American Action Forum

Type: Organization
Name: American Action Forum
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Seasonal employees may lose coverage

Thousands of variable-hour employees--workers whose hours change on a weekly or seasonal basis--could soon lose their healthcare benefits, reports the Wall Street Journal.As the Affordable Care Act's Jan. 1, 2015, compliance deadline draws closer, many ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

With new health law, workers ponder ‘I quit’ option

CHICAGO — For uninsured people, the nation's new health care law may offer an escape from worry about unexpected, astronomical medical bills. But for Stephanie Payne of St. Louis, who already had good insurance, the law could offer another kind of escape: ... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare taxes add BILLIONS to rising premiums

On top of  rising premiums , Obamacare taxes are adding hundreds of dollars per year onto customers’ costs, according to new study from the American Action Forum.Those who braved the health care law’s exchanges will have to pay an extra $354 on average ... [Published Daily Caller - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

LIVE WEBCAST: The Future of U.S. Health Care Spending

Event Information April 11, 20148:30 AM - 2:15 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 This event has reached capacity for in-person attendance and is currently closed. We are accepting webcast registrations ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Uncle Sam wants you to expose Medicare fraud, waste

Federal officials said they hope Wednesday's "unprecedented" disclosure of data about $77 billion in Medicare reimbursements to 880,000 physicians and other providers in 2012 will lead to reporters and researchers uncovering fraud, waste and unwarranted ... [Published CNBC - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Still Looking for a Job? You’re Not Alone

American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the March 2014 job numbers and the mystery of persistently high long-term unemployment. Photo: Associated Press ... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Obamacare Late Sign-Ups May Signal Young, Healthy Buying Plans

(Bloomberg) -- More than 1 million people waited until the last five days to sign up for 2014 health coverage under Obamacare, and early indications are that many were young minorities,That may be good news for health insurers who have been concerned ... [Published Insurance Networking - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Study: States with higher minimum wages ha...

Posted Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 @ 11am  by Breanna DeutschA new  study  by the free-market American Action Forum found that states with minimum wages higher than the federal minimum suffer from higher unemployment.Researchers looked at labor data from ... [Published WKJK-AM - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Future of health care

Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy and American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin on innovation in health care. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Get trade deficit down: Pro

CNBC|   March 25, 2014Discussing the steady drop in consumer confidence, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president, and Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research co-director.Share This ... [Published NBCNews.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

ObamaCare at 4: Stem of thorns

Published: Monday, March 24, 2014 9:00 p.m.Updated 49 minutes agoThe White House marked Sunday's fourth anniversary of ObamaCare with an early morning news release filled with a glowing assessment of what President Obama considers to be the signature ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

With health law, workers ponder the I-Quit option

At 62, Payne has worked for three decades as a nurse, most recently traveling house to house caring for 30 elderly and disabled patients. But she's ready to leave that behind, including the job-based health benefits, to move to Oregon and promote her ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Mar 21 2014]

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"The ACA will contribute to slower job growth," Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, told NBC News. "The law will lead to a greater reliance on a part-time workforce, as companies will not be mandated to provide health insurance benefits to part-time workers."
"I want the freedom to fit that into my day without squeezing it into my day" she said
"It wasn't understood how rapidly the volume was growing for a while" Boccuti said
"These are cafeteria workers, these are substitute teachers, these are adjunct professors," he said this week. "These are folks who help us in terms of serving at restaurants. On balance, these are folks who can least afford to see a cut in their take-home pay. And so we want to restore the 40-hour workweek."

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Seasonal employees may lose coverage [Published FierceHealthPayer - Apr 14 2014]
With new health law, workers ponder ‘I quit’ op... [Published Foster's Daily Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Obamacare taxes add BILLIONS to rising premiums [Published Daily Caller - Apr 11 2014]
Sebelius steps down — OMB Director Sylvia Mathe... [Published Politico - Apr 11 2014]
LIVE WEBCAST: The Future of U.S. Health Care Sp... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 11 2014]
Uncle Sam wants you to expose Medicare fraud, w... [Published CNBC - Apr 09 2014]
Obama admin. leases the lowest amount of federa... [Published Daily Caller - Apr 08 2014]
House passes bill defining full-time work as 40... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
Is minimum wage hike right move for city? [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Apr 06 2014]
Opinion: Still Looking for a Job? You’re Not Alone [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Apr 04 2014]
Critics say 'transparent' administration anythi... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 04 2014]
Obama Administration Finalizes Regulation to Po... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 03 2014]
Unpaid Internships: A Priceless Experience? [Published Harvard Crimson - Apr 03 2014]
Obamacare Late Sign-Ups May Signal Young, Healt... [Published Insurance Networking - Apr 03 2014]
Editorial, 4/3: No way back now on ACA [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 03 2014]
Obamacare Late Surge May Signal Young, Healthy ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 02 2014]
Does SCOTUS Ruling Mean Only Wealthy Have a Voice? [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
Study: States with higher minimum wages ha... [Published WKJK-AM - Apr 02 2014]
Future of health care [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 02 2014]
Top institutions squeezed by rising health-care... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 02 2014]
No April Fools: Insurance Exchange Achieves Tar... [Published Healthcare Matters - Apr 02 2014]
Quake hits Chilean coast — No, the stock market... [Published Politico - Apr 02 2014]
More than 7 million have enrolled under Afforda... [Published Washington Post - Apr 02 2014]
Senators Predicted Obamacare’s Negative Side Ef... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 02 2014]
ACA Work-Week Rules [Published Helicopter Association Int. - Apr 01 2014]
Study: Raising Minimum Wage Means Higher Wages ... [Published MyStateLine.com - Apr 01 2014]
Is there a minimum wage deal in the works? [Published American Thinker - Apr 01 2014]
New Ryan budget today — More weakness in China ... [Published Politico - Apr 01 2014]
Study: states with higher minimum wages had hig... [Published Daily Caller - Apr 01 2014]
Obama administration skirts congressional review [Published Washington Times - Apr 01 2014]
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LIVE WEBCAST: The Future of U.S. Health Care Sp... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 11 2014]
Event Information April 11, 20148:30 AM - 2:15 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 This event has reached capacity for in-person attendance and is currently closed. We are accepting webcast registrations ...
Opinion: Still Looking for a Job? You’re Not Alone [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Apr 04 2014]
American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the March 2014 job numbers and the mystery of persistently high long-term unemployment. Photo: Associated Press ...
Obama Administration Finalizes Regulation to Po... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 03 2014]
The Obama administration finalized its regulation to require vending machines to post calorie information on all of its items on Thursday, a rule that will cost businesses as much as $40 million to comply. The regulation , which is mandated under ...
Future of health care [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 02 2014]
Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy and American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin on innovation in health care. ...
Top institutions squeezed by rising health-care... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 02 2014]
Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy and American Action Forum president Douglas Holtz-Eakin discuss health-care spending. ...
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