It seems that each week, a new development about the Affordable Care Act calls into question the future of health care in the U.S. Such policy changes may also have much more far-reaching effects on Americans’ major life decisions. I am an economist who studies the relationship between health...
It’s open enrollment season again for Americans who shop on the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges to buy coverage.
Estimates of the effect of the concerted attack on the Affordable Care Act by the Trump administration and congressional Republicans have been theoretical — until now. A survey published Friday by Gallup and Sharecare, a health information firm, finds that the uninsured rate has risen by 1.4 percentage...
Few would deny that the American healthcare system remains a confounding beast. But maybe the ad industry can help. This year's open enrollment period for the statewide health insurance markets established by the Affordable Care Act, known colloquially as Obamacare, runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, but the Trump administration is providing as little...
As health care costs are leading cause of bankruptcy, more Americans are leaving their primary care physicians behind in favor of urgent care centers. The post Failures Of Affordable Care Act Push Patients To Rely On Urgent Care Centers appeared first on Shadowproof.
President Donald Trump’s decision to halt a series of payments to health insurers could eventually affect millions of Americans who buy coverage through one of the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges or on their own, directly from insur...
For the past seven months, Americans have watched and weighed in as Congress considered the continued existence of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Last Thursday, the Trump administration announced that the government would stop subsidizing insurers for making premiums and deductibles more affordable for low-income customers. Most of the discussion to date has been about […]
That was the conclusion many health care industry officials and analysts had reached by week’s end, following a pair of blows that President Donald Trump delivered to the Affordable Care Act ? and, indirectly, to the millions of people who buy private health insurance on their own.
President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump seems to think the American public will blame Democrats for the consequences of the actions he’s taken to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets.
In the last 24 hours, Trump has clearly undercut the Affordable Care Act, sending insurers and millions of Americans into uncertainty. At 10:47 p.m. on Thursday, the Trump administration released a press statement saying it would stop paying insurance companies for subsidizing health care to low-income people, breaking an agreement between the White House and […]
Set to dismantle President Obama’s legacy and harm millions of Americans in the process, President Trump has unilaterally sabotaged the Affordable Health Care Act’s insurance markets. First up, here is The New York Times: Mr. Trump directed...Show More Summary
That awkward moment when the president convinces you to support his bill and you feel ashamed for contributing to the destruction of American health care… but still have to act chummy with him for the cameras. We've all been there, right?? Well, Rand Paul certainly has — and the Kentucky senator made it quite clear he did [...]
President Donald Trump assured worried Americans dependent on the Affordable Care Act that he has a plan to help them.
But Trump is making it more difficult to enroll: You might not know it from the political rhetoric, but the Affordable Care Act is still the law. Every American is still legally required to carry health insurance or face a tax penalty of at least $695. Show More Summary
Live from Toms River. Debating now: What is the best path toward universal health care for Americans? Geoff Ginter: Advocate for Single Payer now. Mike Cooke: Advocate for expansion of the Affordable Care Act. Moderated by WOBM Radio’s Tom Mongelli....Read more
Senate Republicans are again trying to ram through an Affordable Care Act replacement that threatens the health and well-being of millions of Americans. It’s shameful. But don’t take my word for it. Let’s look at what people who actually work in health care are saying about the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill.
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
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.
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 […]