Will GOP have alternative to Obamacare? Maybe Congressional Republicans are creating a group to draw up a replacement for the still controversial health-care reform law and deal with fallout from a pending Supreme Court case.
| By: Dan Mangan
U.S. health insurers eye higher Obamacare profit margins NEW YORK, Jan 28- Top U.S. health insurers say their businesses offering medical coverage under so-called Obamacare are turning into profitable ventures and that they are now aiming to be on par with other sought-after government health programs. This puts the business closer to a profit margin that many insurers earn on the government's Medicare Advantage...
| By: Caroline Humer
US govt says Obamacare could affect up to 29 pct of taxpayers WASHINGTON, Jan 28- The Obama administration estimates that up to 29 percent of U.S. taxpayers could have to take the law known as Obamacare into account as they complete their 2014 income tax returns, officials said on Wednesday. Treasury expectations for about 150 million income tax filings, which are due to the Internal Revenue Service by an April 15 deadline.
Tax planning tips for high-income earners Given that Americans have paid markedly higher taxes in recent years, financial advisors are being aggressive about managing their clients' liability.
| By: Ilana Polyak
UPDATE 1-Health insurer Anthem's profit beats as enrollments rise Anthem, which operates Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans in 14 states, forecast 2015 adjusted earnings to be more than $9.70 per share and operating revenue of between $78 billion- $78.5 billion. It also operates Medicare and Medicaid plans. The company's net profit rose to $506.7 million, or $1.80 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $148.2 million,...