Some of the most powerful labor unions in the country are calling on the White House to approve the repeal of an Obamacare tax on employer-sponsored health plans that could lead to benefit cuts.
In the wake of major Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, a majority of American voters say they are “uncomfortable” with the path the country is on when it comes to social issues.
Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) introduced legislation today tackling an exemption to the Affordable Care Act that allows members of Congress to avoid purchasing insurance through one of health care exchanges created under the law and to receive taxpayer-funded subsidies.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) marketplace approved coverage for fictitious applicants and granted about $30,000 in premium tax credits to those accounts, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report.
A coalition of 10 organizations has filed an ethics complaint calling for an investigation into whether senators and their staff committed fraud when they submitted applications to the health insurance exchange in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) believes that new revelations regarding taxpayers who have elected to pay a penalty instead rather than sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act show that the law needs to be repealed.
Approximately 6.6 million U.S. taxpayers paid a penalty for not having health insurance imposed this year under Obamacare, and hundreds of thousands of them overpaid the fine.
Marilyn Tavenner, who headed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and oversaw the failed HealthCare.gov rollout, has secured the top lobbying job for the health insurance industry.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) did not implement auditor recommendations to protect personal information at HealthCare.gov, Politico reported.