Open enrollment for ACA plans and some state Medicaid programs ends December 15th.
In 2018, 8.7 million people bought their non-group health insurance through healthcare.gov—down from 9.2 million people in 2017.
With open enrollment over for private health insurance claims, states are struggling to process hundreds of thousands of Medicaid applications.
Sign-ups were supposed to formally end yesterday, and attention is shifting from marketing to measuring whether the law is meetings its goals.
After signing up for coverage and disclosing they were smokers, about 100 New Hampshire consumers, including Terry Wetherby, find their new Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield policies canceled because they were charged incorrect “non-smoker” rates.
A fellow at American Enterprise Institute faults steps by the Obama administration to delay parts of the Affordable Care Act, saying they amount to dismantling the program in ways that will make it harder to sustain.
Oregon, Minnesota, Maryland, and Massachusetts are still struggling to get back on track after a disastrous launch that makes HealthCare.gov look successful by comparison.
Consumers sometimes find that complaints on social media get a faster response than calls or emails.
Enrollees who don’t qualify for Medicaid are being told they do, and processing delays could keep some who are eligible for Medicaid out of the program in early 2014.