Centene has resolved misrepresentation allegations, while denying them. The company is the largest insurer on the Obamacare health insurance marketplace. Centene is the biggest managed care group serving Medicaid. The company is also lead provider of health care for the U.S. military Centene, the biggest Managed Care Organization serving the poor through Medicaid, has reached […]
Taxpayers may foot $12 billion insurance bill for Obamacare failures
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case where insurers are seeking $12 billion for losses they suffered after taking part in the Obamacare insurance exchanges. Temporary programs known as "risk corridors" were designed to help insurers recover from any early losses they suffered after the implementation of Obamacare in 2010, and […]
Hacked Off: Ransomware attacks impact us more than heavily-covered "Russiagate"
The following is an opinion and news analysis by Rich Weinstein On May 21st, the City of Philadelphia shut down its computer system as a precaution after a virus was found. Although this virus has not been officially tied to the ransomeware attacks on other court systems (Baltimore, Allentown, San Antonio), the effect is the […]
Costly Care: the new class of uninsured under Obamacare, Full Measure, Jan. 31, 2016 The troublesome Cadillac Tax of Obamacare, Full Measure, Dec. 20, 2015 United threatens to pull the plug on Obamacare, Full Measure, Nov. 29, 2015 Taxpayer-funded Obamacare co-ops going under, Full Measure, Nov. 1, 2015 Robert Laszewski on how dismal enrollment projections are […]
Obamacare "Fail" Stories
The White House has helped gather many success stories born of the Affordable Care Act. Read ACA success stories here. Many people have undoubtedly been helped: for example, the previously uninsurable with pre-existing conditions. However, other Americans have been disappointed by Obamacare and believe it has worked against them. Tell your "fail" stories by clicking […]
The increasing unaffordability of Affordable Health Care New evidence that forcing people to buy health insurance doesn't mean they will get health care. In fact, sometimes, the result is the opposite. Millions of Americans gained health insurance under Obamacare. But for millions more, their insurance costs much more and covers less. Preventive services may not […]
Judge Questions Govt. Delays in Attkisson v. HHS
U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan calls speed of government response “unreasonable” When government offers to double the speed its response, Judge Chutkan replies: “But that will take us to, what, seven years instead of 14?” I’ve been seeking public information on HealthCare.gov since the fall of 2013. Under Freedom of Information (FOI) law, the government is […]
Obamacare: Republicans Can't Win For Losing?
If the plaintiffs win the current Affordable Care Act (ACA) case before the U.S. Supreme Court, King v. Burwell, millions of Americans who bought health insurance through the federal marketplace or “exchange” will lose the federal tax dollars they’re getting to help buy their policies. That’s because the Court would have ruled the ACA only allowed […]