Affordable Care Act

With a deadline approaching, Republicans' last push to roll back Obamacare gains strength

A last-ditch Republican push to roll back the Affordable Care Act appeared to pick up momentum Monday even as opposition from leading patient advocates and healthcare organizations mounted, setting the stage for another potentially dramatic Senate vote on the future of the 2010 law, often called …

ObamaCare

How Cassidy-Graham brings back preexisting conditions

<i>This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America’s health care debate. Like what you’re reading? Sign up to</i> <i>get VoxCare in your inbox here</i><i>.</i><p>The new Republican plan to repeal Obamacare would bring preexisting conditions back to the individual …

ObamaCare

Senate’s Three Health-Care Proposals: A Guide

Since GOP effort to repeal ACA failed, senators pitch widely different options<p>Since the Republican effort to repeal and replace most of the Affordable Care Act faltered in July, three major efforts have emerged in the Senate as lawmakers seek a path forward. They include a final effort to repeal …

Health Care

What's missing from the latest ACA repeal bill

Throughout this summer's effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Republican senators outlined a treasury of specific provisions they …

Health Care

Rate of Coloradans without health insurance at record low

The percentage of people in Colorado who don’t have health insurance is at record-low levels, maintaining a downward trend in the uninsured rate that …

Health Care

Republicans can't quit trying to repeal and replace Obamacare | Opinion | NOLA.com

Remember when the Republicans made their last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in July? Well, it turns out they have another ditch after …

ObamaCare

The Senate GOP Tries and Tries Again on Obamacare

A last-ditch Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act seems to be picking up steam, and once again the stage is being set for another potentially dramatic Senate showdown. Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today:<p><b>TOP STORIES</b><p><b>The Senate GOP Tries and Tries Again on Obamacare</b><p>Remember …

Award Shows

Healthcare: Uninsured rate in US falls to record low of 8.8%

Three years after the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansion took effect, the number of Americans without health insurance fell to 28.1 million in …

Health Care

The Zombie Party

Ninety seconds is almost no time at all—shorter than a pop song, not even enough time to finish a cigarette. Yet that’s all the time that the Senate …

Liberal View

All Views Articles

Sunday, April 23, 2017<p>James Zogby<br>Palestinian Prisoners’ Hunger Strike<br>One thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners have been on a hunger strike for …

James Comey

Group says new health proposal cuts West Virginia Medicaid

A nonprofit West Virginia research group says the latest attempt by U.S. Senate Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act would cut the state's …

Business

Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal Bill Would Cause Huge Premium Increases for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

With only two weeks left to move forward with a partisan health care repeal bill, some Senate Republicans are trying one last time to rip coverage …

Liberal View

WATCH Comrade Bernie's Latest Propaganda Video

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) YouTube channel published a political commercial framing health care as “a right,” pushing for implementation of a …

Health Care

Senate Nearing Another Vote to Repeal Obamacare

“Just when the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act appeared to be dead, a last-ditch push to dismantle the law could be nearing a showdown vote …

Politics

Black Robes and Crystal Balls

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are given lifetime appointments to decide paramount questions of law that affect almost every aspect of …

Judiciary

Insurers Launch New Obamacare Ads After Trump Roils Sign-Up Effort

Health insurance companies led by Oscar Health are launching new advertisements several weeks earlier than past years to counter cuts in the government’s marketing budget for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act.<p>Oscar Health said it is launching advertisements in New York this week and …

Insurance

The latest Republican Obamacare repeal is being pushed through the Senate at lightning speed

Republicans are giving an Obamacare repeal one last go, and the process is moving at a blinding pace.<p>The Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson (GCHJ) bill is the latest attempt to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, and the GOP is wasting …

U.S. Congress

How Trumpcare 5.0 rose from the dead

<i>Welcome to Mic’s daily read on Donald Trump’s America. Want to receive this as a daily email in your inbox?</i> <i>Subscribe here</i><i>.</i><p><i>Every day, we bring you a</i> …

ObamaCare

Rand Paul still despises the GOP's latest attempt to kill ObamaCare

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has consistently butted heads with his Republican colleagues over their attempts at writing health-care legislation. In the …

Rand Paul

Republican Make Last-Ditch Attempt To Repeal Affordable Care Act

Republican senators hope to beat a Sept. 30 procedural deadline that allows them to pass a bill bill without Democratic votes. It would be the fourth health care bill before Senate this year.

Politics

How Sanders and the GOP are both trying to kill Obamacare | Editorial

If you thought the threat to Obamacare ended when Republicans failed to get a repeal bill through the Senate in July, you were sorely mistaken. …

ObamaCare

Continue to Fund Children’s Health Care, but Coordinate the Programs Better

Families are often torn between Obamacare exchanges and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which fit together poorly.<p>Senate leaders recently …

Health Care

Hillary Clinton’s blind spot about the media

There is no question that the media coverage of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was atrocious, focusing endlessly on things like the email …

JCPOA

Independent research reveals the real loser in the lengthy pay dispute saga

THE pay dispute may be over, but its effects still linger.<p>Secret documents obtained by <i>foxsports.com.au</i> reveal the general public blamed Cricket …

Sport (Australia)

What Do Centrist Democrats Even Stand For?

Last week was a momentous one for left-wing politics in America. In a testament to his newfound influence on Capitol Hill, Senator Bernie Sanders …

Liberal View

87% of Americans Believe Insurers Should Cover Pre-Existing Conditions, but There's a Catch

Life comes with two certainties according to Benjamin Franklin: death and taxes. Perhaps it's time to add a third: healthcare uncertainty.<p>When Donald Trump won the presidency, it was practically a foregone conclusion that the Affordable Care Act would be repealed and that the numerous ideas …

Health Care

Christian Scientists use prayer instead of medicine. Here's what they think about the ongoing Obamacare debate.

If Kelly Brother comes down with flu symptoms, he turns to prayer and God for healing.<p>Brother, a lifelong Christian Scientist who lives in Memphis, believes in a spiritual approach to his health care, eschewing medical science for divine help.<p>"We’re very much aware of the fact that we're …

News (U.S.)

Harvard Surrenders to the Trolls

Remember Houston? The major hurricane before the last major hurricane? It’s still pretty bad there and it’s going to get worse before it ever gets better, assuming it ever does get better. There are thousands of little tragedies that are going to go unnoticed because of what’s happening in Florida, …

ObamaCare

Republican Health Care Efforts Would Harm Veterans, Report Says

“That goes way beyond just turning the clock back to pre-ACA status quo," said report author Michael Dworsky.<p>Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would likely have negative consequences for veterans, a group that Republicans lawmakers typically champion, according to a report released by …

Health Care

HAP leaves Michigan exchange, feds cut outreach aid

Health Alliance Plan is leaving Michigan’s individual marketplace as the feds slash aid for enrollment, outreach groups

Health Care