Affordable Care Act
One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama’s health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
Officials estimate the Texas Medicaid caseload could soon increase by more than 600,000 cases, despite the state’s decision not to expand the program under new federal health care law.
A legislative committee is examining market-based alternatives to providing low-income Texans with health care since the state has rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Democrats see a political winner in the defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives.
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.
Texas health care advocates are giving a final push on Monday to get uninsured people to buy plans through the federal marketplace on the last day of open enrollment.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to look at a controversial topic on Tuesday. The debate is over employers offering health insurance that covers the cost of birth control.
Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6 million sign-ups by March 31.
Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation’s uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the on the sidelines as the White House races to meet reach 6 million sign-ups.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.