“As a mom, rising health care costs are a big concern. My family lost our insurance and doctor because of the Affordable Care Act. But now, we have hope.” — California resident Elizabeth Jacinto, in an ad sponsored by the American Action Network In a $2 million ad campaign to support the House GOP health […]
WASHINGTON ? It took the House months of infighting and a failed first attempt to ultimately pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. More than two weeks later, Senate Republicans are nowhere near reaching an agreement...Show More Summary
The United States, as is well known, spends much more money to provide effective access to health care to fewer people than other comparable liberal democracies. This is an urgent moral issue. The Affordable Care Act was a major step in the right direction but is also not a satisfactory end point for health care […]
The party in power often overreaches. House Republicans did just that when they voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a flawed alternative that threatens the health coverage of millions of Americans. The Republicans’...Show More Summary
The 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have helped more women in the United States breastfeed as a result of its coverage of breast pumps, suggests a new study.
The administration asked a court to delay a decision on whether the government would keep subsidizing out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans on the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges.
The number of Americans without health insurance has fallen drastically since passage of the Affordable Care Act.
The White House and Congress are expected to file a motion Monday to delay a court hearing on a vital funding element of the Affordable Care Act, the law also known as Obamacare. The Washington Examiner and Politico reported on Monday that the two sides will ask for a 90-day delay on an appeal in the lawsuit known as House v. Show More Summary
Back in January, Republicans boasted they would deliver a “repeal and replace” bill for the Affordable Care Act to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the month. In the interim, that bravado h...
Self-employed Californians and those working for small businesses increasingly rely on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare coverage, according to the University of California, Berkeley. How would a repeal affect them?
New analysis suggests that 6 million people could lose insurance due to pre-existing conditions under GOP's bill. One of the most popular provisions of the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) is the ban on insurance discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. Show More Summary
The administration and Congress have had a hand in the instability shaking the health care program, using it to their advantage.
By NIRAN AL-AGBA, MD In a little piece of legislation known as the Affordable Care Act, preventive services are mandated to be covered with no out-of-pocket expense to consumers. According to the Healthcare.gov website, approved insurance plans must cover a “list of preventive services for children without charging a copayment or coinsurance.” Number 18 on
As we commemorate National Women’s Health Week, women and moms across the country are stepping up and fighting back against Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act. The reason...Show More Summary
Incensed by attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, several Democratic physicians are planning to run for office.
Donald Trump's big mouth is used against him once again. Sixteen state Attorneys General are intervening in a suit to stop cuts to insurance subsidies attached to the Affordable Care Act. The Republican House of Representatives suedShow More Summary
California and 14 other states took legal action Thursday to try to preserve Affordable Care Act funds that insurance companies receive to lower insurance costs for some Americans. Roughly 5 million Californians gained health insurance through the national law, also known as Obamacare, California...
By JANE ORIENT, MD The reported success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) is based on enrollment numbers. Millions more have “coverage.” Similarly, the predicted disasters from repeal have to do with loss of coverage. Tens of thousands of deaths will allegedly follow. Activists urge shipping repeal victims’ ashes to Congress—possibly illegal and
Early rate filings by Obamacare insurers suggest consumers will face significantly higher premiums for marketplace coverage next year due to regulatory and political uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act. After … Click to Continue »
Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. … Click to Continue »