Insurance company Medica is the last insurer from the Affordable Care Act marketplace selling individual insurance plans in the state of Iowa. Read more...
August was already shaping up to be brutal for congressional Republicans. It's only been a hardy few that have shown their faces in public back home to face up to their votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with something Mitch McConnell scratched down on a dinner napkin. Show More Summary
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price Thursday, demanding he meet with members about Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment. Members were prompted by recent reports that no one from the Trump administration had reached out to key members of the Latino ACA outreach coalition to […]
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) A new analysis of 27 national public opinion polls by 12 survey organizations finds the failure of the recent US Senate debate over proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) relates to deep divisions among Republicans, and between Republicans and Democrats, on the future of the ACA. Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office's review of potential Trump sabotage presented less dire news than Trump has been counting on should he decide to halt cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies on the Affordable Care ActShow More Summary
The Affordable Care Act has so far survived Republican attempts to replace it, but many people still face insurance concerns. Below, I answer three questions from readers. Q: I have a rare disease, an...
The Latest on which health insurance companies will offer plans under the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire next year (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A nonprofit health insurer that … Click to Continue »
Two more companies that provide health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire are confirming that they will continue to offer plans next year. Uncertainty over the fate … Click to Continue »
In ongoing reporting, TPM has documented the Trump administration's severing of ties with a large coalition of groups that had worked with the Obama administration to promote the Affordable Care Act and increase enrollments in hard-to-reach populations. Show More Summary
The Congressional Budget Office weighed in Tuesday with an other of its long-awaited analyses of aspects of repealing or tinkering with the Affordable Care Act. This time the topic is the ACA’s cost-sharing reduction subsidies, which reduce deductibles and co-pays for the lowest-income buyers of...
The effort by Congressional Republicans and the Trump White House to sabotage the Affordable Care Act reached another milestone Friday, when the big insurer Anthem announced it would be pulling out of Virginia’s ACA marketplace next year. Anthem has been the biggest insurer in the Virginia individual...
Donald Trump is planning to reverse a piece of the Affordable Care Act that prevents physicians and hospitals from discriminating against transgender patients.
LGBT patients are protected from discrimination thanks to the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration is working to end that, according to reports.
The Republican senator Dean Heller denounced a Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Weeks into the tortuous debate over how to repeal Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms, a frustrated Donald Trump summoned Senate Republicans to the White House for lunch.
Popular vote loser Donald Trump's sabotage of the Affordable Care Act isn't limited to making threats and causing uncertainty for health insurers. He and his administration are taking active, destructive measures to wreck the law they were elected, and in the case of HHS Secretary Tom Price confirmed by the Senate, to uphold. Show More Summary
A third insurance company says it will stop offering individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act in Virginia. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield said Friday in a statement … Click to Continue »
Maine's leading insurance regulator says he would approve slightly lower health premiums increases requested by Maine insurance providers of Affordable Care Act plans. Maine Bureau of Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa … Click to Continue »
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace is not imploding. As the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Drew Altman pointed out, the ACA stability crisis is a matter of perspective. To understand how the marketplace is doing, you’d need to look state by state or perhaps county by county to more accurately assess. A tweet can’t contextualize this. […]
The general voting public has been pretty darned tired of Republicans' talk of repealing the Affordable Care Act for a pretty long time. That has not changed in the August Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, which finds that a whopping 78 percent...Show More Summary
The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that 60% of the public say it is a “good thing” that the Senate did not pass the bill that would have repealed and replaced the Affordable Care Act. Key finding: 78% think President [...]