Today, a coalition of 45 nonprofit organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging the repeal of Obamacare taxes. The letter is available online.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollee counts have plateaued at about 11 million. While the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) foresaw this, non-payment swings are proving more severe than expected. The result? The ACA is unable to deliver on its promise of full coverage at affordable prices. To read more, visit Real Clear Policy.
The backbone of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is faltering as insurers begin withdrawal from health care exchanges. Insurers are the main workhorses in the ACA – they accept premium payments from subscribers and subscriber-subsidies from government. As well, insurers handle the administrative detail of confirming eligibility, premium payment and they pay for service from […]
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), premium subsidies of health care insurance are available to low income and some moderate income families. ACA’s plain wording says the subsidies are available to states that operate their own exchange. ACA was intentionally structured in that way to induce states to operate a health insurance exchange. Subsidies are […]
Although The Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010, its major impacts on the public are still being rescheduled. While the individual mandate to obtain “adequate” healthcare coverage applies to adults and their family members starting in March 2014, employers’ obligation to offer that coverage has become a moveable feast. Unfortunately “adequate” means whatever […]
Promotion of the Affordable Care Act is like sausage making described in Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle.” In both cases a questionable product is pieced together from noxious ingredients, as is dog food. ACA enrollment is far below expectations. The ACA audience faces uncertainty about services cost and quality, a botched rollout, and America’s youth know […]
This piece, by ACI writer Zack Christenson, discusses the problems with the new Obamacare website and whether these problems will affect the President’s legacy. This Daily Caller piece can be read here.
Your Assignment: Hire and train enough $15/hour subject matter experts to enroll 30 million Americans in Obamacare by the 6 month deadline starting one week ago. This assignment probably cannot save Obamacare from slipping even further behind. But, to encourage pursuit of this unicorn, 100 nonprofits have been contracted to train Obamacare “navigators” who will […]
Obamacare in Florida – It ‘Coulda Been a Contender http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130812/OPINION05/308120006/Alan-Daley-Obamacare-coulda-been-contender Many Floridians are confused by the Obamacare health care system. State officials have worked for three years to refine Obamacare for Florida’s needs, yet availability, price and the transition from today’s system remain unsettled. The question — “Can I keep my existing health plan?” — […]
Separate strategies are needed in promotion and sales to succeed with buyer-prospects at different stages along the consumer experience. Neophytes usually haven’t acknowledged any “needs” that the product can satisfy. Until they are convinced they need the product, price is just a deadweight obstacle. On the other hand, experienced buyers look for product attributes relevant […]