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Health insurance merger spree leaves uncertainty for consumers

More than a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either wants to make a huge acquisition or is about to be swallowed up in one. The impact on the average consumer can't be boiled down to dollars and cents.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-03/health-insurance-merger-sp
Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...people in the Augusta area who used them to purchase health insurance.The Court ruled 6-3 in favor of allowing the subsidies...Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them," Roberts wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-25/supreme-court-ruling-keeps-h
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans...states that set up their own health insurance marketplaces - would lead to...Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
Ruling revives calls for Medicaid expansion in Georgia

...week for people who purchased health insurance under the Affordable Care Act...percent of the market have no health insurance, even though this exchange...People are unable to access health insurance and there is money to do it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-27/ruling-revives-calls-medicai
A ruinous ruling

...that ? contrary to what the Obamacare law actually says ? federal subsidies are valid in states without their own health insurance exchanges.The King v. Burwell ruling could be the most frightening nod to convenience over constitutionality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/ruinous-ruling
Rants & Raves

...president ever, I wish they would give some examples as to why. All I can think of is helping poor people buy health insurance. IF YOU ARE SERIOUS about stopping littering on our roads, all you have to do is to enforce the $1,000 fine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/rants-raves
Unaccountable IRS

...truly be said to be free?As we've noted, Obamacare, which empowered the government to mandate that you buy health insurance, fundamentally changed our relationship to our government.A politically punitive and unaccountable government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/unaccountable-irs
Georgians face health insurance spike

...double-digit increases in their health insurance premiums next year, based on...years,'' said Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University...spokeswoman for America's Health Insurance Plans.Federal officials said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-03/georgians-face-health-in
Thousands in Augusta area could lose subsidies in pending Supreme Court health care ruling

...Augusta area use to help pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act...are withdrawn, it would mean health insurance premiums are unaffordable and...mandate requiring them to have health insurance, according to an analysis by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-20/thousands-augusta-area-could
Most satisfied with health care law coverage, survey finds

...general, she said.But after she lost her job and her health insurance with it, she was able to get Huma na insurance...nearly half of those who had some form of previous health insurance, suggesting the new coverage was more affordable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-12/most-satisfied-health-care-l