Affordable Care Act subsidies News

Insurers Await Trump Decision on Health Insurance Cost Subsidies

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Sunday that “no decision’s been made” on whether to continue key Affordable Care Act subsidies to health-insurance companies, but that the administration’s job is “to follow the law of the land.” A …

Democratic Attorneys General Move to Defend Obamacare Insurer Subsidies

More than a dozen Democratic attorneys general on Thursday sought to intervene to defend a key part of the Obamacare healthcare law — subsidy payments to insurance companies — which is under threat in a court case. The 16 attorneys …

How Much Do Health Insurance Subsidies Cost Taxpayers?

Taxpayers will fork over nearly $10 billion more next year to cover double-digit premium hikes for subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law, according to a study released Thursday. The analysis from the Center for Health and Economy comes …

U.S. Judge Nixes Obamacare Funds to Insurers for Lower Income Insureds; Administration to Appeal

A U.S. judge on Thursday handed a victory to congressional Republicans who challenged President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, ruling that his administration overstepped its constitutional powers relating to government spending. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer, based in Washington, ruled …

Democrats Vow One Sentence Fix If Court Ends Obamacare Subsidies

Democrats are prepared to quickly come up with a legislative solution should the U.S. Supreme Court rule in the next few days to invalidate a central part of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, party leaders in the Senate said …

Affordable Care Act Cost Estimate Drops Due to Lower Subsidies, Enrollment

U.S. Congressional forecasters on Monday once again cut their estimate of Affordable Care Act health insurance coverage costs, citing unexpectedly less spending on premium subsidies and lower enrollment rates through exchanges set up under the 2010 reform. The $142 billion …

3 GOP Senators’ OpEd: Keep Obamacare Subsidies Temporarily

Senior Republican senators said Sunday that Congress would extend Obamacare health insurance subsidies for a “transitional period” should the Supreme Court rule that they aren’t allowed in at least 34 states. Meanwhile, Republicans would design an alternative policy for those …

Affordable Care Act Subsidy Cost Estimate Lowered

Obamacare will cost 7 percent less than expected over the next decade for federal subsidies to help lower-income people pay for private health insurance, congressional researchers said on Monday. A report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said insurance …