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Today in Obamacare: a new ad says Republicans “have a plan.” Do they?

A new ad says “Republicans have a plan” to fix health care. That was news to me.<p>Earlier this week, astute observers noticed this American Action Networks ad turning up on cable news. It talks about a new health reform plan that provides “more choices and better care at lower costs” and “provides …

This Is What Obamacare's Critics Won't Admit Or Simply Don't Understand

Real people with serious medical issues are finally getting the help they need.<p>THOUSAND OAKS, California ― Maryann Hammers is likely to die from ovarian cancer someday. But she hopes someday won’t come anytime soon.<p>Hammers, 61, received the diagnosis in late 2013, and doctors told her that it was …

The Government Says Obamacare Will Be Just Fine

Obamacare hasn’t had the greatest year. But according to the federal government, the negative criticism of President Barack Obama’s signature health …

One of the main reasons insurance companies are ditching Obamacare isn't going away

To recap, one of the main reasons that large health insurance firms such as Aetna and United Healthcare care ditching the public insurance exchanges of the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — is because not enough young, healthy people are signing up.<p>Insurers need young people to, in a …

Repealing Obamacare Would Be Bad News for the Gig Economy

The gig economy is growing and here to stay, yet the future of one key labor policy that supports it is uncertain: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare.<p>The ACA is critical to the continued growth of the gig economy because it separates the ability to obtain health insurance …

Trump Extends Timetable to Replace Obamacare

President says in an interview administration<p>President downgraded expectations for his party’s swift repeal and replacement of the 2010 health law in an interview with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly aired Sunday, saying “maybe it’ll take til some time into next year” “Obamacare doesn’t work. So we are …

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Obamacare Repeal Could Threaten Provisions That Help Older Adults

Republican lawmakers meeting in Philadelphia this week say they want their replacement of Obamacare to be done by spring. There is no consensus on a plan yet, but several Republicans in Congress have already circulated proposals that could reduce or eliminate features of the federal health law that …

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Repealing Obamacare would leave 32m without health coverage, analysis finds

A Republican plan to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act would leave 32 million people without health coverage and double the cost of insurance premiums over the next decade, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).<p>The budget office report, …

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Repealing Obamacare without replacement would hike premiums 20% and leave 18 million uninsured, report says

Repealing<p>Obamacarewithout a replacement would result in higher costs for consumers and fewer people with insurance coverage, according to a report Tuesday from the nonpartisanCongressional Budget Office.<p>In the first year, insurance premiums would jump by 20% to 25% for individual policies purchased …

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Donald Trump's Plan to Replace Obamacare Is a Crock of Nonsense

This would be great, if it made any sense whatsoever.<p>So after the Republican party realized that their initial plan of repealing the Affordable Care Act and telling the country to fuck off for a while until they could figure out how to replace it got a terrible response from a public that, y'know, …

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From “Obamaphones” to an attack on internet access: The strange afterlife of a right-wing meme

Under Trump, a program subsidizing internet access for low-income Americans may be threatened. Thanks, Obama!<p>This past summer the United Nations declared that internet access is a human right, releasing a nonbinding resolution that unequivocally condemns "measures to intentionally prevent or …

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Tech and Trump: What the Next Four Years Might Bring

The customary rapport between Republican presidents and big business is nowhere in evidence now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A young man, his brother, and a few friends start a cutting-edge company in his home. Within a few years, the company grows exponentially and …

Verizon and T-Mobile Take the Lead as America's Fastest Wireless Providers, According to New OpenSignal Report

Domestic wireless carriers appear to be locked in a heated race to enhance and amplify their networks’ 4G speed and availability. The ‘big four’, for …

Comcast to stop claiming it has the fastest internet in America

Comcast is known for many things: confusing contracts, being hell to cancel, and data caps, mostly. It’s not, however, known for having the fastest …