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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.

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?