Campaign Action You know how Speaker Paul Ryan and fellow Republicans keep talking about the Zombie Trumpcare as giving more power to the states to determine how they want health care to work? Like everything else they say about the plan, that's bullshit. Show More Summary
[...] it has frustrated many of MacArthur's fellow moderates, who complain that the latest repeal iteration would hurt people with pre-existing conditions and deny basic services like maternity and newborn care. The campaign arm forShow More Summary
New Jersey Rep. Tom MacArthur has experienced personal tragedy and understands the need for health insurance. "I lost my mother at 4 years old. My father had no insurance and … Click to Continue »
Rep. Tom MacArthur, the New Jersey congressman who authored the amendment that brought the American Health Care Act back to life earlier this week, made a very simple point Thursday afternoon when asked if Republicans had enough votes to pass the bill. “If so,” he told reporters, “we would have already voted on it.” He’s right. Show More Summary
I hope the AHCA is in the rear view mirror, but I am not optimistic. After all, they need those health care dollars to fund their tax cuts for billionaires. And they're not going to stop fighting for those tax cuts, because the billionaires own them. So assume the AHCA will return for yet another round. Show More Summary
At a private event held in Manhattan Thursday night, Former President Barack Obama reminded attendees of the resilience of his signature health care bill, pointing to polls that show Obamacare with better public approval than current president Donald Trump.
Boom and SNAP. CNN reports: Former President Barack Obama hailed the political resilience of his signature health care law at a private event Thursday, pointing out that Obamacare is now more popular than his successor trying to repeal it: President Donald Trump. Show More Summary
From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates … Click to Continue »
Former President Obama hailed the political resilience of his signature health care law at a private event, pointing out that Obamacare is now more popular than his successor trying to repeal it: President Donald Trump, CNN reports. “Obama also predicted [...]
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said that he’s opposed to the House Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Washington Examiner reports. Said Kasich: “I wouldn’t be surprised if they pass something, but I’m not for it.” Of President [...]
The city has yet to release its plan for the next school year, but indications of major changes have left some fearful that student care will be jeopardized [ more › ]
Charmaine Yoest, the former president and CEO of anti-abortion group Americans United for Life, has been tapped to be the assistant secretary of public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, the White House announced...Show More Summary
Though healthcare is typically highly regulated, makers are still having an impact. Read more on MAKE The post 7 Ways Makers Are Increasing the Care in Health Care appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.
With a deadline looming, California’s health exchange and a major insurer pressed Republican leaders in Washington to clear up confusion over their commitment to key provisions of the Affordable Care...
Trump's biggest win has been the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch while his biggest loss has been health care.
The LA Times reports that House Republicans have steadfastly refused to reach out to Democrats in an effort to pass their health care bill. This is no surprise. They're well aware of how they suckered Democrats in 2009, killing months of time in "talks" even though none of them ever planned to support Obamacare. Show More Summary
The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 11 a.m. House members … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): House members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight. [...]Show More Summary
x Vimeo Video Here’s hoping we make it through President Trump’s first 100 days quickly, before he tries to ram through any additional executive orders, tax cuts or health care policy. For a guy who doesn’t think the grand measure of...Show More Summary