Affordable Care Act
There’s A Christian Alternative To Health Insurance, But It's Not For Everyone
For a growing number of Christians in the US, faith-based health care sharing ministries seem like the perfect alternative to an expensive, volatile insurance marketplace. But there may be serious drawbacks for some members — and for everyone else.
Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats "Have A Responsibility" To Find "Common Ground" With Trump
Pelosi was fiercely critical of President Trump and outlined areas where Democrats will oppose him at every turn — as many are demanding — but the House minority leader also suggested she's willing to working with him on infrastructure and child care.
Oscar Health Tells Members It'll "Be In Touch" If Obamacare Changes
In a blog post exclusively shared with BuzzFeed News, Oscar Health — whose co-founder is the brother of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner — seeks to reassure members that their Affordable Care Act coverage will remain intact for now.
In Puerto Rico, Concerns Over Health Care Join Fears Over Struggling Economy
The Puerto Rico Healthcare Crisis Coalition launched a campaign denouncing reductions to a Medicare program they say disproportionately affects Puerto Ricans. Analysts say the campaign is more about the money health care providers will lose.
Callers Into Obamacare Help Hotline Get Wait List
In the final hours of 2015 open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act, a high call volume leads to a waitlist, and assurances that they could still sign up for coverage. UPDATE: Obama administration extends deadline for people unable to complete registrations.
Staples Threatens To Fire Staff For Working More Than 25 Hours A Week
In 2015, an Affordable Care Act provision requiring large employers to offer health insurance to staff working more than 30 hours a week kicked into effect. Now, some part-time staff at Staples say management has become extra vigilant about limiting their hours.