Trumpcare could cost millions of Americans their health insurance plans

Trumpcare health insurance investigation

New Republican proposals would greatly reduce the aid many Americans currently receive through the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people receiving private health insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act could lose them with so-called Trumpcare. The House Republicans proposed replacement legislation that could be problematic for many people covered through the ACA. This struggle could be particularly challenging for Americans in their 50s and 60s. People in their 50s and 60s do not yet qualify for Medicare. That said, under the proposed Trumpcare legislation, Americans within those age groups…

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Maryland health insurance computer glitch leaves thousands uninsured

Maryland Insurance

A problem with the exchange in the state may have left up to 5,000 enrollees without coverage. An issue that has been identified with the Maryland health insurance exchange has made it possible that a few thousand people in the state who believe that they have fully enrolled for the coverage required to comply with the individual mandate have not actually done so successfully. The state’s governor has acknowledged this issue, although a specific number of affected people is not known. Governor Martin O’Malley spoke on the subject of Maryland…

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Illinois lawmakers look to abolish free health insurance for retirees

health insurance for retirees

Bill would have retired state officials pay for their health coverage Illinois legislators are currently debating a bill that would abolish premium-free health insurance for retired state officials. Senate Bill 1313 was approved by the House Executive Committee this week and will continue its legislative journey, which has yet to be met with any significant opposition. The bill would require retired state officials to pay for their health insurance coverage. These retirees would pay for their coverage regardless of how long they have worked for the state. Initiative could solve…

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