This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. Are the Affordable Care Act's days numbered? According to the campaign talk of President-elect Donald Trump, it's just a matter of time before Obamacare, as the ACA is more commonly known, is repealed and replaced. Show More Summary
You can’t just rip the bandaid off (NY Times) Republicans in Congress plan to move almost immediately next month to repeal the Affordable Care Act, as President-elect Donald J. Trump
“Republicans in Congress plan to move almost immediately next month to repeal the Affordable Care Act, as President-elect Donald Trump promised. But they also are likely to delay the effective date so that they have several years to phase out [...]
Congressional Republicans plan to move quickly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are also likely to delay the effective date.
With the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy, many Americans are wondering how they are going to pay for health insurance next year. Hardest hit will be people who have ongoing medical expenses, such as patients with diabetes or think of...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Health care spending by U.S. households, businesses and the government rose almost 6 percent last year to $3.2 trillion, driven by the large expansion of health coverage brought about by the Affordable Care Act, federalShow More Summary
(Reuters) - U.S. health spending in 2015 rose at its fastest rate since 2007, driven by expanded access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act and high-priced specialty drugs, according to government figures released on Friday.
President-elect Donald Trump took aim at the Affordable Care Act on the campaign trail, a platform that appears to be consistent with his pick for health and human services secretary, Tom Price, a Republican U.S. House member from Georgia. But what do we really know about what’s in store for health policy during the Trump […]
Health spending in the U.S. picked up again in 2015, but the growth was driven largely by millions of Americans getting coverage through the Affordable Care Act, rather than price increases for care, according to a new government report that tracks the nation’s overall healthcare tab. The 5.8%...
If history didn’t have a way of repeating itself, the tawdry battle of King vs. Burwell would by now be an obscure footnote. Instead, that defunct legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act is looking more like a template for the future than an ugly but ultimately meaningless sideshow. Show More Summary
Nobody cares about the secretary of commerce—at least usually. The job is something a figurehead position, loosely tasked with promoting American industry, which typically involves a schedule packed with overseas photo ops. Wilbur Ross will not be your usual commerce secretary. Show More Summary
(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) US health-care costs have more than tripled since the 1960s1. Nearly one of every five dollars of national expenses1,2 are spent on health care. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...Show More Summary
Joint replacements. Cardiac care. Chemotherapy. What do those things have to do with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act? Economists and policymakers think the U.S. may be overpaying for such servic...
With their party gaining control of both the White House and Congress, some Republican voters are growing hesitant about outright abolition of the Affordable Care Act and instead favoring a more circu...
Republicans are about to play a game of chicken with 20 million Americans' healthcare. GOP lawmakers are planning to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, in 2017 but delay the implementation of the roll back byShow More Summary
A new Kaiser Health poll finds just a quarter of Americans say they wanted to scrap the Affordable Care Act, down from nearly a third in October. By contrast, nearly half say they want the law expanded or implemented as [...]
Politico: “Congressional Republicans are setting up their own, self-imposed deadline to make good on their vow to replace the Affordable Care Act. With buy-in from Donald Trump’s transition team, GOP leaders on both sides of the Capitol are coalescing around [...]
Despite sharp partisan differences over the Affordable Care Act, Democrats and Republicans, including voters who backed President-elect Donald Trump, strongly support most of the law’s key provisions, a new national poll indicates. And although most Trump voters still favor repealing the law, often...
The politically powerful American Hospital Association urged President-Elect Donald Trump urging him to maintain coverage of those insured under the Affordable Care Act, reduce regulation and pay them more money.
It has been widely noted that Donald Trump’s choice of Tom Price, the Republican congressman from Georgia, to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services makes a full-blown repeal of the Affordable Care Act more likely. Price, an orthopedic surgeon, isn’t just an armchair critic of Obamacare. Show More Summary