The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama’s overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.
According to the latest figures, released Jan. 2015, from Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation ended the year with 252,000 jobs added in December 2014; this is the best growth since 1999.
The White House’s signature health care law is loathed by Texas’ political leadership, and the idea of expanding Medicaid likely remains a non-starter when the Legislature reconvenes this month.
From grocery stores to music radio stations, there are some atypical approaches to selling health insurance policies playing out across the country since the second round of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened.
A government document provided to The Associated Press says more than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some.
President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.
More than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.
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.
Texas stands out among the nation’s four most populous states for lagging behind on signups for healthcare insurance. California, New York and Florida have signed up far more people.
The federal government is targeting Dallas and Houston among 25 large metro areas nationwide to push health care signups before the end of the open enrollment period.
A Dallas psychologist has pleaded guilty in a nearly $2 million federal workers health care scam including false claims of treating a patient daily for years.
Federally funded “navigators” who help Texans get health insurance under the federal health care overhaul must obtain more training.