Affordable Care Act

Charity Care Fell 22 Percent At Minnesota Hospitals In 2014The state Department of Public Health says Minnesota hospitals saw a roughly 22 percent drop last year in care they provide without expecting payment.
Trump's Policy Approach A Mystery Amid Lack Of DetailDonald Trump's position on health care? Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act "with something terrific."
Minnesota Health Care Programs Mute Medicaid Expansion CostsThe budget implications of expanding Medicaid aren't hitting Minnesota as hard as other states.
Good Question: Who’s Using Obamacare & How Much Money Are They Getting?Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling means millions of Americans can still get tax credits to buy health insurance. The court ruled in favor of allowing states like Wisconsin, which never set up its own marketplace, to continue to offer financial assistance for health insurance.
As SCOTUS Upholds Affordable Care Act, MN GOP Calls For MNsure's DemiseThe Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law.
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Cost Of Health Care Premiums Could Increase DramaticallyHealth care premiums in Minnesota could skyrocket next year, if providers get their way. Eight Minnesota health insurers have proposed premium increases ranging from 11 to 74 percent.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
4 Things To Know: DOJ's Ferguson Findings, Vikings Visit AP & MoreHere’s a look at the four most notable stories you need to know about for the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Good Question: Why Is Our MNsure Open Enrollment Time Limited?The deadline to enroll is MNsure is this Feb. 15. After that, you’ll have to wait to sign up until the next open enrollment period, which will likely be later this year.
Tax Season This Year Brings Some Big ChangesThe tax filing season officially opens on Tuesday, and this year there are a number of potentially big changes of which citizens need to be aware. For the first time under the Affordable Care Act, most Americans will have to certify that they had health insurance coverage in 2014 to avoid a tax penalty.
Interview: MNsure CEO Talks Enrollment, Website IssuesScott Leitz, the head of MNsure, spoke with Esme Murphy on WCCO Sunday Morning, a day before the scheduled deadline for consumers to sign up for health insurance as required by the Affordable Care Act.