Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Serices says more than 234 thousand Ohioans signed up for health coverage or renewed health plans in the federally run insurance marketplace during the open enrollment period that ended last month.

A new federal report shows that nearly 197,000 Ohioans could lose about $576 million in health insurance subsidies this year in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 234 thousand Ohioans picked or renewed health plans during the latest enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 200 thousand Ohioans have signed up for coverage during the current enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act as of last Friday.  Spokesperson Kathleen Falk:

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has again taken the lead in filing a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act.

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine sent a letter late last week to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Syliva Burwell saying he may file a lawsuit because a fee imposed by the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says as of last week, more than 186 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health coverage through the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act.

HHS Secretary In Columbus To Push ACA Enrollment

Nov 14, 2014
Ohio Public Radio

Open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act begins tomorrow, and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was in Columbus yesterday to tout the program.

Census Bureau: More Ohioans Insured Under ACA

Sep 18, 2014

The U.S. Census Bureau says the number of Ohioans without health insurance fell by 47 thousand during the past year.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 6 thousand Ohioans who signed up for coverage under the federal health care law risk losing their taxpayer-subsidized insurance unless they act soon to resolve questions about their citizenship or immigration status.

Ohioans Getting Refunds Under ACA Provision

Jul 25, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates 35 thousand Ohioans will get more than 1.2 million dollars in refunds from insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

Ohio AG And Challenger Differ On Hobby Lobby Ruling

Jun 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case is a victory for those who objected to the federal health care law's requirement to offer contraceptive coverage for women.

A new study finds the number of uninsured Columbus residents will decline under the Affordable Care Act.

The Ohio Department of Insurance says people purchasing health coverage through the federal marketplace could see a 13 percent increase in average premiums next year.

Groups in Ohio who helped enroll residents in health plans through the federal insurance marketplace say in-person assistance was key to getting people to sign up, particularly minorities. 

Feds Release Ohio New ACA Enrollment Figures

May 2, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says nearly 155 thousand Ohioans have signed up for health care coverage in the new insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act.

Federal officials say close to 79,000 Ohioans have picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama's health care law. 

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has launched an effort to get uninsured people signed up for health insurance coverage through the exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act.

Small businesses around Ohio are struggling to sort out the details of the Affordable Care Act. 

More Ohioans Sign Up For Health Insurance

Feb 13, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says more than 60 thousand Ohioans have picked health insurance plans in the first four months of the new online marketplaces created by the federal health care law.

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