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Senate Democrats Try to Stop Trump Administration Progress in Lowering Insurance Premiums

The Senate is debating S. J. Res.

October 29, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1572384791

How Did Maryland Drop Their Individual Insurance Premiums by 22 Percent?

Citizens who purchased health insurance on the Maryland Health Connection, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, marketplace exchange,saw their premiums drop an average of 13 percent in 2019 and will see an average 10 percent decrease starting January 2020.  The 2019 decrease was the first time since ACA was implemented that consumers saw

September 27, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1569611588

More Good News on the Healthcare Front

Today, the Trump administration released a final rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). 

June 14, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1560526032

Stay Calm and Carry On

On Friday, December 14, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled in Texas, et al v. United States, et al, that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, was unconstitutional.

December 20, 2018 — Elizabeth Wright 1545325430

Healthcare Moves from the Election and Back to Congress

Poll, after poll, after poll shows that healthcare was the top issue in the 2018 elections.  This should not be a surprise as Democrats ran on the issue, while many Republicans hid from it.

November 19, 2018 — Elizabeth Wright 1542665507

In 2019, More Options Available to Save on Health Insurance

Once again, open enrollment began for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare.  The time frame to enroll is from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018 for coverage in 2019.

November 2, 2018 — Elizabeth Wright 1541185935

Obamacare Enrollments Predicted to be Lower in 2018

Open season for individuals to sign up for a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) healthcare plan started on November 1, 2017 and will close Friday, December 15, 2017.  With the average premium for the second-lowest cost silver plan, often called the “benchmark” plan, increasing by 37 percent for a 27-year-old, it seems likely that many people will decide not to purchase health insurance in 2018.

December 14, 2017 — Elizabeth Wright 1513278779

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