Posts Tagged ‘Obamacare’

Trump To Cut Off Billions In Key Obamacare Payments To Insurers

The sabotage continues. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community […]

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Speaks Out Against Latest Obamacare Repeal Attempt

“Legislation should receive consideration under regular order, including hearings in health committees and input from the appropriate health-related parties,” reads the letter. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription […]

Trump Ramps Up Obamacare Sabotage With Huge Cuts To Enrollment Programs

Advertising and promotional budget for HealthCare.gov has been slashed by 90 percent and programs to help people sign up also face a nearly 40 percent cut. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the […]

Bipartisan Group Of Governors Warns Senate Not To Pass ‘Skinny’ Obamacare Repeal Bill

One key Republican senator may be paying close attention. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release […]

Here Is The Latest Republican Plan For Getting Obamacare Repeal Through The Senate

It involves a “skinny bill” that would mean 15 million people lose insurance U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

The Ads Targeting Vulnerable Republicans Who Voted For Obamacare Repeal Are Already Beginning

WASHINGTON ― As Republicans narrowly voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, their Democratic colleagues immediately warned that they would face electoral consequences, singing “hey, hey, hey, goodbye” on the House floor.  Over the weekend, GOP lawmakers already began to experience fallout in response to their vote, with constituents and progressive groups mobilizing […]

This New ‘Compromise’ On Repeal Still Won’t Protect States That Like Obamacare

There’s a new argument circulating on Capitol Hill, as conservative House Republicans try to win over more moderate colleagues who oppose the GOP’s bill to repeal Obamacare. It goes like this: Thanks to an amendment to the American Health Care Act introduced this past week, states would ultimately have discretion over whether to keep two of the […]

Here’s How Trump Could Make Obamacare Better – Or Worse

It’s President Donald Trump’s health care system now. The question is: What’s he going to do with it? After the collapse of the GOP effort to repeal the Barack Obama administrations’s Affordable Care Act and enact a different set of reforms to the health care system Friday, Trump inherited programs that aren’t going anywhere and […]

Uncertain Fate Of Obamacare Causes Some Hospitals To Halt Projects, Hiring

(Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing someU.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, dealing an economic blow to these facilities and the towns they call home. Hospitals typically lay out multi-year operating plans that prioritize investments, […]

Black Women Face Devastating Losses If Obamacare Is Repealed

Bianca Adams worked part-time jobs as a spa professional, sometimes juggling two or three at a time, for years. But none of them offered her insurance, which meant that the 47-year-old with diabetes often went to the emergency room for care. “I was one of those people that had to go to the emergency when […]

“Obamacare” — Three Keys for Improvement

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Dec. 31, 2016 — As the 2016 presidential campaign came to a close and we elected a new president, polls showed that of the half-dozen things that most concerned Americans, health care was one of the major topics. No real surprise there. There are advocates for the Affordable Care Act, […]

Poll: Only One-Fourth Of Americans Actually Want Full Obamacare Repeal

The first major post-election survey on Obamacare suggests that repeal is a lot less popular than President-elect Donald Trump and other Republicans may imagine. The poll also finds that even many Americans who support repeal think Republicans should decide how they’d replace Obamacare before passing a law that would end the program. The survey comes […]

Trevor Noah Uses Destiny’s Child To Make The Case For Obamacare

Obamacare customers are facing big premium hikes next year, but comedian Trevor Noah said he thinks it’s because Americans still don’t understand how the health care law is supposed to work. “The Daily Show” host had the perfect explanation on Thursday’s episode. Even better, it involves Destiny’s Child. “For insurance to remain affordable, you need […]

Trump Distorted What’s Going On With Obamacare (As Usual)

Donald Trump on Sunday night called Obamacare a “disaster,” saying that premiums are skyrocketing at record levels. But Trump routinely cherry-picks the largest increases health insurance companies have proposed to state and federal regulators to exaggerate the scale and extent of these rate hikes. It’s true that premiums for the health insurance plans that more than […]

More Hispanics Treated at Breast Cancer Center After Obamacare

Enrollment in clinical trials also increased, study finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

In GOP Convention’s Shadow, Obamacare Is Paying Big Dividends

CLEVELAND ― The Republicans gathering inside the Quicken Loans Arena don’t care too much about the nitty-gritty of policy. But if there’s one substantive issue that generates passion among convention delegates and party leaders, it’s Obamacare. They think it crushes freedom. They think it’s a handout. And they think it’s a policy disaster. At the […]

Americans Don’t Like Obamacare But Don’t Trust Trump To Fix It

WASHINGTON ― Voters trust Hillary Clinton and other Democrats more than Donald Trump and Republicans when it comes to health care ― even though more Americans still dislike Obamacare than like it, a new poll shows. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, touts a health care agenda that would build on the Affordable Care Act, […]

Obamacare Premiums Are Spiking, But Yours Probably Aren’t

WASHINGTON — Americans who don’t need to worry about health insurance premium increases on the Obamacare exchanges are worried about them anyway. That could spell headaches for Democrats. More than 8 in 10 people surveyed by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation this month have followed the news that rates on the Affordable Care Act […]

Obamacare Premiums Primed to Spike in 2017

Study of insurers’ rate requests in 14 markets reveals a 10 percent average increase healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Here’s How Donald Trump Says He’d Replace Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Republican front-runner Donald Trump, who has vowed to scrap the Affordable Care Act and replace it with “something terrific,” finally provided a rough idea of what he thinks terrific looks like. The bullet points published on the billionaire businessman’s website Wednesday night don’t amount to a detailed plan to overhaul the health care system, […]

