Articles Tagged with Health insurance

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“Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon,” at KBOO (also recorded).

‘…. Reid’s work on the book “The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by “US Health Care: the Good News.”

Reid chairs the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care that is planning an initiative to achieve universal coverage for all residents. He has challenged Oregon to a contest in which whoever is first in achieving universal care will benefit the other….‘ [KBOO link to today’s (10/21/16 interview with T.R. Reid and link to source broadcast.]

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IRS publication 5187, also available at the IRS ACA website, may help you learn how the Affordable Care Act affects your taxes.

IRS Publication 5187, Health Care Law: What’s New for Individuals and Families: While the health care law has several parts, this publication breaks down what’s new for the 2014 federal tax return you will be filing in 2015.

“This new publication provides important information for taxpayers who:

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USA dot gov/shutdown has federal government shutdown information and links to federal agency contingency plans.

For Shutdown Trickle-down effects on Oregon state and local government operations, check with the relevant agency, department, or office.

For health care insurance plans, visit Cover Oregon, which, oddly enough, you can’t link to from the Oregon dot gov homepage (at least as of now).

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If you want to find Oregon health insurance plans and calculate your 2014 rates, visit the confusingly named “Cover Oregon” website:

Cover Oregon is a central marketplace where Oregon individuals and employers will be able to shop for health insurance plans and access financial assistance to help pay for coverage. Starting in October 2013, we will serve as a one-stop resource that makes it easy to find the perfect plan for your unique needs.

Links to legislative and other information about the Affordable Health Care Act.