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  • Why 'HillaryCare' Failed and 'ObamaCare' Succeeded

    March 30, 2012

    Since March 30, 1992, when American Health Line first launched, there have been two major efforts to reform the country's health care system. This feature compares and contrasts health reform undertakings by former first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Obama.
  • Is the Administrative Fix Increasing Premiums?

    August 26, 2014

    The Obama administration responded to the controversy over millions of U.S. residents receiving cancellation notices for 2014 policies with an administrative fix -- optional for states to accept -- that first allowed individuals to keep their coverage through plan year 2015 and has since been extended into 2016 and 2017. Now the fix might be causing a whole new controversy: some insurers say it's causing them to increase 2015 premium rates for plans sold through the ACA's exchanges.
  • Q&A: Community Rating & Adjusted Community Rating Under the ACA

    January 14, 2014

    Georgetown University Health Policy Institute research fellow and faculty member Justin Giovannelli discusses the Community Rating pricing mechanism for insurers and the new Adjusted Community Rating requirement under the Affordable Care Act.
  • The Four Health Care Issues Congress Might Address This Year

    September 07, 2014

    What health care issues are still on the table as Congress comes back from its summer recess? American Health Line details four possibilities.

  • CMS Will Automatically Renew Federal Exchange Coverage

    September 03, 2014

    Consumers will be enrolled in the same plans and receive the same subsidies as they did in 2014.

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