Despite the ongoing attempts of Republicans to repeal President Obama's health reform law and link it to the current scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, the administration is going ahead with two major Affordable Care Act regulations that provide insurance to people with pre-existing conditions and set maximum profit margins for certain providers
The fight to repeal President Obama's healthcare law ignited this week following the revelation that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Rural hospitals in states likely to opt out of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act could be hit the hardest by a continuing stream of uninsured patients coming through their doors, Marketplace has reported.
President Obama said he is "110 percent committed" to his healthcare law, pushing its benefits and urging consumers on Friday to ignore critics who are distorting the truth about the legislation, reported The New York Times.
Physician-owned hospitals are simultaneously lobbying to get some of the financial restrictions imposed by the Affordable Care Act lifted by Congress, while also expanding services that haven't been proscribed, reported The Wall Street Journal .
President Obama said he is "110 percent committed" to his healthcare law, pushing its benefits and urging consumers on Friday to ignore critics who are distorting the truth about the legislation.
President Obama's health plan will take center stage Friday when he promotes the benefits available to women, including mammograms and cancer screenings, under the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
One of the most populous states in the nation is still apparently paralyzed about whether or nor to expand its Medicaid enrollment as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, reported Kaiser Health News .
Cuts to the disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program go into effect on Oct. 1. Altogether, about $30 billion will be cut from DSH payments over the next decade.
Despite deadlines, costs and confusion, an Obama administration official from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and various health policy experts maintain that the Affordable Care Act has accomplished many things in its three years of existence.