Author Steven Brill says that healthcare is now far more accessible for Americans under the Affordable Care Act, but that Washington lobbyists have actually made the system more expensive for consumers while boosting medical and pharmaceutical company profits.
The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.
Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
Congressional Republicans on Tuesday grilled a health adviser who has demeaned the president’s health law, but Democrats highlighted his extensive apologies and retractions as they tried to limit the political damage.
One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”
Democrats used an unconstitutional amendment process to get President Barack Obama’s signature health care overhaul through Congress, opponents of the law told a federal appeals court Tuesday in one of the latest legal challenges to the act.
The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.
The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.
The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.