Tag Archives: ACA

Lawmakers are actually considering Medicaid expansion

A Senate study committee listens attentively to healthcare advocates argue in favor of Medicaid expansion — a rare event at the Georgia capitol . . .

Tags: ACA , Charlie Bethel , healthcare advocates , Medicaid expansion , Senate study committee

Aetna pulls out of Obamacare exchanges in Georgia, 10 other states

In what could be a serious blow to Obamacare, Aetna is withdrawing from health insurance exchanges in 11 states, including Georgia . . .

Tags: ACA , Aetna , insurance exchanges , Obamacare

Louisiana rolls out Medicaid expansion; can it be a model for Georgia?

Louisiana has become the first Deep South state to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act; there may be some lessons here for Georgia . . .

Tags: ACA , federal waivers , John Bel Edwards , Louisiana , Medicaid expansion , Renee Unterman

Political Notes – Congress votes again to repeal ACA, Obama will veto

The U.S. House passes legislation to repeal the ACA and sends it to President Obama, but that’s as far as the repeal effort is expected to go . . .

Tags: ACA , Allen Peake , Barack Obama , Harold Jones , medical cannabis , Obamacare , Renee Unterman

Health insurance signups surpass 511,000 in Georgia

Georgia will probably exceed the 540,000 who signed up for ACA health coverage in 2015 . . .

Tags: ACA , health insurance exchange , healthcare coverage

Georgia among the leaders in uninsured citizens

Georgia has the third-highest number of residents without health insurance coverage because they fall into the “coverage gap” between Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: ACA , coverage gap , health insurance exchanges , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal

Ga. uninsured rate improves, but still ranks among the highest

While more people have health insurance coverage in Georgia, the state still has one of the highest rates of uninsured in the country . . .

Tags: ACA , Census Bureau , Health insurance coverage , Medicaid

Political Notes – Nearly everyone weighs in on the Obamacare ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act’s nationwide subsidies has everybody in politics talking . . .

Tags: ACA , DaVita , false claims act settlement , Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare; ruling affects 400,000+ Georgians

For the second time, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the legality of the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: ACA , David Perdue , Obamacare , Supreme Court

Kaiser study: 412,000 Georgians could lose healthcare subsidies

A new estimate from the Kaiser Family Foundation says 412,000 Georgians who get federal tax credits for their health insurance coverage could be at risk if the Supreme Court rules against the credits . . .

Tags: ACA , health insurance exchanges , King v. Burwell , Nathan Deal , tax credits