Affordable Care Act and Medicare
A glitch kept Nina Tillmon of Grand Prairie from completing the process to sign up for insurance on the government’s website healthcare.gov. But she says she’s not too concerned.
Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.
In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]