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Florida Insurers Want To Hike Obamacare Rates, And They May Go Even Higher

Preliminary rate requests for 2018 ACA plans were published by federal healthcare regulators, with Florida insurers requesting premium increases ranging from one percent to as much as 44 percent. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Is The Affordable Care Act Tax Penalty Working?

The fine for not having coverage in 2015 is 2 percent of adjusted household income or $325 per adult and $162.50 for children under 18, whichever is greater. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Where Did The PPO’s Go?

Florida’s health insurance market for next year is beginning to take shape, and there will be cost increases. But that’s not what’s raising eyebrows. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Affordable Care Act Becoming Less Affordable As Florida Insurers Prepare Big Rate Hikes

Several health insurance companies have plans to raise rates by more than 10 percent. One request is for a 62.57 percent rate hike. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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ObamaCare Penalty May Come A Shock At Tax Time

As we approach the tax-filing season, the complex, indeed inscrutable, structure of the subsidies ObamaCare provided for the middle class to buy insurance could end up making Tax Day 2015 an especially unhappy one for many Americans. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Small Firms Slow to Embrace ACA Business Exchanges

Only 2 percent of all eligible businesses have checked out so-called SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) exchanges in the 15 states where they have been available since last October. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Health Insurers Expect Rate Spike In 2015

Rate increases seem inevitable as insurers say their new consumers are older and sicker than anticipated. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Restaurant Adds Cost Of Affordable Care Act As Surcharge To Meal Tab

A 1 percent surcharge had been added to checks at Gator’s Dockside restaurants for health insurance that the owners will be required to provide for employees. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Affordable Care Act May Increase Emergency Room Use

Expanded health insurance coverage for poor people may be responsible for the bigger burden. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE