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Arkansas's waiver would require beneficiaries to work or participate in job training or job search activities for at least 80 hours per month as a condition of receiving Medicaid.
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.
GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan calls his decades-younger aide his "soul mate." Thanks God for "putting into my life." Yet another tax-payer funded settlement.
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.
The rule would allow individuals and small businesses to form an association based on geography or industry and purchase health insurance that would be exempt from some Obamacare rules.
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 $1.5 trillion tax bill removes a penalty imposed under Obamacare for Americans who do not obtain health insurance.
The move represents a new Republican attempt to roll back provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by Congress’ majority party this year to repeal the law.
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.
The challenge of finding adequate healthcare on the Obamacare market is expected to intensify as the Trump administration strips away aspects of the law.
By repealing the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance, experts predict insurance premiums will rise and millions of people will lose coverage.
Surpassing last year’s mark will be challenging because Trump’s administration cut Obamacare advertising by 90 percent and shortened the enrollment period by half.
The CBO found that health insurance premiums would rise by about 10 percent in most years over the next decade in the individual market created by Obamacare.
President Trump cut $90 million in advertising and outreach spending for the 2018 enrollment period, which opened on Nov. 1, as part of his promise to let Obamacare “implode.”
Sixty-two percent of Americans want former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law to be maintained.
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.