Tag Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Dangers Of The Hobby Lobby Ruling

Across country there has been a storm of lawsuits. They reflect contested rights as some businesses and institutions ask for express legal permission to use religion to discriminate based on sexual orientation, sex and gender identity. Just over a month … Continue reading

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Obamacare On The Shoals?

The ship has sailed on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the treacherous waters of partisan legal cases haven’t sunk it yet. Tuesday the law weathered another storm. On July 22, a three-judge panel of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Iowa U.S. Senate Candidates On Obamacare

At this stage in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race it is important to listen to the other side. Most voters are not engaged in one of the most visible political races in the country, and likely won’t be until much closer … Continue reading

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Obamacare's Ship Has Sailed

All the people waiting for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to collapse under its own weight had better find something else to do. Almost four years in, there’s no way to hop in the DeLorean, go back in … Continue reading

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Moving Forward With Obamacare

Late last Thursday the electronic payment to Coventry Health Care cleared our bank account, indicating we have new health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1, 2014, purchased on the exchange created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. With that … Continue reading

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Navigating Change in Health Insurance — Part 3

Like many, I worked hard during the post-911 Bush administration to elect a Democratic president. Investing a lot of myself in politics through the 2004, 2006 and 2008 election cycles, I’m not ready to give up on President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Talking The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) With Plouffe

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Des Moines Register Editorial: Obamacare Opponents Are Lying

 The following is an excerpt of  a Des Moines Register editorial on the Affordable Care Act published Saturday, September 14.  And yes, to their credit, they used the “L” word. For nearly a century, American presidents have tried to provide … Continue reading

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The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

Healthcare.gov To prepare to enroll, you can learn about types of health coverage, research your questions, and figure out what you need to know before open enrollment begins. Click here to go to the IOWA page to apply for coverage, … Continue reading

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