Open Enrollment Deadline Looms

MEDFORD, Ore. – Today is the last day for Oregonians to enroll for health insurance coverage to start or continue in January of 2015. Residents in the state need to use the federal exchange, HealthCare.gov, to compare plans and enroll in coverage. Those who fail to enroll can face penalties anywhere from 95 dollars for … Continue reading »

Two Key Rulings on Obamacare

Washington (CNN) — Two appeals courts reached differing decisions on Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, meaning a likely Supreme Court case on the key component of the health care law. A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 against the subsidies, while a similar panel of the 4th Circuit down the road in … Continue reading »

Affordable Care Act Questions

A major sticking point between republicans and democrats in Washington D.C. is the president’s healthcare law. The shutdown is happening as the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act is rolled out. There are still many questions around the health insurance marketplaces. We spoke with Consumer Reports Senior Editor, Nancy Metcalf, to clear up some of … Continue reading »

Police Warn of Affordable Care Act Scams

MEDFORD, Ore. — Open enrollment for the federal government’s Affordable Care Act is underway, and with it, a lot of confusion as to who’s eligible, whose options have changed, and what they need to do. As if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t confusing enough already, scam artists are trying to take advantage of you. The … Continue reading »

Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has rejected a House spending plan that would have derailed Obamacare. In a vote of 54 to 46 on Monday afternoon, the senate rejected the House proposal. The House plan would have delayed Obamacare for a year and repealed a tax on medical devices. The Senate’s move increases the chances … Continue reading »