A study finds that higher charges are associated with greater payments by private insurers, which can drive up costs for employers and consumers who pay their way.
The cost of insurance could go down for people ages 26 to 29 under the GOP plan. But will they buy it without a mandate?
The federal health law made it feasible for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program to expand its efforts and help patients buy marketplace insurance plans to cover drugs and other health care.
The penalty would affect people buying insurance who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days over a year. A surcharge of 30 percent would be attached to their premiums for a year.
The state has one of the highest rates of small business owners who get health coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
California state Sen. Ricardo Lara talks about progress and setbacks in the Trump era.
State lawmaker says he was worried the Trump Administration would use information on those who purchased plans to try and deport them.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
Trump and leading Republicans like the idea. Some policymakers and experts say it wasn’t viable in the first place.
But the remaining uninsured are tough to reach.