Tagged: affordable care act

Trump to Issue Stop-payment Order on Health Care Subsidies

by Associated Press 10/13/2017 12:17 pm

In a move likely to roil America's insurance markets, President Donald Trump will "immediately" halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to persuade Congress to unravel for months.

Calling it a Beginning, Trump Signs Health Care Order

by Associated Press 10/12/2017 10:31 am

President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite federal rules so consumers can have wider access to health insurance plans featuring lower premiums. He called his new executive order a "beginning" and promised more actions to come.

White House To Order Health Care Alternatives

by Associated Press 10/9/2017 9:39 am

The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.

DHS, Dinged for Payment Problems, Will Repay $3M to Feds

by Gwen Moritz 9/15/2017 11:02 am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services will repay about $3 million to the federal government after an audit found problems with a type of Medicaid payment to providers.

Nothing Better About Better Care Act (Amy Dunn Johnson Commentary)

by Amy Dunn Johnson 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The Better Care Reconciliation Act would be a decidedly harmful step backwards, not just for those who will lose access to health insurance, but for our entire state.

Repeal Of Medicaid Expansion Threatens Rural Hospital

by David Ramsey, Arkansas Nonprofit News Network 5/25/2017 11:02 am

The Medicaid expansion helped Baxter County Regional Medical Center survive and thrive, but a federal repeal bill threatens to imperil it and its patients.

DHS Officials: 'Arkansas Works' 2.0 Cheaper for State

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/27/2017 10:10 am

The Arkansas Department of Human Services says the changes it's seeking for the Arkansas Works medicaid expansion will save the state as much as $93 million over five years.

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

by Associated Press 6/25/2015 9:22 am

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

Health Care House Party

by Staff 1/1/2014 12:00 am

Eric McDaniel and Dr. Chad Rodgers, Dr. Eddie Ochoa and Dr. Gary Wheeler hosted a fall house party to celebrate the work of Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families. Anna Strong, AACF’s health policy director, spoke about the Affordable Care Act on Arkansas’ kids and their families.

Tarnished Health Care Law at a Crossroads

by Associated Press 12/31/2013 11:13 am

The good, bad and unpredictable converge Jan. 1 for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Reform Spurs New Vision, Dental and Gap Insurance Products from QualChoice

by Mark Friedman 1/28/2013 12:00 am

QualChoice of Little Rock will begin offering dental, vision and short-term gap health insurance this spring, which is one of several changes it’s making in response to national health care reform.

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