Affordable Care Act
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Residents in some parts of the U.S. are gaining health care insurance at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she’ll be shopping for a health care policy on the new federal insurance exchange but won’t be taking a subsidy.
U.S. Department of Health and Senior Services said the insurance exchange had more than 31,000 applications from Missouri through Nov. 30. The applications sought coverage for nearly 63,000 people.
Enrollment figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed the pace picking up in the state and nationally.
Officials at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will allow customers to keep existing health plans that were being canceled because they fall short of requirements in the nation’s health care law.
A coalition of medical organizations and advocates has sued Missouri over its requirement that only state-licensed counselors can serve as navigators.
The federal government announced figures earlier this week on how the law is closing the prescription drug “doughnut hole,” a spending level that isn’t covered by Medicare.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Land of Lincoln is in minority as a state with a Democratic governor, but no health insurance marketplace.