With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Chris Stigall hosted Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the National Constitution Center to discuss the upcoming elections and President Obama’s plan to combat ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
Federal health officials say they need additional documents from some 300,000 new enrollees, but advocates say language barriers and computer glitches are getting in the way.
The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.
Jennifer Branstetter, Gov. Corbett’s director of policy, insists it is Medicaid “reform” and not simply an expansion of Medicaid.
Law Professor On Competing Obamacare Rulings: Courts Allowed For Different Interpretations Of Healthcare Law
Chris Stigall spoke with William Jacobsen from the Cornell University Law School about two conflicting rulings by federal appeals courts regarding health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
Chris discusses the two opposing court rulings on Obamacare subsidies, and takes calls on whether homeowners should have to disclose a murder or suicide in the home to potential buyers. He talks to William Jacobson from Cornell Law School at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and Philadelphia VA whistleblower Kristen Ruell at 8:20.
“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new federal mandate that some of its affiliates allow their employees to get birth control coverage in their health insurance.
Chris reviews the resignations of General Eric Shinseki and Jay Carney from the Obama Administration, the death of Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz in a plane crash, and the exchange of an American prisoner-of-war for five detainees from Guantanamo Bay. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg, Union CEO Nick Sakiewicz, Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath, John Hayward from Human Events, and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Many local hospitals have seen a slight dip in the money they’re taking in, while expenses continue to climb.
A month ago, Governor Corbett said negotiations with the Obama administration over his health insurance plan were at a “breaking point”. But last week, he said things had improved
Health: Bucks County Woman Gets Health Insurance Due To Affordable Care Act — Just Before Cancer Diagnosis
3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the story of how it’s helping a Bucks county family.
The headlines have trumpeted Administration figures that more than 7 million people signed up for health care coverage through the exchanges.
Chris analyzes the Eagles 2014 schedule, the case of an eye doctor in Havertown accused of selling marijuana out of his house, and a Supreme Court case involving the streaming company Aereo. He also talks to comedian Susie Essman from Curb Your Enthusiasm.