Employers with between 50 and 99 employees won't have to comply with PPACA group coverage mandates until Jan. 1, 2016.
States reports tens of thousands of enrollments in first few days of public exchanges.
Need to add children's dental and children's vision care standards cited in Urban Institute report.
Medicaid expansion and the new insurance exchange subsidies could lead to a sharp increase in early retirement rates, a consulting actuary predicts.
Navigators will be hired in 34 states. Critics say they are unfairly supplanting professional brokers and agents.
Ways and Means subcomittee hearing focuses on new delays in PPACA requirements.
Dafters of PPACA included the industry fee in an effort to cover part of the cost of PPACA coverage expansion provisions.
Government hopes 254,095 health insurance agents and brokers will sign up to work with the new federal health insurance exchange system.
National poll shows Republicans generally report having an easier time paying for life's necessities than do Democrats. Independents report the most trouble.
Feds require determination of whether residents seeking Medicaid nursing home benefits really are poor enough to qualify.