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According to the lawsuit, without the individual mandate, Obamacare is unlawful.
The proposal signals another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of Obamacare.
By 2026, health spending is projected to reach $5.7 trillion.
More than 400,000 Kentucky residents gained health insurance through the program, the highest growth rate of Medicaid coverage of any state.
Young adults, Blacks, Hispanics and low-income Americans saw the biggest rise in the uninsured rate.
Proponents of Obamacare said the 2018 figure was relatively strong given Trump slashed the program’s advertising and outreach budget and cut the enrollment period in half.
The number was higher than expected in light of steps taken by Trump and Congress to undermine the law.
A judge said that a preliminary injunction was necessary given potential “dire public health and fiscal consequences.”
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.