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Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

The bill has failed to satisfy conservatives, who still seek to slash certain health benefits. Revisions will still leave millions uninsured as well as further cut Medicaid.

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.

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

Negotiations will likely result in cuts for mental health services, maternity care and addiction treatment and severely impact low-income Americans.

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.

Low-Income Americans Should Sacrifice iPhones for Healthcare, Says GOP Congressman

Low-Income Americans Should Sacrifice iPhones for Healthcare, Says GOP Congressman

The comments received angry responses from Americans saying iPhone cost cannot be equated to healthcare.

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.

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

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

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

A new study shows huge differences in how people are treated.

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?

Obamacare is Fascism, says Whole Foods CEO John Mackey

‘Fascist’ Obamacare Will Cut Workers’ Hours: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey

Will Whole Foods eliminate full-time positions? CEO John Mackey blames Obamacare for impending cutbacks.