Stories tagged: "affordable care act"


Georgia has one of the highest uninsured rates in the country. Image via Shutterstock
Loeffler’s Healthcare Plan Could Leave 1.8 Million Georgians With Pre-Existing Conditions Unprotected

“Unfortunately what I learned in [Loeffler's] plan was that she is promoting plans which do not cover pre-existing conditions at all."

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
More than 400,000 Georgians Use Healthcare.gov to Get Insurance. The GOP Doesn’t Care.

Georgians are losing access to HealthCare.gov, and with it impartial assistance in comparing, and choosing healthcare coverage.

Republican candidate for Senate Sen. David Perdue during a campaign stop at Peachtree Dekalb Airport Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
The Truth About Georgia Sen. David Perdue: He Wants to Rip Health Care Away from Millions of Americans

The senator's bill that supposedly protects people with preexisting conditions has a major loophole, and he wants to get rid of the Affordable Care Act.

Open enrollment through Healthcare.gov is open until Dec. 15. Image via Shutterstock
Need Health Insurance? The ACA Marketplace Is Now Open Until Dec. 15.

A lot has happened in the past 10 days—so much so that you may not realize that the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment season began on Nov. 1.

The ACA’s provision banning insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions has been life changing for Kellye Call. (Image courtesy of subject)
‘I Would, Quite Frankly, Become Disabled’: What the Affordable Care Act Means to This Georgia Woman

“I remember my mom sitting me down at the age of 15 and teaching me how to appeal a denial, because she told me I would be doing that for the rest of my life, and until 2010-2011, she was right.”

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden listens as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addresses the media about the Trump Administration’s lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act on November 10, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden also answered questions about the process of the transition and how a Biden Administration would work with Republicans. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Justices Signal They Won’t Repeal ACA, Biden Promises to Expand Healthcare Access

"This doesn’t have to be a partisan issue, it’s a human issue,” Biden said. “It affects every single American family, we can’t subvert the growing consensus.”

Jessica Intermill relies on the Affordable Care Act to help her manage her rheumatoid arthritis (photo via subject)
This Minneapolis Mother Depends on the ACA to Survive. The Supreme Court Could Upend Her Life.

“The only reason that I haven’t had to declare medical bankruptcy is because of the ACA. I didn’t ask for a disease that costs tens of thousands of dollars every single year.