In an op-ed in The Hill today, the president of the 1.3-million member strong United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Joseph Hansen, complains that ObamaCare as-is is going to undermine the current setup of UFCW members'...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California unveiled prices on Thursday that consumers will pay for a selection of health plans offered through the state under the Affordable Care Act, providing a glimpse into how health care reform may look as it is rolled out...
Despite being a resource for people without coverage, it has the potential to disrupt existing doctor/patient relationships, something all of us -- and especially people with chronic, complex health conditions like HIV and other co-occurring diagnoses - want to avoid.
Negotiators from both parties in the House are struggling to complete work on a comprehensive agreement to reform immigration. The House's own "gang" is made up of 4 members from each party. According to reports they have broad agreement...Show More Summary
Michael F. Cannon This: A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds that while 26 percent of voters say their health care situation will be better under the new law, twice as many – 53 percent – say it will be worse. Another 13 percentShow More Summary
Health insurers will charge 25-year-olds between $142 and $190 per month for a bare-bones health plan in Los Angeles. A 40-year-old in San Francisco who wants a top-of-the-line plan would receive a bill between $451 and $525. Downgrade to a … Continue reading ?
Obamacare critics have been pointing to several companies’ claims that the law is forcing them to cut their part-time workers’ hours as proof that the health law is bad for businesses and employees. But a new report finds that employers were cutting health benefits and workers’ hours long before Obamacare was even an idea. According [...]
ThinkProgress reports on the latest stupid thing Michele Bachmann said: “I think the President will ultimately be forced to repudiate his own signature piece of legislation because the American people will demand it,” [Bachmann] told an evangelical radio host Tuesday. Show More Summary
The Internal Revenue Service and the 2010 health law? Look out, says Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. "Here’s another thing we shouldn’t be doing: handing over the administration of Obamacare to these folks. I mean, think about it. A deeply...
During the May 22 broadcast of National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation," host Neil Conan repeatedly contradicted a guest by claiming that the IRS has nothing at all to do with Obamacare. NPR's Conan is, of course, completely incorrect. Show More Summary
"I think the President will ultimately be forced to repudiate his own signature piece of legislation because the American people will demand it. And I think before his second term is over, we’re going to see a miracle before our eyes, I believe God is going to answer our prayers and we’ll be freed from the yoke of Obamacare. Show More Summary
In what will likely prove as meaningless a vote as the 37th repeal vote of Obamacare, on Wednesday night 241 members of the House of Representatives voted to approve the northern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline. H.R. 3 would give Congress the power to approve the pipeline and allow TransCanada to build the northern [...]
Would you like to have a “skinny” health insurance policy? Probably not. But if you’re employed by a large company, you may get one, thanks to Obamacare. That’s the conclusion of Wall Street Journal reporters Christopher Weaver and Anna Wilde Mathews. Show More Summary
The primary goal of the Affordable Care Act—getting the uninsured and working poor access to health insurance—is likely to be complicated by the fact that the regular complications of life (marriage, divorce, having children, job changes, layoffs) have such a significant impact on the income of people living on the edge of poverty. Show More Summary
Right now, the Louisiana Legislature is considering legislation to force Governor Jindal to accept the Medicaid expansion portion of Obamacare, and some Republican legislators are supporting it. While I may not agree with our governor 100 percent of the time, Gov. Show More Summary
It’s not the political targeting that should worry you when it comes to the IRS handling Obamacare, former IRS commissioner Doug Shulman told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today. It’s that the IRS is "underfunded."...Show More Summary
It's contraception game time: puritanical fairytale "morals" will go up against the Obamacare birth control mandate over the next few weeks as four different appeals courts decide whether private businesses should be able to object to the policy on the grounds of religious freedom/thinking unchained vaginas are icky. Show More Summary
Michigan pro-lifers are pursuing a ballot measure to stop taxpayer funding of abortions in the state. The measure is necessary because Governor Snyder vetoed a bill that would stop taxpayer financing of abortions under Obamacare. Right to Life of Michigan has more on its pursuit: At a meeting this morning, Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers [...]