Thursday December 26, 2013
Smokers have long known tobacco's risks, among them lung cancer, emphysema and other respiratory problems. But now using tobacco also could mean having to pay up to 50 percent higher health insurance premiums.
A rule under the Affordable Car [...]
Thursday December 12, 2013
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has reached an agreement with the Obama administration to approve the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan, his office said Thursday.
The plan would expand Medicaid in the state, a key part of implementing the Affordable Ca [...]
Tuesday December 10, 2013
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has approved a large part of Iowa's proposed Medicaid expansion plan, an integral piece of the Affordable Care Act's rollout in the state.
The approval, however, granted only part of the state's reque [...]
Thursday November 14, 2013
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama bowed to political pressure over his signature healthcare reform on Thursday, announcing that he would allow insurers to extend for one year policies that have been canceled, even if they do not comply [...]
Wednesday October 30, 2013
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is warning Iowans that confusion over the new federal Affordable Care Act may be providing an opening for scam artists.
Miller, during a stop in Waterloo on Wednesday, expressed concern about scammers who may [...]