Stories tagged with: Affordable Care Act

November 5, 2015 - 6:43pm
37 weeks 6 days ago

Nearly 40 million Americans do not have health insurance.

Open enrollment is currently underway for those looking to purchase health-care coverage through the Affordable Care Act. In 2014, eight million Americans received health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Signing up for coverage can be time-consuming and confusing, but Certified Application Counselors at Muskingum Valley Health Centers can help ease the process.

"They have special certification and training in...

January 21, 2015 - 5:35pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Time is running out to enroll for health care in the current enrollment period for the health care marketplace.

The current enrollment period ends February 15. To encourage people to sign up, the region five director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Falk is traveling across the state. We spoke with her about the process of enrolling. In the original roll out customers had to scroll through 76 screens to sign up. Now, that number is down to 16 screens.

December 16, 2013 - 4:28pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

After a shaky start for the Affordable Care Act roll out in October. . . things are now looking up and more than 6 thousand Ohioans have signed up for healthcare coverage.

Commonly known as Obamacare, it expands opportunities to Americans. In 2014, it will be law that most individuals need to purchase health insurance. It is a complicated system and to help people understand it, an expert was in Zanesville today to explain it further.

"Some of the questions were just on time...

September 27, 2013 - 3:15pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

The Affordable Care Act goes has a few requirements for businesses and the deadline is quickly approaching.

"The one that's coming up next week, by October 1st, every business has to have sent a notice in writing or email to their employees notifying them of the existence of the health insurance exchanges, or the health insurance marketplace," Executive Director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce Tom Poorman.


March 23, 2011 - 6:50pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

Congressman Bob Gibbs is being questioned by some area residents for his opposition over a federal health care law.

A representative of Progress Ohio along with local activists voiced their concerns over his support to stop funding or repeal the federal Affordable Care Act health care law.

"We're hoping he's going to hear that there are citizens in his district that are benefiting and that it's time to move to forward and not play politics with something as important as the...

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