Here’s How Obamacare Is Keeping People Out Of The Hospital

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to keep hospital patients from returning after discharge because of medical complications and poor follow-up care. For something like a half-million people over the last five years, the law appears to have done just that — although the evidence, as usual, isn’t quite definitive. The Department of Health and […]

Jeb’s Obamacare Repeal-And-Replace Plan Is More Repeal Than Replace

Jeb Bush on Tuesday will introduce a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But “replace” may not be quite the right word. The Bush plan calls for a familiar mix of conservative ideas on health care, according to campaign documents obtained by The Huffington Post. It would eliminate the coverage scheme of “Obamacare” […]

Low-Income HIV Patients May Be Doing Better on Obamacare

Virginia data show rates of viral suppression rose on federally funded insurance healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Obamacare Haters Are Getting Harder To Find

Obamacare isn’t popular. But it may be getting less unpopular. On Thursday morning, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation released a new survey showing that 44 percent of the public has a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act, while 41 percent has an unfavorable view. The numbers are nearly identical to what they were in […]

Ben Carson: Replace Obamacare Before Repealing It

WASHINGTON — Most Republicans want to scrap the Affordable Care Act in its entirety and start over. Famed neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson, however, says the law must be replaced with a viable alternative before it is repealed. “There’s no question it needs to be replaced before you repeal it,” Carson said Monday during […]

Obamacare Reconciliation

The Supreme Court last week ensured millions of Americans retained their health insurance. Those who kept their coverage sighed with relief. Democrats cheered. Republicans reacted with vitriol and recrimination. Even the GOP dissenters on the Supreme Court couldn’t stop themselves from responding with bitter sarcasm. Weirdly too, with language like “jiggery-pokery.” For the entire five […]

The SCOTUS Decision That’s Really Good For Mental Health (Hint: It’s Not Obamacare)

The Supreme Court of the United States made a historic ruling on same-sex marriage on Friday, voting 5 to 4 in favor of legalizing all unions. Not only does this allow everyone to marry the person they love, regardless of sexual orientation, but it’s also a step forward for mental health in a community that’s […]

Monday’s Morning Email: Supreme Court Rulings On Gay Marriage, Obamacare Imminent

TOP STORIES To get The Morning Email, HuffPost’s daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here. SUPREME COURT RULINGS ON OBAMACARE, GAY MARRIAGE EXPECTED BY END OF MONTH As the nation awaits the court’s “blockbuster” verdicts on Obamacare and gay marriage, either of which could come as soon as today, a look […]

Supreme Court Races The Clock On Gay Marriage, Obamacare And More

WASHINGTON — The future of same-sex marriage and President Obama’s health care law hang in the balance as the Supreme Court’s 2014 term draws rapidly to a close this month. But those aren’t the only big issues on the justices’ plate. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and […]

Obamacare Enrollees Anxiously Await Supreme Court Decision That Threatens Their Coverage

WASHINGTON– Karen Hines is worried about getting two pieces of very bad news this June. The first would be her cancer returning. The second would be her health insurance becoming abruptly unaffordable. “I’ve got my six-month, regular cancer checkup in June, and so I’m saying I hope they don’t come out with any kind of […]

Rise in Colon Cancer Screening After Obamacare, Study Finds

Increase in colonoscopy and other tests was typically seen among poorer, less educated Americans healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

Number of Uninsured Adults Decreasing Under Obamacare

Report also suggests racial disparities in healthcare improving under new law healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Ted Cruz Is Trying and Failing to Weasel Out of His Obamacare Duplicity

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now apparently undecided how he’ll buy insurance, backing away from his Obamacare announcement earlier in the week. Either way, Cruz is a master at what Al Franken used to call “weasel words” — talking points that are carefully constructed to sound legitimate but really aren’t at all. Come to think […]

Number Of Uninsured Fell By More Than 11 Million Since Passage Of Obamacare, CDC Reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although that still would leave about 37 million people uninsured, it’s the […]

The Anatomy Of Obamacare

Working in the White House on a Saturday afternoon had become routine for Zeke Emanuel and Bob Kocher,” Steven Brill tells us at the beginning of Chapter 9 of his ambitious new history of the Affordable Care Act, “America’s Bitter Pill” (Random House). Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans […]

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014

VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

Obamacare Impacts Primary Care Doctor Shortage

MIAMI (AP) — When Olivia Papa signed up for a new health plan last year, her insurance company assigned her to a primary care doctor. The relatively healthy 61-year-old didn’t try to see the doctor until last month, when she and her husband both needed authorization to see separate specialists. She called the doctor’s office […]

The Latest Frivolous Attack On Obamacare

Last week the court shocked many observers by saying that it was willing to hear a case claiming that the wording of one clause in the Affordable Care Act sets drastic limits on subsidies to Americans who buy health insurance. It’s a ridiculous claim; not only is it clear from everything else in the act […]

In 2014, Republicans Are All About ‘Obamacare,’ But Dems Won’t Touch It

As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. Back in 2013, a CNBC poll showed that despite the fact that they’re the same thing, more Americans were opposed to “Obamacare” than the “Affordable Care Act.” As 2014 debate season hits its stride, HuffPost found that Republican candidates won’t hesitate to […]

In States That Didn’t Expand Medicaid, It’s As If Obamacare Doesn’t Even Exist For The Poor

Twenty-five states didn’t take up the Obamacare Medicaid expansion at the beginning of this year, and the results speak for themselves: A new survey shows more than one-third of their lowest-income residents remain uninsured, a rate virtually unchanged from last year, even as millions gained coverage elsewhere. Nationwide, the share of Americans 19 to 64 […]

For Newly Insured Under Obamacare, a Steep Learning Curve

Pay attention to health plan details to avoid trouble and expense, experts advise healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Monday Is Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare

But White House officials have granted extension to those who can’t complete the process on time healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

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