U.S. Warns of Frauds Tied to Health Care Law

WASHINGTON — The White House warned consumers on Wednesday to beware of possible fraud by con artists taking advantage of the new insurance marketplaces being set up under President Obama’s health care law. The warning came amid reports of fraud, high-pressure sales tactics and efforts to obtain personal information from consumers in advance of the […]

How to Solve the American Health Care Crisis

When I worked in finance, I had a generous health plan. Now I can’t afford to pay the state-subsidized annual insurance premium of $6,924 (six months’ rent) myself. Despite my good health, my appendix could become inflamed at any time. Appendix removal surgery costs an average of $33,000 (house down payment). Any medical problem that […]

The Affordable Care Act: Speaking to Women’s Unique Health Needs

More than three years ago, the most important women’s health legislation in my lifetime was passed into law— the Affordable Care Act. This law lowers the costs of health care for women, increases access to quality health care, and pays attention to the distinct health needs of women and families.  As women, we often make health […]

ObamaCare Bailout? Detroit reportedly eyes health care law to cut costs

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Detroit could be looking to ObamaCare for a bailout as city leaders try to cut back on retiree health costs as they enter bankruptcy proceedings. The New York Times reported Monday that the city is proposing a plan aimed at reducing its $5.7 billion in outstanding retiree health costs. In […]

Barack Obama Defends Health Care Law, ‘Glitches’ And All

President Barack Obama used insurance companies’ latest consumer refunds as a chance Thursday to again defend his health care law and to insist that despite “glitches,” the measure will be fully implemented. Speaking at the White House just a day after House Republicans voted for the 38th time to repeal Obamacare, the president said he […]

Obamacare set to cut New Yorkers’ insurance costs by 53%

ALBANY — Obamacare is coming, and so are drastically lower insurance rates for the thousands of New Yorkers who buy individual health care plans, state officials said. After years of double-digit price increases, insurance plans offered through the state’s newly created Health Benefits Exchange will cost, on average, 53% less than plans currently available, according […]

Seniors Get Hung Up In Health Care Scams

One recent morning, 86-year-old Evelyne Lois Such was sitting at her kitchen table in Denver when the phone rang.  She didn’t recognize the phone number or the deep voice on the other end of the line. “He asked if I was a senior, and I said yes, and he said we are sending out all […]

Physical Therapy Practice Owners Can Find Affordable Insurance for Their Staff

Now with the Affordable Health Care Act, businesses who do not supply health insurance options to their staff face serious fines. However, many managers in all industries are choosing to pay the penalty in order to avoid providing health insurance options for their employees. Unfortunately, this method runs the risk of losing better staff that could […]

Compare Medicare Plans & Providers

MedicareSupplemental.info, has been created to help Americans get medicare insurance. Medicare is the federal government program that gives you health care coverage (health insurance) if you are 65 or older or under 65 and have a disability, no matter your income. A representative comments “When you pay taxes on your income, part of the money goes […]

Survey: 84M Americans Under- or Uninsured in 2012

In 2012, 84 million Americans were without health insurance for at least part of the year or were considered underinsured because of high out-of-pocket costs, according to the Commonwealth Fund 2012 Biennial Health Insurance Survey. The survey also showed the ramifications of inadequate or no insurance. According to the survey, 80 million Americans did not […]