Post Tagged with: "Affordable Care Act"
The Trump administration halved the Obamacare open enrollment period for 2018 and cut the healthcare law’s advertising budget by 90 percent.
Health spending increased 4.3 percent to $3.3 trillion compared to a 5.8 percent growth rate in 2015.
Sixty-two percent of Americans want former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law to be maintained.
President Trump is the first sitting president to speak at the Values Voter Summit, put on by the Family Research Council (FRC).
President Trump has made it a point to undo his predecessor’s work — seemingly just for the sake of doing so.
New York AG Eric Schneiderman called the president’s move “breathtakingly reckless” and “an effort simply to blow up the system.”
Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.
The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.
"Any proposed approach to health care reform must cover more people than the number who have access to high-quality health care today," writes Tyson.
Overall, 41 percent of American adults oppose the House healthcare plan.
An estimated 23 million people could lose their healthcare under the House plan, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.
Rep. Tom MacArthur of New Jersey told group members during a weekly meeting he was stepping down in the wake of efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
“Make no mistake, many people will die as a result of this bill,” said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida).
Nearly half of Americans live with a preexisting condition — many of whom live in states that voted for Trump.
Across the country, hospitals are shifting to a more conservative stance as they await sweeping changes to the nation's healthcare law.
The Congressional Budget Office’s report has even left some Republicans doubting the American Health Care Act.
“Although no one believes the current health care system is perfect, this harmful legislation would make health care less secure and less affordable.”
Low-income and older members of the population will be adversely affected by the proposed plan, with analysts suggesting a rise in premiums for those in their fifties and sixties.
Republicans have had a difficult time coming to an agreement on a healthcare system to replace Obamacare.
The homeless population widely relies on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare.
Black women are dying at "twice the rate as white women in the United States,” says Johns Hopkins study.
President-elect Donald Trump has not been clear on his ideas regarding people with disabilities but notably mocked a reporter with a disability during his campaign.
Rubio’s provision has caused some insurers to shut down.