Topic: Healthcare Costs

    Republican change to the ACA: A healthcare minimum income
    By Alex Tolbert on March 22, 2017

    Check out this column on the Huffington Post A key piece of the American Health Care Act is changing the ACA’s income-based subsidies...

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    Conservative critics may have a point—the AHCA won't lower costs
    By Alex Tolbert on March 15, 2017

    But a utilitarian health plan might The new Republican healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act, keeps several ACA elements...

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    What an ACA repeal won’t address
    By Alex Tolbert on March 13, 2017

    Three factors of the U.S. health system Republicans in Congress last week presented their plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act,...

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    TN health insurance: Hope for best, prepare for worst
    By Alex Tolbert on February 27, 2017

    Uncertainty abounds Humana’s recent decision to cease offering individual health coverage on the Affordable Care Act exchanges in 2018 reflects...

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    Three things to know about health law repeal
    By Alex Tolbert on February 13, 2017

    How will consumers be affected?  No one likes too much uncertainty. Whether we like it or not, however, we are facing a lot of it right now in...

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    Three surprises from open enrollment
    By Alex Tolbert on January 30, 2017

    Open enrollment ends tomorrow, Jan. 31 The fourth open enrollment period for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is wrapping up this...

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    Healthcare hacks for employers
    By Alex Tolbert on January 16, 2017

    Options for employers More than 147 million Americans have health insurance through their workplaces, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation,...

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    Who will benefit most from an ACA replacement?
    By Alex Tolbert on January 13, 2017

    Check out our Huffington Post column:  The Affordable Care Act is one of the more divisive pieces of legislation in the last decade....

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    Healthcare resolutions for Republicans
    By Alex Tolbert on January 4, 2017

    Check out our Huffington Post column:  Hoping for less healthcare debate next year? You may be out of luck. Republicans have a clear path...

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    Three hacks for your health coverage
    By Alex Tolbert on January 3, 2017

    Options for consumers Open enrollment — the annual period in which individuals and families can freely sign up for health coverage — is almost...

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