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Despite uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, there are still new parts of the law going into effect. In fact, at the start of this year, a provision prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age or ...
Kuster and Shea-Porter have a blind devotion to Obamacare and refuse to negotiate. They are placing the radical fringe of their party above the people of New Hampshire.
Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-Ocean County, describes his reasons for supporting the American health care Act, a House Republican alternative to Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act. Health-Overhaul-MacArthur-15817083.JPG. New Jersey Republican Rep.
... said Seema Verma told insurers the Trump administration would support continuing additional controversial support for lower income healthcare exchange participants if insurers would support the House Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The Left and the media are constantly telling us that the percentage of uninsured Americans is the lowest it has ever been, thanks to Obamacare. But Obamacare's "success" may be almost entirely due to the expansion of government-run insurance.
For a myopic view of Obamacare's effect on small business, one can look at its results in Louisville, Kentucky. The state saw one of the biggest drops in uninsured individuals under the Affordable Care Act, from 20.4 percent in 2013 to 7.8 percent in ...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called on the Trump administration to stop "hemming and hawing" and announce that it will continue to make cost-sharing reduction payments under Obamacare in order to ensure lower premiums for ...
... insurers who have been warning of rising premiums to account for uncertainty over the payments. The aid, which reimburses insurers for lowering out-of-pocket costs for millions of low-income consumers who have health plans on the Obamacare markets, ...
Health insurer BridgeSpan plans to exit the Obamacare exchanges in Idaho next year due to losses and uncertainty about the law's future, according to a HealthInsurance.
Blue Cross Blue Shield sent a message to its members Monday about changes it would like to see to the healthcare law, indicating that it would like to keep portions of Obamacare in place, while pushing for stronger mechanisms to get people to purchase ...
Top Democrats are demanding answers from the Trump administration about whether a top healthcare official offered insurance companies a quid pro quo to get their support for the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...
Without the payments, insurers have threatened to drop out of the Affordable Care Act's markets or substantially raise premiums, and customers could face thousands of dollars in unexpected costs.
When it was signed into law in 2010, Obamacare imposed roughly one trillion dollars in taxes on the American people. The nearly 20 new or higher taxes hit middle class families and small businesses, raised the cost of healthcare, and reduced access to ...
The group NEPA Healthcare Defenders Coalition gathered on Lackawanna County Courthouse Square to mobilize against the Republican replacement to the Affordable Care Act, called the American health care Act, or AHCA. The nation has been distracted ...
Stefanelli was able to buy health care through Obamacare. "Because we have so many preexisting conditions in our household, it was astronomical before the ACA," she said.
This is also a facet of Obamacare. It is the opposite of "underwriting," which was a standard practice before the Affordable Care Act. Underwriting means insurers could base premiums on consumer's medical history. Under Obamacare, insurers can charge ...
California's junior U.S. senator told California Democrats on Saturday that they should focus on defeating Republicans in the state's congressional delegation who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "Let's go to San Diego and Orange County and the ...
Some Obamacare exchange premiums could increase an average of 44 percent next year in New Hampshire due in large part to Medicaid expansion and the opioid and mental health crises, according to a document obtained by the New Hampshire Union ...
WASHINGTON - The on-again, off-again threat from the White House to shatter the Affordable Care Act appeared to be on again Friday, as Politico reported that President Trump "told aides in a Tuesday Oval Office meeting that he wants to end" subsidies ...
Organizations representing most of the healthcare industry - along with attorneys general from 15 states and the District Of Columbia - took desperate steps Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep President Trump from blowing up the Affordable Care Act.
The administration's refusal to guarantee payment of subsidies to health insurance companies, the murky outlook for the Affordable Care Act in Congress and doubts about enforcement of the mandate for most people to have insurance are driving up ... "In ...
Democrats claim that since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, some 20 million additional people now have insurance. That number, however, is ...
police FBI crime scene When Washington state expanded health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, hundreds of thousands gained access to health insurance.
