Health Care Innovation

Aug 17, 2016

Patients Need the Right to Try

Last week, Indiana Governor and potential vice president Mike Pence shared a moving and emotional moment with an 11-year old boy whose father has Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as…

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Jun 23, 2016

Louisiana is Tearing Down Barriers to Health Care Innovation

With health care costs skyrocketing, we’ve seen firsthand that the Affordable Care Act just isn’t working for millions of Americans. So how do we actually make health care more affordable…

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Jun 07, 2016

Ohio Obamacare CO-OP Collapses Leaving 22,000 to Find New Coverage

Only ten of the original 24 Affordable Care Act Consumer-Oriented-and-Operated Plans (CO-OPs) remain after Ohio’s CO-OP health plan, InHealth Mutual, announced that it will shut down…

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Apr 25, 2016

Insurance Companies: Bigger Premium Increases Coming in 2017

A former administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Obama administration is predicting that health insurance premiums in the Affordable Care Act exchanges for 2017 will increase even…

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Apr 20, 2016

The Effects of UnitedHealth’s Exchange Withdrawals: Fewer Choices and Higher Premiums

Yesterday, UnitedHealth Group Inc. announced its plan to pull out of most of the 34 states where it currently offers health care plans on Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges. According to The…

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Apr 14, 2016

Kaiser: Out-of-Pocket Costs Rising Faster than Costs Covered by Insurance

After all of the Obama administration’s promises of better coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals that workers’ out-of-pocket health care…

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Apr 08, 2016

“I Liked My Insurance, but Couldn’t Keep It” What People Are Saying About the ACA

Recently, Freedom Partners shared on Facebook our recent Affordable Care Act research showing that health insurance premiums in the five years since the passage of Obamacare have risen at a faster rate…

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Jan 14, 2016

Study Confirms State Certificate of Need Laws Limit Access

The evidence continues to mount that state “certificate of need” laws are restricting access to crucial health care services. Certificate of need laws—or CON for short—require health care providers to…

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Nov 24, 2015

Freedom Partners Joins Call to Prevent Taxpayer Bailout of Obamacare

Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce and more than two dozen other groups urged Congress today to reject calls by the Obama administration to bailout the insurance companies by removing important taxpayer protections…

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Oct 23, 2015

Tenth Affordable Care Act “CO-OP” Insurer Closing Its Doors

The latest Affordable Care Act domino to fall is South Carolina’s Consumers’ Choice Health Insurance Company. The CO-OP said Thursday that it will not offer plans in 2016. The insurer…

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