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Looming deadlines on health care taxes require urgent action

While manufacturers are disappointed that the Senate was unable to pass a full repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in July, legislative efforts to combat the... The post Looming deadlines on health care taxes require urgent action appeared first on Shopfloor.

PODCAST #33: The Wild West of stem cells

Stem cell clinics are booming. And hurting people. How can patients protect themselves in a marketplace where the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state medical boards have been ineffectual? In this podcast you’ll hear from George Gibson (a patient left blind after a dubious stem cell intervention), Leigh Turner PhD […]

GOP Controlled Senate Looks Towards More “Modest” Overhaul Of Ocare

For the most part, overhauling Obamacare, otherwise known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as the Putting Government In Control Of Your Healthcare And Raising Your

SUSTAINABILITY: Medicaid Enrollees Set to Climb 40,000,000 Under Obamacare. Under current law—i…

SUSTAINABILITY: Medicaid Enrollees Set to Climb 40,000,000 Under Obamacare. Under current law—including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare)—there will be 112,000,000 people who enroll in Medicaid at some time during fiscal 2027, according to the latest baseline estimate published by the Congressional Budget Office. Show More Summary

Did anyone expect the party of 'repeal and replace' to have good ideas on healthcare?

To the editor: During Barack Obama’s presidency, the Republican- controlled House passed bills repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act more than 50 times. Their party won state and local elections across the nation with the mantra of “repeal and replace.” (“Most Americans — and...

Weekend Reading: McSweeneys: I Only Protested the Affordable Care Act Because the President Was Black. Please Don’t Take Away My Health Insurance

David Bradley Isenberg: I Only Protested the Affordable Care Act Because the President Was Black. Please Don’t Take Away My Health Insurance: "Back in 2009, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was being debated in Congress, I was fuming with anger... Show More Summary

Unions playing politics with dialysis patients’ lives

Senate Bill 349 is being sold as a patient protection measure for those undergoing dialysis but, in reality, it puts the health of unions above the health of patients. The legislation, introduced by state Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, who also coauthored the now defunct single-payer health care bill, would require dialysis centers to maintain […]

BRCA creates even more confused markets

The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA)[1] is a significant modification to the current Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)[2] exchange structure in a variety of ways.  One major change is the designation of the benchmark plan which determines the level of subsidy that the federal government provides to individual buyers on a health […]

Trump-McConnell Health Care Threatens to Send People Living HIV and AIDS Back to Square One

Back in 2013-2014, I had the incredible opportunity of working as the lead coordinator of a team of Arkansas In-Person Assister Guides (IPAs) during the roll out of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the state. I personally...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Senate Unveils Its Obamacare “Repeal”

Senate leadership has just released their attempt at a repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” The bill, which is being called the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” makes a few...Show More Summary

Survey: What Turns Democrats against the Affordable Care Act’s Core Regulations?

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, may perhaps be the most contentious and polarizing law we’ve seen enacted in the past several decades. For seven years, Democrats have remained convinced they...Show More Summary

Repealing Obamacare good for Mexico?

That a Donald Trump policy stands to benefit Mexico may sound like fake news but it probably isn’t. If the United States president’s goal of repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act FULL STORY The post Repealing Obamacare good for Mexico? appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

How to Choose the Best Health Savings Account

Ever since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), Americans have shown a renewed interest in health savings accounts, or HSAs. These versatile, tax-advantaged savings accounts were created for individuals...Show More Summary

Consumer Reports: Obamacare reduced bankruptcy rate

A new article at consumerreports.org suggests that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) played a substantial role in the decline of annual personal bankruptcies that we have seen since the high of 1.5 million in 2010. As I showed several years ago, international bankruptcy data support the oft-heard claim that medical bills make […]

Without Obamacare, cancer would have killed me in weeks

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Essential benefits and patient protections should be uniform and reliable in all 50 states.

Senate Republicans Promise Big Changes To Ocare “Repeal” Bill

Repeal is in quotes because the House bill, the AHCA, does not, in fact, repeal Obamacare, otherwise known as the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act. And, it has its

Judicial Watch Sues IRS and HHS for Record of Sharing Taxpayers’ Private Information

Judicial Watch sues IRS and HHS for records about the sharing of private taxpayer information under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This post Judicial Watch Sues IRS and HHS for Record of Sharing Taxpayers’ Private Information appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Fight over a state healthcare transparency bill goes mostly uncovered

IN OHIO, 3RD RAIL POLITICS—a blog that pledges to show “the side of politics other publications ignore”—recently detailed the political hardball that has blocked the implementation and enforcement of a patient protection law. The Healthcare Price Transparency Law, written by Republican state Rep. Jim Butler and passed in 2015, would require the state’s hospitals, doctors […]

Single Payer Health Care: Are Democrats Starting Push After Trumpcare Disaster?

After the stunning collapse of Trumpcare, the Republican plan to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act — better known as “Obamacare” — momentum appears to be gathering among Democrats in congress for a national, single payer health care plan. Show More Summary

B.F.D.

On Christmas eve 2009, the Senate voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in what would be its final form, although nobody expected that at the time. Let me highlight some names on the yea side for you: Max Baucus D Mont. Evan Bayh D Ind. Robert C. Byrd D W.Va Kent […]

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