What do you do when the healthcare law you passed - the one that probably cost your party its majorities in Congress and helped expel it from the White House as well - continues its slide, with insurer drop-outs and 50 percent premium hikes in some ...
... stunned insurance industry officials by suggesting a bargain: The administration would fund [cost-sharing reductions seen as crucial for Obamacare markets' stability] if insurers supported the House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.".
As you may recall, Trump took CSR payments hostage in April, threatening to kill them if Democrats didn't cooperate with his efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. The brouhaha nearly blew up the appropriations negotiations needed to avoid a ...
Constituents ask U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds about topics like the Russia investigation involving the 2016 presidential election and the repeal and replacement of ...
The case, which dates back to the Obama administration, was filed by the Republican-led House of Representatives against the federal government in an effort to cut off subsidy payments to insurers for the individual plans created by the Affordable Care ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, the only remaining company to serve all 159 counties in the state, has filed its annual plans for next year's insurance market exchange under the Affordable Care Act. In its initial filing, it filed plans for the ...
The American health care Act, as the Republican bill that passed the House of Representatives is known, repeals the two tax hikes on higher earners that the Affordable Care Act used to fund expansion of insurance coverage: a 3.8 percent tax on net ...
Illinois is one of 16 states trying to join a federal lawsuit in hopes of preserving part of the Affordable Care Act.
After pushing hard for greater scrutiny on the deepening Russia investigations, Senate Democrats now want to shift their attention to killing the Republicans' back-room negotiations to repeal Obamacare. Democrats know their base is still inflamed by ...
The party is blaming proposed hikes of up to 50 percent for some 2018 Obamacare plans on the Trump administration's efforts to create uncertainty in the individual market, which includes Obamacare's exchanges. However, some insurance plans have noted ...
House Republicans contend that the federal payments are illegal because they were not authorized by Congress when the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. A federal district judge last year agreed, and the Obama administration appealed. With Trump ...
As Democrats demonize any GOP attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, the disaster of their own design continues to implode.
2018 could be another year of steep Obamacare rate hikes. Early data from state insurance departments, released over the past two weeks, shows that big health plans are requesting some pretty significant premium increases.
When Washington state expanded health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, hundreds of thousands gained access to health insurance.
More than a factoid, it shows the stakes in the Republican drive to roll back the Affordable Care Act. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 28.6 million people were uninsured in 2016, unchanged from 2015.
Many insurers in the subsidized markets created by the Affordable Care Act are still struggling to overcome financial losses.
... subsidies | Lawmakers blast proposed medical research cuts Key chairman open to delaying repeal of Obamacare mandate MORE (R-Utah) on Wednesday said he is open to delaying the repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate for having insurance.
In defending their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Republican leaders in Congress argue that the insurance marketplaces created by the law are failing.
The Trump administration - which has been bashing Obamacare for months - on Wednesday said it would make a change that could lead to higher enrollment in Obamacare plans next year. The administration said it would remove a technical speed bump ...
But for all his reflection on the past, Hodson is most concerned about future changes to the federal Affordable Care Act. He's worried protections for people with pre-existing conditions could disappear as Republicans present their revised plans for ...
After my mother got out of the navy after nursing soldiers in New Caledonia and Guadalcanal in World War II, she worked for a doctor in Ventura, Calif.
Bankole Thompson is misleading his readers in his column, "Obamacare, an inconvenient truth, May 11," in which he extols Obamacare for saving lives. He cites the example of a 23-year-old woman who was struggling with Lyme's disease and whose family ...
"One of those principles is we don't want to talk about the Affordable Care Act until Republicans take repeal off the table.
According to a poll from Public Policy Polling released Tuesday, 53% of those surveyed said they preferred the Affordable Care Act over the Republicans' American health care Act. Just 27% said they preferred the AHCA over the ACA. In terms of simple ...


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