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Price, author of long proposal to replace Obamacare, short on specifics in hearing - The Conversation US

It is hardly unusual for Cabinet nominees to leave more questions than answers after their confirmation hearings. Yet for the millions whose lives hang in the balance depending on the future of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Tom Price's (R-Ga.) answers ...and more »

More Chronically Ill Patients Have Health Insurance After ACA, Study Finds - ABC News

About 5 percent more chronically ill people in the U.S. gained health insurance coverage after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, increasing from approximately 80 percent to about 85 percent of chronically ill people in a new study ...and more »

Doctors say repealing the Affordable Care Act would devastate the trans community - Quartz

As Republicans look to partially or wholly dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 22 million Americans risk losing this vital safety net. Among the most vulnerable populations are transgender and gender-nonconforming people. The agony in the ...and more »

In Iowa, financial pain follows Trump-style Medicaid reforms - STAT

hen President Donald Trump tapped policy consultant Seema Verma 1 to run Medicaid and Medicare in his administration, he called her part of a health care “dream team.” But the health policy changes she helped design in Iowa have felt more like a ...and more »

Price vows not to pull 'rug out' with Obamacare repeal - Politico

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run Health and Human Services, Rep. Tom Price, faced tough questioning from Democrats on the GOP's undefined plan to replace Obamacare during his first confirmation hearing Wednesday morning. Price tried to ...and more »

Donald Trump Signed Order to Prepare for Repeal of Obamacare - TIME

Correction appended, Jan. 20, 2017. In his first official act in the White House, President Trump signed an executive order Friday directing executive agencies to begin preparing for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, as his Administration ordered ...and more »

Fixes, not repeals, more typical for major legislation like Obamacare - The Conversation US

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, came closer to repeal as the U.S. Senate and House last week passed a “budget reconciliation” order to launch a formal legislative process that may lead to substantial repeal. Or maybe not.and more »

What Does Trump's Executive Order Against Obamacare Actually Do? - New York Times

Donald J. Trump ran on a campaign promise to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. So it should not come as a surprise that he has signed an executive order urging his administration to fight it as much as possible. But that order, alone, won't allow ...and more »

Trump Issues Executive Order Scaling Back Parts of Obamacare - New York Times

WASHINGTON — In his first executive order, President Trump on Friday directed government agencies to scale back as many aspects of the Affordable Care Act as possible, moving within hours of being sworn in to fulfill his pledge to eviscerate Barack ...and more »

The Painful Irony of the GOP Repeal of Obamacare - thebolditalic

This past week, thousands of Americans attended rallies organized by Democrats to stop the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act. “I think people are waking up to the fact that the Affordable Care Act has been helping tens of millions of ...and more »