Obamacare requires that every insurance policy covers certain things with no additional out-of-pocket charges for the policy-holder. One of those things to be covered is prescribed birth control, whether pills or an IUD or implants or any kind of birth control prescribed by a doctor. Show More Summary
After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
WASHINGTON -- Montana is on track to join 28 states and the District of Columbia by expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income people. Democrats in both chambers of the majority-GOP Montana state legislature have joined with enough Republicans to advance the legislation. Show More Summary
Let me say right up front that I'm skeptical of the following report. But then, maybe I'm blinded by partisanship. Who knows? In any case, here is Noam Levey writing in the LA Times today: After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. Show More Summary
“After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over,” the Los Angeles Times reports. “GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains [...]
After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over.
Dumb as a box of rocks or a bag of hammers? One of 2016's most vulnerable Republican senators, who also happens to be one of the Senate's dumbest, is worried about how the Supreme Court might be hurting his chances for re-election if...Show More Summary
The report from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that insurers are not providing consistent coverage for non-pill birth control methods, and it can be fiendishly difficult to find information about which methods are covered. Image: Shutterstock The post Report: Despite Obamacare, Insurers Aren’t Covering Birth Control Consistently appeared first on RH Reality Check.
There's a new law in Arizona designed to tell the world just how much the state's lawmakers hate Obamacare. Any hate to individual Arizonans who will be hurt by this law is merely implied. Arizona has passed a bizarre new law in which...Show More Summary
Republicans are SO excited at the possibility of the Supreme Court murdering Obamacare, finally, but it won’t all be unicorns and rainbows and the free market allowing you the freedom to die from lack of access to healthcare. There will also be, sigh and eyeroll, the unfortunate but inevitable attempt by the Obama administration to, like, fix that. Show More Summary
Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who led the U.S. bishops’ fight against Obamacare and played a key role in the church’s response to the clergy sex abuse scandal, died April 17 at his home in Chicago. He was 78.Read full article >>
It's amazing to see how big a mess the GOP governor is willing to create in order to irrationally oppose "Obamacare" on principle.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican who’s running for re-election next year, explained in a recent radio interview what he believes will happen if the Supreme Court rules against a central provision of ObamaCare...
I'm not sure that Senators in deep red states are that worried about this. But here Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) explains what he sees as the GOP's biggest fear if Obamacare gets gutted by the Supreme Court. Must read. And potential deadly...Show More Summary
In what some say is a surprise, others believe to be a shrewd move, Jeb Bush is telling Republican senators to stop blocking President Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney general of the United States. Talk Radio News Service...Show More Summary
Politico says: Florida Health Choices, which finally opened last year, now covers 80 people. Obamacare, which Rubio wants to repeal, covers 1.6 million in Florida alone. And 93 percent of them are subsidized. The story is here.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R-Heartless Bastard) was against Medicare expansion before he was for it, but now he’s back to being against it. Really against it. Of course he still wants federal dollars for his state’s own version of providing...Show More Summary
How much do Republican policymakers in Arizona hate "Obamacare"? Enough to pass a new law that punishes their own state for no reason.
Normally, market competition is good for consumers. More competition generally means competitors are battling each other to lower their prices and/or raise the quality of their goods. But when it comes to Obamacare, the market is working backwards, at least for people receiving health insurance subsidies through the exchanges. The [...]