Obamacare Enrollments Surpass 1 Million

More than two months after Obamacare’s ugly debut, the number of Americans using the system is starting to grow: Nearly 1.2 million people are on track to have health coverage in place next year from the law’s health insurance exchanges, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. From Oct. 1 through Nov. 30, almost…

Healthcare Made Simple: Obamacare Application Revised From 21 to 3 Pages

It’s true. Following criticism that the application to get health insurance through Obamacare was too long, the Health and Human Services Department announced Tuesday they’ve cut the application from 21 pages down to three pages. The application will help people determine whether they’re eligible to purchase a private insurance plan on the state-based insurance exchanges. It will…

How the Government Shutdown Could End

As we are barreling towards the October 17th deadline to raise the debt ceiling or face a first-ever default on its financial obligations, Congress has several possible scenarios how this debacle may unfold, hinging entirely on the stubbornness of Republicans, Democrats or both. How is this going to end? Will Democrats Cave? Congressional Democrats aren’t…

What Does The Government Shutdown Mean To Us?

Over 800,000 federal workers are home from their jobs until further notice. Unless we are directly affected by this government shutdown, what does this time mean to us? Inconveniently, we are not able to access our driving records (bye-bye defensive driving course), last minute filing for taxes are a no go and sporadic closed signs…