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Posts Tagged ‘California healthline’

Medicare Advantage Plans Cleared To Go Beyond Medical Coverage — Even Groceries

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

The Washington Post reports:

“Air conditioners for people with asthma, healthy groceries, rides to medical appointments and home-delivered meals may be among the new benefits added to Medicare Advantage coverage when new federal rules take effect next year.


How Safe Is Your Medicare?

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The Fool reports:

“There are several popular misconceptions about the financial condition of Medicare, which virtually all American senior citizens rely on to cover healthcare expenses in retirement. Many people believe Medicare is broke, or that there’s virtually no chance that Medicare will still be around by the time they retire. Spoiler alert: Neither of these assumptions are true.


Getting Affordable Care Act subsidies

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

USA Today reports:

“The Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, provides subsidies to Americans making up to 400% of the poverty level, about $94,200 for a family of four. Can you juggle finances to best cash in on subsidies?

Rather than limiting subsidies to only those with a small net worth, the ACA provides aid to all persons with low incomes, including those early or partial retirees.


Obamacare’s Employer Mandate Is Toast, And Democrats Are OK With That

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Yahoo Finance reports:

“President Obama this week cheered the milestone 7 millionth person to sign up for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but a growing opinion is spreading among Democrats that the law’s employer mandate should go.

Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said in a speech on Wednesday that the mandate requiring employers with 50 or more full-time employees to offer medical coverage will be one of the first parts of the law to go.


Estimate: Nearly 1M workers to quit when exchanges open

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Benefits Pro reports:

“Some Obamacare opponents have labeled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as a job-killer. New research indicates there may be a grain of truth to that — although the jobs won’t be “lost” the way the naysayers are predicting.

Rather, workers who are today in the workforce primarily as a means of obtaining affordable health care coverage will likely quit working, either temporarily or permanently.


Health-Care Reform Could Help You Retire Early

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Fox Business News reports:

“Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) things may be looking up for 50 to 64 year-olds who have lost their jobs or want to retire early. Boomers that fall into this age category are often caught in a financial bind and career limbo because they aren’t yet eligible for Medicare and worry about affording health-care costs.


Four myths about ObamaCare that just won’t die

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Standard Examiner reports:

“Sometimes, writing about the health reform law means reading Friday afternoon press releases and combing through Health Affairs studies.

But sometimes …

Death panels! Secret slush funds! Open warfare on the Catholic church!

… coverage of ObamaCare reads like a bad Hollywood thriller.


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