State exchanges are struggling financially. The Federal Government under the Affordable Care Act has provided $4.9 Billion in funds to 17 states that elected to start their own healthcare exchanges. Yet, after 5 years in development, nearly half are insolvent or on life support. California is $80 Million in the hole, New York is trying… Continue Reading ›

Whether you’re a Fortune 500 executive or a retiree on a fixed income, healthcare costs represent a major chunk of your budget. And even though summer’s just begun, the U.S. government wants you to get the jump on next year’s financial planning. On June 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal… Continue Reading ›

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” — Benjamin Franklin Though these words were uttered over two centuries ago, they’re just as relevant now. In light of the Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision regarding the King vs. Burwell lawsuit, millions of Americans can continue to receive essential… Continue Reading ›

The President Speaks on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act President Obama delivered remarks in the Rose Garden after the Supreme Court upheld a critical part of the Affordable Care Act, ensuring millions of Americans could keep their quality, affordable health care coverage. “Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health… Continue Reading ›

I started HealthNetwork out of necessity. And yesterday’s positive Supreme Court ruling supporting Obama Care, clears any confusion in the market so that we can move faster. In 2010, I truly believed the Affordable Care Act was going to force a revolution in the healthcare industry. After all, it was the inequality in pricing, coverage and… Continue Reading ›

Residents of Pennsylvania and Delaware who depend on federal subsidies for affordable health insurance have a reason to celebrate. As of Monday, the federal government has approved contingency plans in both states that will allow people to continue receiving subsidies thanks to newly created state-run health insurance marketplaces. The state-run exchanges have been conditionally approved… Continue Reading ›

As of the end of the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, 87 percent of the people who signed up for health insurance using the federal marketplace at HealthCare.gov qualified for an advance premium tax credit, also called a subsidy, according to a report issued by the Department of Health and Human… Continue Reading ›

Earlier this month, government officials with the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report summarizing the benefits of Medicaid expansion, noting in particular the devastating effects of non-expansion in states that have opted out of the Affordable Care Act’s new provisions. Under the new healthcare law, the income cutoff to qualify for Medicaid… Continue Reading ›

  At the close of the Affordable Care Act’s second annual enrollment period in February, government officials looked forward to claiming another victory for proponents of the new healthcare law as 11.7 million people signed up for health insurance or retained their existing policies from 2014. As of June 2, the total enrollment number has… Continue Reading ›