Yesterday, the Republican party finally unveiled its new plan to replace Obamacare. And nobody knows how much it will cost or how many people will lose coverage under it. One thing we do know? House Republican Jason Chaffetz is a turd.
On Thursday night, federal regulators announced that they were extending the midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance starting January 1, 2017 through the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare.gov.
When Healthcare.gov launched last year, it was a big old mess. But the health insurance marketplace website has steadily improved, and the next version should actually be easy to use. The next round of sign-ups begins November 15, but you'll be able to start comparison shopping for the best plan tonight.
Wired's Steven Levy managed to get a sneak peak at the next iteration of the government's online healthcare exchange, and you will not believe what he reported back. Brace yourself: Levy says the new Healthcare.gov is elegant, functional, and easy-to-use. I'll believe it when I see it.
The government of Ontario recently announced that it's going to start providing limited coverage for in vitro fertilization, making it the third Canadian province to do so. But is assisted reproduction something states should be paying for?
If you ever wondered whether the health insurance crisis in the United States was really something to worry about, this new study will give you pause. A randomized poll of thousands of Americans revealed that almost half had no insurance or inadequate insurance for at least part of last year.