HEALTH CARE CONSUMER’S CONCERNS ABOUT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT — THE LAW OF THE LAND (Part C)

In my two previous posts, I wrote about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and about the three components of that major driver of consumer concern. In this blog we will continue to discuss the tectonic plates which remain and discuss the potential for dying due to the lack of health care coverage. TAX PROVISIONS [1] The ACA levies hefty taxes on pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device manufacturers, health insurers, and [...]

By | 2018-11-05T12:24:36+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW GOOD ARE THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (CBO) PREDICTIONS?

CBO 2010 DATA ACTUAL DATA AVAILABLE AS OF 2017 CBO PREDICTION MOVING FORWARD   SUMMARY In their 2010 estimates of the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the CBO was right on in predicting that a big drop in the percentage of people under age 65 who would lack insurance, and that turned out to be the case. CBO projected that in 2016 that nonelderly rate would fall to [...]

By | 2017-07-12T16:33:32+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The “Better Care Reconciliation Act”

The Senate Republican Leaders released a health overhaul on Thursday, June 22, 2017. BEFORE WE BEGIN-You can hear this English expression in a meeting. If there are announcements to make, people to introduce, or other things to talk about before the main topic of the meeting, someone will say "Before we begin..." let us look at an overview. THE BCRA CHANGES Coverage for People with Preexisting Conditions Mandates to [...]

By | 2017-06-26T18:33:20+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments