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Ohio “Navigators” Fighting Red Tape During ObamaCare Roll Out

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Monday marks the first day people get sign up for health insurance on a marketplace under the federal healthcare law.
1, 2013

Ohioans began using the health insurance marketplace, Tuesday, under the Affordable Care Act. A number of Ohio for agencies received grants to hire so-called “navigators” to help guide people through the marketplace. But there’s been a snag. Red tape is preventing the navigators from helping people with questions about the insurance marketplace.

Affordable Care Act Calculator: Crunch The Numbers For You

The Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins on Oct. 1, figure out what this means for you.
September 26, 2013

Use this interactive calculator to figure out premiums on the Affordable Care Act for you and your family.

Health Care Estimate Released In 36 States, Including Ohio

Healthcare premium estimates have been released in 36 states, including Ohio.
September 25, 2013

The Obama administration is shifting into high gear to promote the new health care law ahead of an Oct. 1 start date for uninsured people to begin signing up. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius revelaed premiums and plan choices for 36 states where the federal government is taking the lead, including Ohio. The average sticker price [...]

Ohio Activists To Rally Against “Obamacare”

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Tea party activists and other Ohio conservatives opposed to "Obamacare" will march outside of one of House Speaker John Boehner's district offices in Troy.
27, 2013

Tea party activists and other Ohio conservatives opposed to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul will rally against it at one of House Speaker John Boehner’s district offices.

“Navigators” Prepare To Help Ohioans Understand Health Care Law

Cafaro’s bill takes many elements of the bipartisan reform bill that has yet to be heard in committee – but she says those elements will save the state money through cost efficiency and legislative oversight.
August 13, 2013

The federal government is preparing to implement more parts of the Affordable Care Act which includes several pieces that may be confusing to the typical consumer. Among those potentially-confusing areas is “navigators,” who will help people understand the health care law.

Vocal Opponent Of ‘Obamacare’ Endorses Major Provision

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, also Ohio's point-person on insurance matters, says federal health care changes will widespread and expensive impacts. But she's backing Gov. John Kasich's proposal to expand the state's Medicaid program, as allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
July 11, 2013

One of Ohio’s most outspoken critics of the Affordable Care Act says she thinks Ohio’s Medicaid program should be expanded using federal money made available by the health care law.

The Pros and Cons Of States Designing Health Care Exchanges

A map of which states have applied for grants to start an online health insurance marketplace called an exchange.
16, 2012

The Obama administration has extended the deadline for a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. The man credited with creating the blueprint for the new online health care exchanges says there are benefits and drawbacks to states designing their own exchanges.