Monday, September 30 2013 6:30 AM EDT2013-09-30 10:30:08 GMT
(RNN) - One of the many growing pains related to the Affordable Care Act could be the effect on hospitals focused on treating low-income patients and those without insurance. The majority of healthcareMore >>
The Affordable Healthcare Act promises insurance for everyone, but that still may not mean you can visit any hospital you want - even if it's right down the street.More >>
Sunday, September 29 2013 7:30 AM EDT2013-09-29 11:30:05 GMT
The medical profession became a profession in the 19th century as scientific advances broadened the amount of knowledge so much that specialization was necessary.More >>
A burst of scientific advances in the 19th century so broadened the amount of knowledge required to practice medicine, that specialization became necessary, essentially turning the practice of medicine from a hit-or-miss avocation into a profession. The evolution of medicine caused the cost of care to rise so that the practice of medicine - and insurance - became money-making industries. More >>
Saturday, September 28 2013 6:30 PM EDT2013-09-28 22:30:11 GMT
(RNN) - The profit of insurance companies may plummet once the new Affordable Care Act, better known as Obama Care, goes into effect. According to MSN, this is bad news for the largest U.S. medical insurer,More >>
The profit of insurance companies may plummet once the new Affordable Care Act, better known as Obama Care, goes into effect.More >>
Saturday, September 28 2013 7:33 AM EDT2013-09-28 11:33:06 GMT
(RNN) - One major aspect of the Affordable Care Act is that it makes preventive care for those insured under Marketplace private insurance plans, free - which means no co-payment, coinsurance or deductible. However,More >>
One major aspect of the Affordable Care Act is that it makes preventive care for those insured under Marketplace private insurance plans, free - which means no co-payment, coinsurance or deductible.More >>
Saturday, September 28 2013 6:42 AM EDT2013-09-28 10:42:30 GMT
(RNN) – The success or failure of Obamacare in the hands of Millennials, that's why a generation raised on the internet is being marketed to harder than any other. According to a Pew Research Center surveyMore >>
Millennials and how they respond to advertisements for and against the Affordable Care Act is directly related to the success or failure of President Obama's cornerstone legislation.More >>
Friday, September 27 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-09-27 20:30:59 GMT
(RNN) - The list of major companies publicly pleading their case over rising prices and inability to retain workers once the new healthcare law takes effect was like a row of dominoes. First, one companyMore >>
Some businesses are still worried about the financial effect the new healthcare law will have on their bottom lines. The reality is there isn't as much to be afraid of as a lot of people think. More >>
Thursday, September 26 2013 7:09 PM EDT2013-09-26 23:09:36 GMT
(RNN) - If you haven't already been hearing a lot about the federal health reform lately, chances are you will soon . Several major provisions of the law, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effectMore >>
Several major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, are taking effect in the coming months. Here are some details on what's happening, how it will work, and what it means for you.More >>
Wednesday, September 25 2013 9:58 AM EDT2013-09-25 13:58:39 GMT
(RNN) - Republicans in Congress are threatening to shut down the government because they say Obamacare is too expensive and the government needs to rein in spending. But just who is paying for it? TheMore >>
Beginning in 2014, the main parts of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as "Obamacare," take effect. But who's paying for it, and how much, is going to have long-term implications on our checkbooks. More >>
Monday, September 23 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-09-23 20:52:42 GMT
The confusion over Obamacare has created an opportunity for scammers to prey on the public by targeting vulnerable people who do not understand how the new healthcare exchange will work or how to sign up for it.More >>
The confusion over Obamacare has created an opportunity for scammers to prey on the public by targeting vulnerable people who do not understand how the new healthcare exchange will work or how to sign up for it. More >>
Thursday, September 12 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-09-12 17:27:04 GMT
One of Obamacare's most controversial elements is the requirement that most Americans carry health insurance or face a fine. The Treasury Department in August released a 75-page guideline detailing what'sMore >>
The Affordable Care Act mandates a fine for those who do not purchase what the law calls "minimal essential coverage." The IRS is charged with enforcing the mandate, but has limited authority in collecting the fines associated with going without insurance. More >>
(RNN) – The White House is getting some help from a popular internet-friendly approach in promoting its Affordable Care act to the digital age.
The Adorable Care Act is a collection of adorable internet memes featuring baby animals and touting portions of Obamacare's initiatives. Many of the meme's features the website healthcare.gov, the White House's site for information on ACA.
The site's premise: "Sharing the Adorable Care Act, one cute animal at a time."
The Adorable Care Act features its own Twitter account, launched Sept. 20 and Tumblr blog, which launched on July 18. The person who runs the social media for the Adorable Care Act is unknown. The White House has denied it's behind the Adorable Care Act's creation.
"Get all your ducks in an adorable row, visit healthcare.gov," said one meme that featured a trio of baby ducks.
Or in one the features the animal kingdom's biggest rivalry – dogs versus cats – it says "Will be able to afford a proper eye patch thanks to savings from Health Insurance Marketplaces on Oct. 1."
Many of the initiatives featured on the memes include preventative care, members of Generation Y being able to stay on their parents insurance until 26 years old and the coverage of pre-existing conditions.
"@AdorableCareAct #Obamacare will put your privacy at risk, but these ducks are cute! #optout," said one tweet by Generation Opportunity, a group that has also make headlines with its YouTube videos opposing Obamacare.