Affordable Care Act sparks uncertainty over the future of health care

Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange Progressing

Uncertainty quickly becoming a staple of the Affordable Care Act The U.S. health care landscape is facing a great deal of uncertainty due to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The federal law was passed in 2010, and later upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, but the law’s most significant provisions have only taken effect over the past year, with more to come throughout 2014. The law aims to change the way health insurance coverage works and introduce new regulations designed to govern the health care industry, but these…

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Health insurance exchanges have to contend with more than technical difficulties

Problems with health insurance exchanges extend beyond technology Health insurance is a hot topic in the U.S., and will likely remain so for the next few years due to the controversy created by the Affordable Care Act. This controversy began in 2010, when the law was officially passed, and has gained momentum ever since. This year, one of the most significant aspects of the law came into play: Health insurance exchanges throughout the country went live on October 1. The exchanges had been heralded by the federal government as marketplaces…

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An overview of health insurance for young adults

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An overview of federal law In the U.S., health insurance is undergoing major changes spurred by the Affordable Care Act. The federal law has introduced many new regulations designed to govern health care throughout the country and the law’s provisions will have a dramatic impact on the way health insurance works and how accessible it is, especially for young adults. While young people may be quite knowledgeable of certain things, especially if it has to do with pop culture, many people are confused about what the Affordable Care Act means…

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Constitutional legality of health insurance mandate headed for the Supreme Court; President Obama is confident in its passing

Mere days after a federal appeals court in Washington declared that the individual insurance mandate posed by the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional; President Obama has proclaimed his confidence that the Supreme Court would uphold the measure. Several states have questioned the constitutional legality of the Affordable Care Act, but only a handful have sought to fight the federal law in court. The matter will, indeed, be heading for the Supreme Court, but it may be several years before it can be resolved, especially with an election year rapidly approaching.…

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