Texas health insurance waiver denied by the federal government

The federal government has announced that it has not approved Texas’s request for exclusion from a new law that places limitations on allowable amount of…

New Jersey working to make deadline for federal grants that would help the state build and insurance exchange

The state of New Jersey has just over six months to finalize plans for a health insurance exchange. The deadline concerns a federal grant that…

Some states making major progress on insurance exchanges, while others lag behind

Throughout the U.S., progress on setting up health insurance exchanges is accelerating. As of December, 2011, 13 states had fully functional exchange programs. Several other…

Wisconsin Governor puts a stop to the state’s progress on establishing a health insurance exchange

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has announced that the state will put a halt to its plans to form a health insurance exchange for the time…

Supreme Court may delay ruling on Affordable Care Act until 2015

The Supreme Court is scheduled to begin hearing a case regarding the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act on March 26. Many have assumed…

Federal government allows state insurance authorities to choose their own insurance benefits packages

The federal government has released the benefits framework attached to the Affordable Care Act that will help shape the benefits millions of people will receive…

Health care reform faces more dangers than those posed by the Supreme Court and 2012 elections, say health care specialists

While the Affordable Care Act faces a questionable future with the coming Supreme Court hearing and the 2012 elections, the rising U.S. deficit may pose…