Tag Archives: ACA

Georgia insurers file for huge ACA health insurance rate hikes

Health insurance coverage offered through the ACA insurance exchange will be much more expensive in 2018 . . .

Tags: ACA , health insurance exchange , premium rates

Senate releases a version of Trumpcare similar to House version

The Senate version of Trumpcare has many similarities to the bill already passed by the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: ACA , Obamacare , Senate version , Trumpcare

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