Why some Republicans went from "repeal" to "repair" on the Affordable Care Act - Mic

Can you tell the difference? Congressional Republicans seamlessly rolled out a pivot on Thursday that could signal a major shift in how they will approach health care reform. The longtime GOP mantra for the Affordable Care Act was "repeal and replace.

Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Dip Amid Uncertainty and Trump Attacks - New York Times

Gustavo Valenzuela, left, discussed heath care plans available for Rozetta Finley through the Affordable Care Act on Monday, the day before open enrollment ended. Credit Mark Graham for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The number of people who ...

Drop in Late Obamacare Enrollment Appears to Be a Trump Effect - New York Times

Jessie Foster, left, a navigator for Affordable Care Act clients, helping people to sign up for insurance on Monday in Philadelphia as the deadline loomed. Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times. In the waning days of this year's Affordable Care Act ...

Obamacare repeal is stuck, but Paul Ryan tries to create the illusion of legislative motion - Salon

As many people on the left have been pointing out for a good long while, the Republican promise to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act is a far, far more complicated task than the oft-repeated talking point conveys. Ever since Republicans won ...

The GOP Has No Obamacare Bill. It Does Have a New Buzzword. - Slate Magazine

Congressional Republicans may have made little measurable progress in their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. What they have definitely done is put up a meaningless semantic trial balloon. Jim Newell. Jim Newell is a Slate staff writer. The word ...

Health Insurers Say They Don't Want To Go Back To Being The Bad Guys - NPR

President Donald Trump and other Republican leaders have been working to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And the millions of Americans who have health insurance through the Obamacare marketplaces aren't the only ones wondering about ...

GOP Now Vows to 'Fix' Obamacare - U.S. News & World Report

While some GOP lawmakers have recently advocated fixing or repairing the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan said that "repair" and "replace" essentially amounted to the same thing. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP). Top Republican lawmakers have ...

GOP rep: ObamaCare can't be 'repaired' - The Hill

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) is pushing back on Republicans shifting on ObamaCare from "repeal and replace" to "repair," saying the massive healthcare law cannot be saved. " 'Repair' by definition implies there's something worth fixing,” Jordan said Friday ...

House Budget Chair: Republicans Won't Replace Obamacare Birth Control Benefit - Rewire

Should Republicans fail to replace the birth control benefit, many of the estimated 48.5 million women who rely on it would shoulder at least some out-of-pocket costs for contraceptive care. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Permalink; Instapaper; Print ...

Keep protections for vulnerable patients when rethinking Obamacare - STAT

he much-discussed Affordable Care Act isn't perfect. It leaves many Americans without health insurance, and it has dramatically expanded the bureaucracy of medicine. Yet parts of it have been invaluable for youths and young adults with potentially ...

Looking for a really good Obamacare replacement? Here it is - Los Angeles Times

Supporters of healthcare reform may feel disheartened as President Trump and Republican lawmakers prepare to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with … well, something. They can't even agree among themselves on what the U.S. healthcare ...

Employers Fear GOP Health Overhaul Could Damage Job-Based Insurance - NPR

Through years of acrimony over the relative merits of Obamacare, one kind of health insurance has remained steady, widespread and relatively affordable: Employer-sponsored plans. Job-based medical plans still cover more Americans than any other type, ...

Repeal and Replace, for Real - National Review

For nearly seven years, Republicans have been saying that they would repeal and replace Obamacare as soon as they had the power to do it. Now they have the White House and majorities in both houses of Congress, but appear not to have any viable ...

Obamacare's Unlikely Defenders - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. The story of the first days of Donald Trump's presidency has been one of protests. Through a whirlwind of two weeks of executive orders, lies ...

As Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Looms, People Frustrated By High Cost Of Plans - KCUR

Tuesday is this year's open enrollment deadline for buying health coverage through the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act. According to local health insurance brokers, the Trump administration's push to repeal or replace the ACA ...

US Republicans wrestle with effort to gut Obamacare - Reuters

A small group of demonstrators stand outside of of a hotel before former South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint, president of the The Heritage Foundation, speaks at a ''Defund Obamacare Tour'' rally in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. August 26, 2013. REUTERS ...

The economics and potential emotional cost of repealing Obamacare - PBS NewsHour

Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act was a top priority for President Donald Trump during his campaign. But there are hurdles -- both economic and in the expectations of the millions who are now covered. Economics correspondent Paul Solman ...

Two top Republicans open to repairing Obamacare ahead of repeal - Washington Post

Two top Republicans long expected to lead the Senate's role in repealing the Affordable Care Act said publicly this week that they are open to repairing former president Barack Obama's landmark health-care law ahead of a wholesale repeal, which has ...

Pence reaffirms plans to 'repeal and replace' ObamaCare - The Hill

Vice President Pence on Thursday reaffirmed the Trump administration's commitment to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act amid calls from Republican lawmakers to merely "repair" the healthcare law. “We are absolutely committed to follow through ...

The Breaking Apart of Obamacare - The Epoch Times

With insurers leaving the Obamacare exchanges, Congress needs to act quickly—and find a way to handle the 22 million who have been insured by the law. Showcake (background); Cloki/Shutterstock (pill); Epoch Times (Photo Illustration). President Donald ...