Tagged: obamacare

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.

Health Care: Privilege or Right? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Whoever wins the presidential race on Tuesday, one thing is clear: Health care — or, more precisely, paying for health care — will continue to be an issue.

Arkansas Sidesteps Some Obamacare Problems with Unique Mix

by Mark Friedman 11/7/2016 12:00 am

The Affordable Care Act has been a mixture of good and bad news for Arkansas, but the state’s unique approach to expanding Medicaid has resulted in a different experience from that making national headlines.

Address Design Flaws of Affordable Care Act, Participants Say

by Mark Friedman 11/7/2016 12:00 am

The insurance industry is in the business of managing risk, but under the ACA, everyone pays the same amount for the same health insurance plan, regardless of what the health status of a person is.

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.

Senate Democrats Steer Campaigns Away from Obamacare

by Associated Press 7/7/2014 7:52 am

Democrat Mark Pryor has represented Arkansas in the Senate for two terms, yet one of his TV ads begins with a man saying, "I remember when Pryor was attorney general." A woman adds that he pursued "scam artists that were ripping off seniors."

The Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2012: Making History

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

The Razorbacks' awful year. Wal-Mart under scrutiny. The GOP takes control. Dillard's, Murphy and growing banks. Arkansas Business takes its annual look at the most important business stories in Arkansas that took place during 2012.

Reuters: Wal-Mart Raising Health Care Premiums

by Mark Carter 11/12/2012 10:00 am

Wal-Mart's most popular health insurance plan is going up by a couple of dollars a month as the retail giant and other companies brace for Obamacare. Wal-Mart employees, not surprisingly, aren't happy.

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