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Most Americans Say Republican Healthcare Plan Will Be Harmful: Poll

Most Americans Say Republican Healthcare Plan Will Be Harmful: Poll

Overall, 41 percent of American adults oppose the House healthcare plan.

After Weeks of Secrecy, Senate to Unveil Healthcare Bill

After Weeks of Secrecy, Senate to Unveil Healthcare Bill

An estimated 23 million people could lose their healthcare under the House plan, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.

Leader of Moderate Republican House Group Resigns Over Healthcare

Leader of Moderate Republican House Group Resigns Over Healthcare

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.

GOP Health Care Plan: Older, Low-Income, and People with Preexisting Conditions to Suffer

GOP Health Care Plan: Older, Low-Income, and People with Preexisting Conditions to Suffer

“Make no mistake, many people will die as a result of this bill,” said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida).

‘People Who Lead Good Lives’ Don’t Have Preexisting Medical Conditions: GOP Rep.

‘People Who Lead Good Lives’ Don’t Have Preexisting Medical Conditions: GOP Rep.

Nearly half of Americans live with a preexisting condition — many of whom live in states that voted for Trump.

Uncertain Fate of Obamacare Causes Some Hospitals to Halt Projects, Hiring

Uncertain Fate of Obamacare Causes Some Hospitals to Halt Projects, Hiring

Across the country, hospitals are shifting to a more conservative stance as they await sweeping changes to the nation's healthcare law.

Republican Healthcare Plan Would Leave 52 Million Uninsured: Report

Republican Healthcare Plan Would Leave 52 Million Uninsured: Report

The Congressional Budget Office’s report has even left some Republicans doubting the American Health Care Act.

Hospitals, Health Groups Oppose Republican Healthcare Plan

Hospitals, Health Groups Oppose Republican Healthcare Plan

“Although no one believes the current health care system is perfect, this harmful legislation would make health care less secure and less affordable.”

As Out of Pocket Costs Rise for Family Caregivers, Congress Introduces Tax Credit Remedy

Republican Healthcare Plan Devastating to Working Poor, Older Americans

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.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe for Introducing Obamacare Replacement

Republicans have had a difficult time coming to an agreement on a healthcare system to replace Obamacare.

Debate over Affordable Care Act Strikes Fear in Homeless Population

Debate over Affordable Care Act Strikes Fear in Homeless Population

The homeless population widely relies on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare.

Study: Black Women Die of Cervical Cancer at 77 Percent Higher Rates Than Previously Reported

Black Women Die of Cervical Cancer at 77 Percent Higher Rate Than Previously Thought

Black women are dying at "twice the rate as white women in the United States,” says Johns Hopkins study.

Advocates Fear What Trump Presidency Will Mean for People with Disabilities

Advocates Fear What Trump Presidency Will Mean for People with Disabilities

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.

Marco Rubio’s Quest to Kill Obamacare to Affect Latinos, Blacks

Rubio’s provision has caused some insurers to shut down.

Michael Carvin says Obamacare was written for women and minorities

Obamacare Written by ‘Women and Minorities,’ Says Opposing Lawyer

In a Wall Street Journal profile, the attorney leading the anti-Obamacare effort makes sarcastic comments about ACA’s source.

Obamacare is finding success, even in red states.

Obamacare Even Works in Red States … If You Let It

Two of the states with the greatest success in implementing Obamacare are a pair of largely anti-Obamacare states. But one used a neat trick to make it work.

Fact vs. Fiction: is Obamacare Working?

Fact vs. Fiction: Is Obamacare Working?

In the seemingly endless back and forth, both sides are claiming victory (or their opponent’s defeat) when it comes to Obamacare. But with midterm elections riding on it, is the Affordable Care Act actually working?

The U.S. economy would have contracted in the first quarter of 2014 if not for an increase in healthcare spending because of Obamacare.

Obamacare’s Big Save

In a gloomy report, healthcare spending thanks to Obamacare is the bright spot that keeps the U.S. economy from going into the red. Get the details here.

Sebelius Resigns: What Does This Mean For The Affordable Care Act?

After a rocky 5 years of leading Obamacare, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns. What does this mean for healthcare reform?

Ask the White Guy: Mourning Diversity

What is driving the resistance to “diversity” among middle-aged, midlevel majority executives?

Julie Boonstra Affordable Care Act Ad Koch Brothers

‘Unaffordable’ Obamacare Plan Could Save Woman More Than $7,600

What prompted Michigan leukemia patient Julie Boonstra to speak out against the Affordable Care Act in an ad paid for by the Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity, when she's actually going to save thousands of dollars?

CuidadoDeSalud.gov

Is Spanish Affordable Care Act Website Worse Than Healthcare.gov?

Millions of uninsured Latinos have been denied the opportunity to enroll for health insurance because of problems with CiudadoDeSalud.gov.

Researcher looks at the success of the Affordable Care Act in states based on their acceptance of its benefits.

‘Go’ States Thrive Under Affordable Care Act, ‘No’ States Don’t

Researchers use a single chart to demonstrate how the states that have blocked benefits of the Affordable Care Act are hurting their residents. See it here.

Website glitches are keeping Americans who need insurance from enrolling on the Affordable Care Act website.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Slowed by Website ‘Glitches’

Technology and unexpectedly high website traffic combine to frustrate those looking to enter the health-insurance marketplace.