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Obama says insurers don’t have to cancel non-ACA compliant health insurance plans

Washington – President Obama on Thursday announced that health insurers who sent cancellation letters to hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of people can continue the policies for another year, even if they don’t meet Affordable Care Act requirements. The president was responding to a political firestorm that developed as people learned in recent weeks that […]

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Obama misspeaks about Connecticut health exchange

Washington –- In a recent pitch for the Affordable Care Act, President Obama singled out Connecticut’s exchange as proof the law is working as supporters hoped it would. But the president ‘s remarks were misleading. Surrounded by young Americans –- one of whom nearly fainted during the half-hour speech -– Obama said many of those […]

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Budget agreement sets new income verification rules for health exchanges

Washington — The budget and debt ceiling agreement Congress is expected to approve late Wednesday would subject the new health exchanges established under the Affordable Care Act to new procedures aimed at ensuring that people receiving federal subsidies to purchase coverage aren’t cheating. The agreement, which would fund the federal government until Jan. 15, ending […]