Affordable Care Act
Intense criticism and calls for action continue in Washington over problems with the government’s healthcare website.
Congress targets Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. They want to know when she found out healthcare.gov had major problems and who she told.
Fiery exchange. Heated words as members of Congress grilled a government official about the failures of the Affordable Care Act website—this as more Marylanders try to sign up for health insurance.
Officials say more than 13,000 residents have created accounts on Maryland’s online marketplace for health insurance.
The executive director of Maryland’s online marketplace for health insurance says more upgrades to the website have enabled more people to create accounts to use it.
The opening of Maryland’s online health benefit exchange was delayed Tuesday by problems with the exchange website, and the state’s health secretary said a technical team was working on a solution to a bottleneck that developed when the website couldn’t handle the volume of people trying to create accounts all at once.
The Affordable Care Act already has brought big changes to the U.S. health care system.
Remember all the talk about “Obamacare?” Well, the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010 and is finally making its way to Maryland. Starting this October, residents will be able to enroll.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
Find out how health reform affects you.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]