Even working Americans with broad-based health insurance are not immune to the impact of sky-high healthcare costs, with one in five having problems paying their medical bills in the past year.
“This study has data that is vital to understanding how broken the U.S. healthcare system really is, and we sincerely hope that employers and consumers take note.”
Since 2005, premiums have grown an average of 5 percent each year, compared to 11 percent annually between 1999 and 2005.
Between the end of March and the end of June, the number of people with active coverage dipped by about 300,000.
The debate over the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) certainly isn’t over, but millions of Americans who acquired insurance through this new system can rest assure for now.
Real people afflicted with chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension reclaim the song with new lyrics to focus on what sugar did to them.
Dr. Mehmet Oz , whose “The Dr. Oz Show” makes him, arguably, America’s best-known doctor, says he won’t be silenced by a group doctors who question his TV promotion of “quack treatments” for “personal financial gain.”
The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) continues to fuel political debates and court actions, but there seems to be one undeniable impact — healthcare reform has helped significantly reduce the percentage of Americans without health insurance.
Survey: There was “virtually no change between 2014 and 2015 in the average percentage of all employees — full-time and part-time — enrolled in employer-sponsored health plans.”
The latest report is a big positive for the Obama Administration, but the Affordable Care Act remains under attack by Republicans in Congress and another challenge is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.