Affordable Care Act
Chris discussed the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage and the resignation of Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg. He also talked with Colin Hanna and Jason Springer on the Monday Morning Matchup, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine.
Rich analyzed the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding a major portion of the Affordable Care Act, Hulu Plus releasing the entire catalog of Seinfeld, and Apple pulling all Civil War games from iTunes.
The 6-3 decision is a relief to a some 300,000 Pennsylvanians who faced losing their coverage if the high court’s ruling had gone the other way.
Part of the problem, according to Claudine Leone, with the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians, is that New Jersey is simply not putting enough Medicaid money into primary care.
Rich discusses the military’s decision to charge Bowe Bergdahl, Texas Senator Ted Cruz signing up for the Affordable Care Act, and a man kicked off a plane for wearing an expletive on his shirt.
Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
As you gather your bank statements, donation slips and W-2’s, you’ll also need to have proof that you have health insurance.
Officials Launch Special Enrollment Period For Taxpayers Who Didn’t Realize There’s A Penalty For Not Having Health Insurance
More than 11 million people signed up for health insurance during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period, but federal officials think a few more will be interested after doing their taxes, so they’re launching a special enrollment period tomorrow.
Rich covers a New York Times story on Iran and ISIS, a controversy at the University of Texas and a cop who is in trouble for a Facebook post. He talks to a student writer from USA Today, Dr. Mazz, and author Kirk Honeycutt.
Rich pondered the punishment for a student who make vulgar attacks against former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter on Twitter, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy and a Vermont town’s proposal to lower the voting age. He also spoke with La Salle Professor Michael Boyle, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bile, and author Lenore Skenazy.
Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case
The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.
The plaintiffs say that means residents of states like New Jersey and Pennsylvania — which did not establish their own exchanges — are not entitled to credits.
Federal health officials are asking some 800,000 people who got health insurance through the Affordable Care Act to wait to file their taxes. The reason: they received tax forms with incorrect information.
Kevin Counihan, CEO of the federal health insurance marketplace, says it was a “blowout” weekend for enrollment, which he says helped push signups ten percent higher than projected.
Today is the final day of open enrollment in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act for this year, and health officials and insurers were prepared for what they expected to be a last-minute surge of sign-ups.