healthcare exchange http://kbia.org en Differing Court Rulings On Obamacare Mean One Thing: Nothing Changes For Now http://kbia.org/post/differing-court-rulings-obamacare-mean-one-thing-nothing-changes-now On Tuesday, two federal appeals courts issued conflicting decisions that could have major ramifications for the future of the Affordable Care Act.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The controversy hinges on whether people in the 36 states that opted NOT to set up their own health insurance exchanges can qualify for subsidies (really, tax credits) on their health insurance premiums. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:06:16 +0000 Shula Neuman 56645 at http://kbia.org Differing Court Rulings On Obamacare Mean One Thing: Nothing Changes For Now Deadline looms for Missouri decision on health exchange http://kbia.org/post/deadline-looms-missouri-decision-health-exchange <p> Missouri has less than 24 hours to decide whether it wants to join with the federal government to set up a health exchange in the state.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon told U.S. Department of Health and Human Services last November that state law prevents him from moving forward with anything without legislative approval. And, there doesn’t appear to be much traction among state lawmakers.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:56:44 +0000 Person: Elana Gordon 28929 at http://kbia.org Deadline looms for Missouri decision on health exchange Sen. McCaskill voices support for state-run health insurance exchange http://kbia.org/post/sen-mccaskill-voices-support-state-run-health-insurance-exchange <p>U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says there will be a political price to pay for state legislators who allow the federal government to run the state’s health insurance exchange.<br><br>In a conference call with reporters Wednesday, the Democratic Senator said the federal health care law is going to be implemented and the state of the Missouri has the opportunity to get resources from the federal government.<br> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:25:24 +0000 Julie Bierach 25178 at http://kbia.org Sen. McCaskill voices support for state-run health insurance exchange Federal government will step in to create Missouri's health exchange http://kbia.org/post/federal-government-will-step-create-missouris-health-exchange <p> The federal government will set up and manage a health exchange in Missouri. An exchange is an online marketplace where individuals and small businesses will soon shop for health plans. The Affordable Care Act, or obamacare, requires that all states have exchanges up and running by 2014. States have until next week to indicate whether they will run one or not. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:41:43 +0000 Elana Gordon 24280 at http://kbia.org Federal government will step in to create Missouri's health exchange Carnahan's ballot language draws lawsuit, partisan debate http://kbia.org/post/carnahans-ballot-language-draws-lawsuit-partisan-debate <p>Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder has filed a lawsuit against Secretary of State Robin Carnahan over the language used in a ballot initiative regarding health care exchanges. The Republican Lt. Governor is accusing the Democratic Secretary of State of trying to deliberately mislead voters.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:43:52 +0000 Marshall Griffin 17367 at http://kbia.org Carnahan's ballot language draws lawsuit, partisan debate