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Recent Affordable Care Act news

National, international, and local news outlets, magazines, newspapers, websites, and journals have covered the good and the bad of the ObamaCare / Affordable Care Act health plan since 2010 when it came into existence. These varied and numerous articles serve as valuable tools in keeping American citizens informed about the health care program and all it entails.  Affordable Care Act has changed some since its inception; and it will always have fans and foes, as indicated by the various news reports. Just a few of the articles, the venues, the dates, the link, and a brief summary are listed below this paragraph.

Fox News

December 1, 2014

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/12/01/obamacare-small-business-site-reportedly-opens-to-scant-interest/

Fox News explores the rate at which small businessmen are enrolling and using the Affordable Care Act health care site set up for them. Fox News indicates that only a few people are utilizing the site. Fox also explores why they think so few businessmen are enrolling and how this can be corrected.

LA Times

October 29, 2013

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/oct/29/news/la-ol-obamacare-health-insurance-rates-increase-too-expensive-20131029

The LA Times considers if the Affordable Care Act rates will increase and how far the increase will end up being. The concept was that there would not be considerable increase, but the LA Times writers feel that there may indeed be increases in rates and they explain why and how much they will be.

LA Times

April 23, 2014

http://articles.latimes.com/2014/apr/23/business/la-fi-mo-ask-laz-obamacare-20140403

The Los Angeles Times newspaper discusses and explains parts of Affordable Care Act health plan that the White House is less inclined to discuss with the public consumers. The entire plan, not just the best parts of the program, needs to be explored and understood. The LA Times seeks to do this in this piece.

New York Times

December 2, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/02/upshot/underinsurance-remains-big-problem-under-obama-health-law.html?_r=0

The New York Times covers and discusses under insured people and the impacts on them because of Affordable Care Act. The New York Times also investigates the reasons for being under insured and how to prevent it in the future.

New York Times

December 1, 2014

http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/12/01/its-not-all-about-the-premiums/

This in depth article by the New York Times covers the importance of looking beyond insurance premiums. The focus is looking at insurance benefits, not just considering the cost of the monthly premiums. Picking an insurance program strictly based on premiums is a bad idea.

New York Times

November 29, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/30/us/politics/suit-on-health-law-puts-focus-on-funding-powers-.html

Funding for ObamaCare has been a controversial subject from the onset of the program. The New York Time’s article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the funding plans.

New York Times

November 26, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/27/us/politics/obamacare-aca-1-million-sign-ups.html

The New York Times covers the date and event of the one millionth sign-up for ObamaCare in this celebratory article. It chronicles the different changes and advancements that ObamaCare has made. The article discuses what it feels are drawbacks to ObamaCare.

Time Magazine

October 27, 2014

http://time.com/3479139/walmart-healthcare-insurance/

Wal-Mart has been outspoken in its dislike of the Obama Health Care plan. The actions and spoken word of Wal-Mart are covered in the Time Magazine article. The questions I asked, will other companies follow Wal-Mart’s lead?

Time Magazine

October 18, 2014

http://time.com/3398526/obamacare-enrollment/

Time Magazine explores in depth the number and data relative to new enrollments in Obama Health Care programs. Projections are made for future enrollees and their demographics.

The Washington Monthly

January/February 2014

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/january_february_2014/features/after_obamacare048357.php?page=all

The Washington Monthly breaks down Affordable Care Act and all it entails. It then explains the different steps and what a person’s obligations might be concerning Obama Health Care.

Harper’s Magazine

December 2014

http://harpers.org/archive/2009/12/understanding-obamacare/

This Harper’s Magazine article on Affordable Care Act is a keeper. The article explains, in very accessible and straightforward fashion, the many different parts of Affordable Care Act and understanding Affordable Care Act.

Politico

November 14, 2013

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2013/11/the-obamacare-lie-that-cant-be-fixed-99843.html#.VH32BbxdVpI

Politico feel like there are lies that have been told about Affordable Care Act.  It investigates one of the major Affordable Care Act fallacies and then explains how this is a lie that cannot nor will not go away any time soon.

Politico

December 2014

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/10/mississippi-burned-obamacare-112181.html#.VH32MbxdVpI

The Politico article discusses the state of Mississippi and Affordable Care Act. It doe not sugar coat what it feels are drawbacks to the plan in Mississippi and in similar demographic areas.

Front Page Magazine

July 25, 2014

http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/matthew-vadum/americans-say-obamacare-is-hurting-families/

There have been Republicans and conservative who feel like Affordable Care Act is hurtful to families and family care. This Front Page article discusses those charges concerning Affordable Care Act.

USA Today

December 1, 2014

http://www.usatoday.com/topic/5d77043a-4674-4fba-ae62-ca7feb3cdf85/affordable-care-act/

When this article was published and printed by USA Today, Affordable Care Act had been passed for four years. The piece ponders just what is Affordable Care Act, how has it changed, what is good about the plan, and what is bad about the plan in the year 2014.

 USA Today

August 30, 2014

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/30/obamacare-tax-healthcare-taxpayers-eight-billion/14861405/

USA Today charges that Affordable Care Act is costing tax payers close to eight million dollars. This article breaks down the figures, where the charges are incurred, and what they think is wrong with Affordable Care Act and its eight million dollar cost.

CNN

April 1, 2014

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/01/politics/obamacare-signups-target/

CNN investigates Affordable Care Act sign-ups and what population is targeted in the sign up campaign and approach for the program. Their ideas concerning the targeting are fresh and well researched.

Washington Times

December 2, 2014

http://www.washingtontimes.com/specials/health-care-reform/

The Washington Times explores the different parts of Obama Health Care. The reform and all its different pieces are discussed in this article. It is a nice guide for a very detailed program, which is evolving with time.

Every day, hundreds of articles are written and published that concern the Affordable Care Act health plan. Magazines, journals, newspapers, news shows, and websites cover every aspect and detail of the health care program. Some people are in favor of the health care program, and some people are strongly against the health care program. The articles that explain the plan and keep readers informed of new changes are timely and important in knowing the program completely. Use these listed articles, their links, and summaries to help you stay informed and aware of Affordable Care Act and all it entails.