Health Insurance: Facts and Information on Covered California

Health Insurance: Facts and Information on Covered California

The California Health Insurance Exchange or Marketplace, which is also known as “Covered California”, is an online website for health insurance. It is mandated under President Obama’s signature universal health care law, which is also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, that all 50 states provide access to insurance marketplaces or exchanges […]

Future of Affordable Health Insurance Uncertain Before Supreme Court

Future of Affordable Health Insurance Uncertain Before Supreme Court

While there have been many criticisms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the tax credits have helped millions of low- to middle-income people purchase health insurance coverage. But those tax credits in more than half of the states are in question now because of a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court that could have a […]

Obamacare’s New Payment Method for Quality Health Care

Obamacare’s New Payment Method for Quality Health Care

Obamacare’s new payment method for quality health care has drawn debates in the U.S. recently. The latest move of the government is in ensuring that healthcare is rated according to the quality of the services. Traditionally, Medicare payments are based on “pay for service,” such as, paying physicians for CT scan, physical exam or surgery, […]