Monthly Archives: November 2013

FLOP exchange delayed until November 2014






On July 3rd, the day before Independence Day, the administration announced that the employer mandate was being pushed back until 2015. And today, the day before Thanksgiving, the Obama administration has announced yet another delay in the President’s signature healthcare law – … Continue reading






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8 more days






The Obama administration announced Friday that consumers will get an extra 8 days to sign up for qualified coverage through the individual marketplace for a January 1st effective date. The original deadline was December 15th, but it’s being pushed back … Continue reading






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One final push for 2013 effectives






There’s nothing like waiting ’til the last minute… But this is America, that’s what we do – right? There are long lines at the post office on April 15th, and now, with the new, more expensive ACA-compliant plans taking over … Continue reading






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It’s all in how you spin it






As the Affordable Care Act continues to unravel before our eyes, the administration is having a difficult time explaining what the intentions were, what went wrong, and, most importantly, what they’re going to do about it. And somewhere along the … Continue reading






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Obama says people can keep their current coverage






Bowing to political pressure and growing criticism about the policy cancellation letters millions of Americans with individual health insurance coverage are receiving from their insurance companies, President Obama announced today that those individuals will be able to hang on to … Continue reading






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House vote expected on “Keep Your Health Plan Act”






Things are about to get really interesting. Amid cries from millions of Americans that the President is breaking his oft-repeated promise that “if you like your health plan, you can keep it,” the White House is searching for an administrative … Continue reading






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No wonder people are confused






The health reform law is pretty confusing, as evidenced by a recent Jimmy Kimmel bit where people walking on Hollywood Boulevard were asked which they liked better – Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act. Their answers are really funny. According … Continue reading






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President Obama apologizes for the misunderstanding






On the same day that HPA conducted a coaching call about the policy cancellations that have been the focus of so much media attention in the past couple weeks, President Obama apologized to Americans who are receiving cancellation notices from … Continue reading






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Healthcare.gov getting better






After a disastrous start to the new individual marketplace, CMS is now reporting that the Healthcare.gov website is working better. During a Senate hearing Tuesday, Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), reported that the … Continue reading






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