It is critical that we make our voices heard again The post Contact Your Senators Today to Oppose the American Health Care Act (AHCA) appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Much like the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Senate leadership’s health bill includes a huge tax cut that mostly benefits the nation’s highest-income...
Post by Kelly Bryant. As Senate Republicans jostle to secure the votes necessary to pass their American Health Care Act, a New Jersey mom is doing some scrambling of her own. Ali Chandra is bereft over how she'll pay her 3-year-old's massive health care bills under the new legislation. Show More Summary
Last Thursday, Senate Republicans unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their version of the American Health Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has shepherded the legislation, says it repeals Obamacare and replaces it with something better, fulfilling the party’s promises of the past seven years. Show More Summary
The report from the Congressional Budget Office could imperil the Republican proposal, seeing little difference in impact from the House-passed American Health Care Act.
Nish Weiseth, Cosmopolitian: When the House of Representatives released their version of an Obamacare repeal, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), in May, many people were certain it couldn't get much worse. Surely, the GOP could not outdo their heartlessness on health care reform. Show More Summary
Conservatives hope to roll back what they see as an expanding and costly health care entitlement in the Affordable Care Act. But little has been said about what would happen to older Americans in nursing homes if these cuts took effect. Continue reading ? The post How GOP cuts to nursing home care would hurt the middle class appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
If enacted, the bill would be the largest single transfer of wealth to the rich from the middle class and poor in American history The Senate’s bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is not a healthcare bill. It’s a tax cut for the wealthiest...Show More Summary
Congressional Republicans, who for years blasted the Affordable Care Act for disrupting Americans’ health care, are now pushing changes that threaten to not only strip health coverage from millions, but also upend insurance markets, cripple state budgets and drive medical clinics and hospitals...
The Senate’s newly unveiled health care bill repeals most of the tax increases on wealthy Americans that helped expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
The LA Times reports on the Senate health care bill: Congressional Republicans, who for years blasted the Affordable Care Act for disrupting Americans’ healthcare, are now pushing changes that threaten to not only strip health coverage from millions, but also upend insurance markets, cripple state budgets and drive medical clinics and hospitals to the breaking […]
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says the U.S. Senate needs to fix its version of a bill to overhaul the American Care Act with bipartisan cooperation. Kasich (KAY'-sihk) appeared Sunday morning … Click to Continue »
Click here for reuse options! Corporate media is finally talking about Trumpcare. It’s too little too late. Republicans in the Senate are about to radically overhaul former President Obama’s landmark Affordable Healthcare Act but you’d hardly know it watching American media. Show More Summary
President Trump told a group of Republican Senators that the House-based American Health Care Act is “mean” — and on this he surely called it right! How else would one describe a bill that would take health insurance away from 23 million people, allow states to waive rules requiring insurers to cover people with preexisting conditions at […]
By DAVID INTROCASO THCB readers are well aware this coming week Senate Republicans plan to begin debate on passing their amended version of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act. As of today, June 23rd, immediate reactions by Republican senators to the June 22nd released discussion draft have been
During an appearance on CNN, Democratic political consultant Paul Begala wiped the floor with former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) over the GOP’s American Health Care Act’s planned multi-billion dollar cuts to Medicaid. After Santorum touted the Republican’s Medicaid reform under...
Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate’s version of the bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, keeps much of the framework of the ACHA, with a few changes.…
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) opposes any changes to Medicaid funding that harm children and their families. The Senate's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), risks the health care coverage of millions of American children and families.
The Senate bill aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act would irreparably weaken Medicaid, significantly increase the number of Americans without health insurance coverage and allow states to waive essential health benefits, such as mental and behavioral health care and substance use treatment, according to the American Psychological Association.
The Senate recently released details about its version of the American Health Care Act, and it could make life much harder for those on Medicaid.