside from that small detail, the slightly larger problem is that the Obama administration doesn’t have a health-care plan. Yes, the White House has a... Read Full Article

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How to Handle Obamacare’s Suffocating Insurance Costs

The best way to understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to realize that it confers large benefits on some people and imposes large costs on others. If you are one of the ones who will qualify for expanded Medicaid, you will get something for nothing. Although there are quality issues and access problems, including rationing by waiting, Medicaid will... Read Full Article

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Aetna Insurance Seeks To Avoid Obamacare Rules Next Year

WASHINGTON — One of the largest health insurance companies in the United States is advising insurance brokers on how to evade new mandates and benefits set to take effect next year under President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. In an email sent to brokers, the insurance giant Aetna explains how they can renew customers’ current health plans before Jan.... Read Full Article

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South Carolina One Step Closer to Nullifying ObamaCare

South Carolina is one step closer to nullifying ObamaCare within the borders of the Palmetto State. The Constitutional Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee passed H3101, the Freedom of Health Care Protection Act. Within days the bill will be heard by the full Judiciary Committee of the state House of Representatives. In an exclusive interview with The New American,... Read Full Article

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Obamacare “Do You Qualify” Flow Chart

Update: You might bet better off just calling to speak with an agent direct about what your options for healthcare might be outside of open-enrollment. Because you are out of the open-enrollment period for Obamacare, this means that you have two options for health insurance currently if it is not offered by your employer. You can obtain healthcare under the... Read Full Article

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Want Obamacare? Fill Out THIS 21 Page Application First

Unbelievable…The Associated Press reported Tuesday on the 21-page draft application that Americans would use to access the health law’s subsidized insurance coverage. What they didn’t include though, was the actual document—which we’ve got right here.DOWNLOAD the 21 Page Obamacare Application The administration is caught in a bit of a bind here. On the one hand, Obamacare is tricky business. In... Read Full Article

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Cheapest Insurance Costs under Obamacare: $20,000

(CNSNews.com) – In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year. Barack Obama, Kathleen Sebelius and then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after signing the Obamacare law – The 3 Faces of Health Care Evil Under Obamacare, Americans will... Read Full Article

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Only 15 States Establish Obamacare Health Insurance Exchanges

National Review – The Corner: Wesley J. Smith Only 15 states have fully cooperated with Obamacare by establishing state exchanges. From the CNBC story: “Only 15 states have told the federal government they plan to operate health insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama’s reform law, leaving Washington with the daunting task of creating online marketplaces for two-thirds of the country”... Read Full Article

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Tennessee Says NO to Obamacare Insurance Exchanges

Nevin Batiwalla: Staff Reporter- Nashville Business Journal Tennessee will let the federal government set up a health insurance exchange in the state as part of Obamacare, Gov. Bill Haslam announced today. Haslam, who opposed President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, had previously said that the state running its exchange would be the “lesser of two evils.” Today, however,... Read Full Article

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Obamacare Sales Tax Will Cause Premiums to Rise By $10k Over 10 Years

The Washington Examiner Joel Gehrke President Obama’s health care overhaul contains a tax that will drive up premiums for individuals, families, and even Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, according to a new study released by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Obamacare “imposes a new sales tax on health insurance that starts at $8 billion in 2014, increase to $14.3 billion in 2018,... Read Full Article

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The Feds Blame the States for Refusing to Become ObamaCare Subsidiaries.

Wall Street Journal November 28, 2012 Hope and Exchange The feds blame the states for refusing to become ObamaCare subsidiaries. ObamaCare is due to land in a mere 10 months—about 300 days—and the Administration is not even close to ready, so naturally the political and media classes are attacking the Governors and state legislators who decline to help out. Mostly... Read Full Article

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