Nationwide nearly 11.7 million consumers are enrolled in 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace coverage

More than 4.1 million young people selected a plan or were re-enrolled; nearly 7.7 million people with plan selections in HealthCare.gov states qualify for an average tax credit of $263 per month Nationwide, nearly 11.7 million consumers selected or were automatically re-enrolled in quality, affordable health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace as of…

H&R Block analysis: Most ObamaCare customers paying back portion of subsidies

ObamaCare customers who received health insurance subsidies last year are getting an unpleasant surprise this tax season — with many finding they have to repay hundreds of dollars. An analysis by tax-preparer H&R Block found that to date, 52 percent of those who enrolled in Affordable Care Act coverage are paying back part of their…

BY THE NUMBERS: OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE

  Fact Sheet U.S. Department of Health & Human Services News Division 202-690-6343 media@hhs.gov www.hhs.gov/news Twitter @HHSMedia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 BY THE NUMBERS: OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR HEALTH INSURANCE Since Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began on November 15, about 10 million people have explored their options, learned about the…

Increase in Health Data Breaches Is Expected in the Year Ahead

Reprinted from Report on Patient Privacy

You can’t miss the headlines: “Coming in 2015: Even more health care data breaches,” “Health care to be ‘plagued’ by data breaches in 2015.” Several organizations have released reports pinpointing the threat health care faces from hackers and malware and predicting growth in breaches this year…. Read Full Story