Senator John McCain of Arizona, who just this week returned to the Senate after receiving a diagnosis of brain cancer, cast the decisive vote to defeat the G.O.P.’s “skinny repeal” health care … Continue reading John McCain Casts Decisive Health Care Vote?
Key step toward healthcare reform passes thanks in part to John McCain’s return, but shape of final legislation and chances of success remain unclear. Source: Senate Republicans vote to open debate on … Continue reading Senate Republicans vote to open debate on repealing and replacing Obamacare
Centene, one of the largest insurance companies offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act, defied Republican talking points with its tidy profit. Source: Insurance Company’s Profit Indicates Obamacare Isn’t Dead Continue reading Insurance Company’s Profit Indicates Obamacare Isn’t Dead
Even Republicans get this bill will make them poorer and less free, but there are a half a trillion dollars and Trump’s presidency riding on its success. An example of politicians listening … Continue reading It’s astounding how unpopular Trumpcare is with GOP voters — but that doesn’t mean it will die
It won’t work. Obamacare works for the poorest that have affordable health insurance because all of the program’s subsidies tilt in their favor. Obamacare doesn’t work well for the working and middle … Continue reading The House Republican Obamacare Replacement Plan
Trump has repeatedly promised to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare, the healthcare law formally known as the Affordable Care Act. Unfortunately, the whole healthcare issue is a lot more complicated than Trump … Continue reading Trump: ‘Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated’
Congressional Republicans plan to move quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are also likely to delay the effective date. They are, of course, delaying the effective date of the … Continue reading G.O.P. Plans Immediate Repeal of Health Law, Then a Delay
Senator Marco Rubio of Florida is boasting about his efforts to sabotage a program intended to keep health insurance markets stable and premiums low during the start-up years of the Affordable Care … Continue reading Senator Rubio Makes Life Tough for Small Insurers
The American Way During President Obama’s 2008 campaign, the President promised the American people a universal healthcare system, one which would provide healthcare benefits for those who previously could not afford them. … Continue reading Universal Education and Healthcare: What is Sweden Doing Differently?
A large number of Americans say they oppose “Obamacare” but are supportive of the Affordable Care Act. There’s just one catch: They’re the same thing. Continue reading Which do you prefer – Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act?
62% of personal bankruptcies in the US are caused by medical costs. Source: cbsnews.com Additionally, Bloomberg Businessweek reports: Medical problems caused 62% of all personal bankruptcies filed in the U.S. in 2007, according … Continue reading 62% of US Personal Bankruptcies: Medical
August 1st, 2012 is a day that will go down in infamy as one of the most important dates in history, right up there with December 7th, 1941, when 2400 Americans were … Continue reading August 1st, 2012 – the worst date in history?