Good News Bad News

There sure are highs and lows when it comes to Obamacare news. GOOD NEWS I heard from a self-employed person in Benson that he got signed up through for a Health Net Silver plan for $61 per month (after his subsidy). Because he [...]

Obamacare: Who qualifies for AHCCCS/Medicaid?

Medicaid in Arizona is knows as AHCCCS (pronounced “access”). That stands for the “Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System”.  Arizona is expanding AHCCCS enrollments under Obamacare by raising income limits to 133% [...]

Ted Cruz and Obamacare

I must give Republicans credit for the consistency of their anti-Obamacare messaging. One after  another, Republicans say the same lines over and over, and so-called “journalists” never challenge the validity of their statements. Ted Cruz [...]

People writing about health insurance who don’t understand it

A story appearing in many newspapers (and featured in today’s says consumers signing up for health insurance will be hit with high out-of-pocket costs with deductibles and co-pays. The article includes the following [...]

Arizona premiums and subsidies: How low?

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that Arizona health insurance premiums will be lower than expected and considerably lower than in other parts of the country. This is good news for 600,000 people in our state who do [...]

Veterans and Obamacare

Veterans who are enrolled in any part of the VA Health Care System do not need to get health insurance through Obamacare, according to an the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. There are several parts to the VA Health Care system:Veterans [...]

Obamacare and Medicare: Confusion

I received an interesting press release this morning that seems worth sharing. New research finds many seniors wrongly think public health insurance exchanges are replacing Medicare plans. ST. LOUIS, September 17, 2013 – As the nation approaches [...]