Posts tagged “Affordable Care Act”

Obamacare Battle Rages On

January 2nd, 2014
Obamacare Battle Rages On

It maybe a new year but it seems that those opposed to president Obama’s health care reforms are not going to let up. Generally called Obamacare the new law comes into effect this month and aims to ensure all Americans are entitled to health insurance cover irrespective of their income or current health situation. The […]

Genetic Testing – Should It Be The New Standard For Care?

November 1st, 2013
Genetic Testing – Should It Be The New Standard For Care?

Every health questionnaire you have ever filled out included questions about your family’s health history. In the last 40 years as more is learned about different diseases the questions have become more specific, slowly from “Has anybody in your immediate family died of cancer” to a lengthy foray at a specialist office asking about very […]

First Casualty Of The Affordable Care Act

July 22nd, 2013
First Casualty Of The Affordable Care Act

When president Obama was elected one of the promises he made was to introduce legislation to put an end to health insurance companies discriminating against those who they considered risks. The legislation was opposed by many quarters of American big business and Republican politicians, yet the Bill was passed. However, while the main provisions of […]

New law could shift the burden

September 10th, 2012
New law could shift the burden

The new law passed by the US federal government called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while designed to help the poorest in society could shift the burden of health insurance costs onto employees. That’s the view of a number of experts who believe that the new legal framework could usher in a new […]

Could Lawsuits In The US Soar?

July 16th, 2012
Could Lawsuits In The US Soar?

The recent Supreme Court ruling that President Obama’s health reforms are legal has worried many opposed to them. Others suggest that the ruling could be a recipe for increased litigation. Some lawyers argue that the number of malpractice suits could swell since the numbers of Americans who currently are not covered by health insurance is […]

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