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Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

President Trump’s back and forth on health care has led to confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018 begins in two weeks.

Middle-class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

Middle Class Americans Worry Trump Health Subsidies Cut Will Hurt

President Trump has called subsidy payments a “gift” for insurance companies.

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

U.S. Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Obamacare

The plan could keep Obamacare in place at least until the 2020 presidential campaign starts heating up.

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

Trump Focused on Destroying Obama’s Legacy

President Trump has made it a point to undo his predecessor’s work — seemingly just for the sake of doing so.

States Sue to Block Trump’s Attack on Obamacare

States Sue to Block Trump’s Attack on Obamacare

New York AG Eric Schneiderman called the president’s move “breathtakingly reckless” and “an effort simply to blow up the system.”

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

Trump Scraps Key Obamacare Subsidies

The decision is the most dramatic action the president has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act.

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Trump Healthcare Order Could Face Strong Legal Objections

Part of President Trump’s Plan will almost certainly be challenged in court, according to legal experts.

Obamacare Sign-up Challenge: Proving the Law Is Not Dead

Obamacare Sign-up Challenge: Proving the Law Is Not Dead

Even after Congress failed to vote on a repeal last week, President Trump claimed — without evidence — that Republicans had the votes to still do it.

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

Health Plan Would Cut National Deficit But Leave Millions Without Insurance: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office said the number of people with health insurance would be fewer than under Obamacare.

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Uncertainty Over Healthcare Funding Worries Schools

Proposed cuts to Medicaid would have a dire, direct effect on services for students with disabilities.

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Republican Effort to Gut Obamacare Ends in Defeat

Three Republican senators crossed party lines to join Democrats in a dramatic 49–51 vote to reject the bill.

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

“This is just the beginning,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

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

32 Million People Lose Insurance Under Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan: CBO

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.

Fate of ‘Meaner’ Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

Fate of Republican Healthcare Bill Uncertain

“If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family — this bill will do you harm,” said former President Barack Obama.

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.

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

Republicans say a Senate vote could come in the next two weeks, although a draft bill has yet to emerge publicly.

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

Trump to Broaden Exemptions to Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and other healthcare groups said the rule would make it harder for millions of Americans to access the healthcare they need.

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.

Trump Administration Wants Obamacare Subsidy Case Put on Hold, Again

Trump Administration Wants Obamacare Subsidy Case Put on Hold, Again

The request leaves billions of dollars in payments to insurers up in the air for 2017 and 2018.

No women on Senate healthcare panel

Not One Woman Included in Senate Panel Crafting Healthcare Law

Nearly half of Senators comprising the group represent just 2.6 percent of entire U.S. population and less than 1 percent of Blacks and Latinos.

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.

Insurance, Medical Groups Urge Trump to Keep Funding Obamacare Subsidies

Insurance, Medical Groups Urge Trump to Keep Funding Obamacare Subsidies

Without the subsidies, providers would have additional uncompensated care costs, because they would not receive payments that help cover the costs of low-income patients.