Yesterday, the administration announced that the ACA’s enrollment nationally through the month of November had totaled about 364,000 and just about 137,000 had enrolled through the Federal exchange. The National Journal writes “The disappointing report on November enrollment is not a surprise: HealthCare.gov was not working for consumers for most of the month, and HHS wasn't trying to direct people to the site.”
The Recovery Audit (RA) Program exists to detect and correct improper claims to the Medicare program. The contracted firms are paid a portion of their recoveries, so the program delivers savings to the Medicare Trust Fund at no cost.
Wednesday morning, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released nation-wide enrollment data for Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance exchanges through the first two months of the program.
Medicare spending encompasses an unsustainable 16 percent of the federal budget. Over the last decade (2000-2011), Medicare spending per capita grew at a rate double that of per capita GDP growth.
American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin’s Testimony on the ACA’s Medicare Advantage Cuts before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.
American Action Forum Health Care Policy Director Chris Holt Discusses the Affordable Care Act on Fox News (December 3, 2013).
With each passing day, more information is revealed regarding the negative effects the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is having on American citizens, the health insurance industry, and the health care system as a whole.