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ASN and Advocates from 21 Other Health Care Organizations are on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support Kidney Disease Research and the Living Donor Protection Act

Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the 21 other health care organizations listed below are meeting with their representatives and senators today. They will urge Congress to continue its historic support of research...Show More Summary

Would the House pass Graham-Cassidy? It’s not a slam dunk.

Together, 21 GOP lawmakers from California and New York voted for the American Health Care Act in May, and a threshold question for considering Graham-Cassidy's prospects is to wonder how many of them will be willing to vote to blow a hole in their state's health care budget.

Local health centers wait in limbo as Congress dawdles on funding extension bill

Congress is fast approaching the deadline to renew federal funding for thousands of community health centers across the country, or risk leaving millions of Americans without health care. Lawmakers must act by September 30, the end of the current federal fiscal year, to extend the Community Health Center Fund, which provides $3.6 billion of funding […]

Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal to get 2 minutes of debate

One of the many things the Republicans aren’t telling you about their latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which will cut life-saving health care for millions of Americans, is that the entire debate over the Graham-Cassidy amendment, as it’s called, will be a whopping two minutes. Yes, you read that right, 2 minutes. […]

Why the unpopular individual mandate is likely to endure – for now

The Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans either carry health insurance or pay a fine remains the law's most unpopular feature. Nevertheless, a bipartisan group of governors is insisting that … Click to Continue »

ACA Medicaid expansion tied to earlier cancer care for the poor

(Reuters Health) - After the Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped reduce the number of uninsured Americans, more low-income adults got cancer diagnosed when it was less advanced and potentially easier to treat, a recent study suggests.

Affordable Care Act expands health coverage to more patients, although differences remain

(American Academy of Family Physicians) This research appears in the September/October 2017 Annals of Family Medicine.

Uninsured Rate Falls To A Record Low Of 8.8 Percent

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Three years after the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansion took effect, the number of Americans without health insurance fell to 28.1 million in 2016, down from 29 million in 2015, according to a...

Quixotic Single-Payer Health Plan Pulls a 50-50 Split

With Obamacare all but dead on the operating table, and the prognosis uncertain for the American Health Care Act, the GOP replacement, many politicians have begun to look for alternatives. The post Quixotic Single-Payer Health Plan Pulls a 50-50 Split appeared first on The Good Men Project.

More people remain insured since Obamacare, CDC says. But many pay more out of pocket

More Americans had health insurance during the first three months of 2017 than before the Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010, according to the National Health Interview Survey … Click to Continue »

Only 2 Percent of Americans Would Pass the Immigration Test Trump Endorsed

This week in women's health care: a look at the Raise Act immigration test Trump endorsed, a potential new health care plan, and more.

The nation’s final bare spot for Affordable Care Act health plans is filled in

4 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

More Americans will find fewer insurance choices for the coming year in ACA markets.

Here's how expanding Medicare could set us on the path to universal health coverage

With Republicans seeming to have abandoned their repeal-or-bust attack on the Affordable Care Act, the path to improving Americans' health coverage is wide open. That has given the idea of single-payer a jump-start. But it hasn’t done much to clarify the most important question: How do we get there...

Here's how expanding Medicare could set us on the path to universal health coverage

With the near-complete collapse of the Republican attack on the Affordable Care Act having locked away the GOP’s traditional repeal-or-nothing stance, the path to a clear-eyed assessment of how to improve American health coverage. That has given the idea of single-payer a jump-start. But it hasn’t...

Americans Eager For Leaders To Cooperate To Make Health Law Work

last monthHealth : The Checkup

Move on. That’s what most people say Congress and the Trump administration should do after the Senate failed to approve legislation in July to  revamp the Affordable Care Act, according to a survey th...

'A toxic prescription': America's largest group of doctors unloads on the GOP 'skinny bill'

The Senate released the text to its "skinny repeal" plan on Thursday, and the biggest group of doctors in the US wasn't on board. The American Medical Association came out strongly against the Health Care Freedom Act on Thursday, calling...Show More Summary

Read The Text Of The Senate's 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The bill, called the Health Care Freedom Act, could strip health care from millions of Americans.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Opposes Repeal of Affordable Care Act

The Academy continues to urge the U.S. Senate to reject the American Health Care Act after the upper chamber on July 25 narrowly passed a procedural vote to open debate on overturning the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

Want to take immediate revenge on Senate Republicans who voted to destroy health care? Here's how

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

We’re now on the verge of health care Armageddon: Senate Republicans have voted to move forward and consider their mystery bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act—and take away health care from millions of Americans. Here’s how we can punish them. Republicans currently hold a 52-to-48 advantage in the Senate. Show More Summary

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