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Feb 22 2021
The largest conservative caucus in the House is circulating a new playbook on how to fight back against President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill by exposing each of the ''liberal goodies" tucked inside the package.
The Republican Study Committee (RSC) authored a three-page memo to conservatives to outline "all the left-wing items Democrats are hoping the public won’tFox News (Online News)
May 30 2013
The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was passed into law more than three years ago, but it really doesn't go into effect until next year. That's when the major changes, including the health insurance exchanges ramp up and the Medicaid expansion occurs. Because there has been such a long time between when things started and now, there are plenty of misconceptions about what'sCNN (Online News)
Nov 20 2013
You've probably never heard of Sherilyn Horrocks. A 61-year-old woman with autoimmune disease, she was profiled by The Salt Lake Tribune before the governor of Utah's health summit in September, as an example of someone who would benefit from Medicaid expansion but wasn't being asked to speak at the event. Horrocks hasn't had insurance since about 2000, when her husband's company stoppedHuffPost
May 19 2015
Generic drug prices have nearly quadrupled in the past five years — and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has a plan to fix it.
On Monday, Sanders, who is also running for the Democratic presidential nomination, rolled out a proposal that would place strict limits on how quickly pharmaceutical companies could hike generic drug prices. Specifically, drug manufacturers would have to pay a rebateVox
Nov 26 2019
The New York Times has surveyed all 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue of abortion and come to the conclusion that the field “has coalesced around an abortion rights agenda more far-reaching than anything past nominees have proposed.” “The positions reflect a hugely consequential shift on one of the country’s most politically divisive issues,” Maggie Astor writes.National Review (News)
May 06 2017
The House of Representatives on Thursday voted narrowly to do away with the Affordable Care Act, replacing it with a healthcare bill that would dramatically roll back Medicaid, provide hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts to the wealthy, gut protections for patients with pre-existing conditions and add tens of millions of Americans to the ranks of the uninsured. The legislation passedDemocracy Now!
Jul 07 2013
President Obama’s decision this week to delay the employer mandate to provide health insurance is the latest tweak to his health law, and it underscores just how much of the bill remains in flux more than three years after he signed it into law. The courts have rewritten the way the Medicaid expansion works, while Mr. Obama and Congress together have repealed a budget-busting long-term careWashington Times
Mar 16 2015
A new report from Health and Human Services finds that the uninsured rate has fallen from 20.3 percent prior to the health-care law down to 13.2 percent at the start of 2015. This is a 7.1 percentage-point decrease in the uninsured rate — or, to put it another way, a 35-percent decline in the number of Americans who lack insurance coverage.
"Nothing since the implementation of MedicareVox
Mar 09 2021
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill under consideration by the House after passage by the Senate would increase subsidies to people who buy Affordable Care Act health plans, marking the biggest changes to the health law since its passage in 2010.
The subsidy changes would be temporary and expire after two years, but would mean much lower payments for almost 14 million people nowWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 19 2014
I'm fine with cream. Send any shoes/links that you guys like. Although we don't have to have the same shoes, it might be nice to see what everyone is thinking...
On Jan. 1, the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act took effect. Americans gained access to new health plans subsidized by federal dollars. Insurers no longer can turn away people with existing conditions. Millions are now eligible for new Medicaid benefits.
But the federal law also upended existing health-insurance arrangements for millions of people. Companies worry about theWall Street Journal (News)