Items Tagged with 'Affordable Care Act'
LANSING — Hundreds of thousands of people who buy their health insurance on Michigan's individual market could see premiums rise by 28 percent on average next year if President Donald Trump follows through on a threat to cut billions of dollars in payments to insurers, state officials said. Read More
Don’t like the prospects for fixing the Affordable Care Act? Repeal and replace somehow didn’t work. Unilateral political action doesn’t seem to be in the cards anymore. Local leaders have not distinguished themselves in addressing real health care concerns. What can be done? Read More
But firms are cutting hours to part time and passing on more health care costs to employees.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A survey of local employers revealed they are not choosing fines over providing health care to employees under the Affordable Care Act, but whether that continues remains to be seen. Read More
The holiday season is a notoriously hectic time of year. So when the IRS extended its deadline to submit some Affordable Care Act forms in the last week of December, it seemed the government agency had gifted employers the one thing no one has enough of — time. Read More
An appeals court has upheld a lower court's order halting a federal mandate requiring two Christian colleges in Michigan and Iowa to provide insurance coverage for certain contraceptives. Read More
Many small firms say they plan to stop offering health insurance by 2016.
A number of small business employers in West and Southwest Michigan are looking at discontinuing their health insurance plans, as alternative options for employees and premiums for firms increase. Read More