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The Fine Print of Obamacare

The Fine Print of Obamacare By Josh Schultz, LinkedIn and Twitter The tortuous way the Affordable Care Act wound its way through Congress is reflected in every aspect of the final version of the law. The ACA calls its individual mandate to carry health insurance a “fine” rather than an IRS-administered tax, which the Supreme … Continued

Will Obamacare Work Better in Year Two?

Josh Schultz works in New York City helping elderly and disabled people access health insurance and afford health care. He welcomes comments about this article or suggestions for future topics. This post consists of only his own views. Previous columns can be found here –  “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care.” The ACA’s second year … Continued

Triple Aim: Washington Health Exchange’s Single Focus……Make It Work

Note from ELGL: The ELGL website and social media outlets were abuzz last week about Josh Schultz’s article comparing the health exchanges in Oregon and Washington. ELGL asked that Josh follow up on the article by contacting top officials from Gov. Gregoire’s administration who were responsible for the Washington exchange.  In the below article, Josh … Continued

Triple Aim: Cover Oregon vs. Washington Healthplanfinder

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz. Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7p_52UPOxE]  Cover Oregon vs. Washington Healthplanfinder By Josh Schultz Published April 21, 2014 | Updated April 29, 2014 Obamacare enrollment is closed in … Continued

Triple Aim: State Exchanges Eye HealthCare.gov

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz. Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9airckwqA8] January 20, 2014 By Josh Schultz Oregon wants a hardship exemption for its state exchange Last Tuesday, top advisers to Oregon Governor … Continued

Triple Aim: Healthcare Deadlines, Exemptions, and a Tax on Cadillacs

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz.  Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPh4mPnzyh4] December 24, 2013 By Josh Schultz With all the uncertainty around the Affordable Care Act and recent changes to deadlines for insurance … Continued

Triple Aim: You Like Your Plan, You Keep Your Plan

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz.  Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York [youtube http://youtu.be/3ROlkhMpV-Q] You Like Your Plan, You Keep Your Plan November 19, 2013 Americans Receiving Cancellation Notices Couldn’t Get Online to Shop for Better … Continued

Triple Aim: Obamacare is Taking Away Your Health Insurance

November 5, 2013 By Josh Schultz [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCUpJDzyRnY] I liked my health plan, but I don’t get to keep it. Last month, I received a letter from my health insurance company telling me that my current policy will end December 31. A new policy will replace this one, and my new plan will be required … Continued

Triple Aim: An Exchange Established By The State

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz.  Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York An Exchange Established by the State October 16, 2013 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdxuezbBwVA] An advertisement for HealthCare.gov, the federal Health Insurance Marketplace Something went wrong for … Continued

Triple Aim: Talking About Obamacare’s Costs

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Taking Triple Aim on Health Care” by Josh Schultz.  Josh is a Client Services Associate at Medicare Rights Center, New York Talking About Obamacare’s Costs The Health Insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opened for business this week. We’ve seen some preliminary … Continued

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