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What does Trump healthcare mean for consumer choice? - OUPblog (blog);

What does Trump healthcare mean for consumer choice? - OUPblog (blog)

OUPblog (blog)What does Trump healthcare mean for consumer choice?OUPblog (blog)During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With the specifics of his replacement plan unknown, it's clear that the ambiguity is making many in the healthcare industry very nervous. Ted Shaw ...and more »

Go ahead and fix the Affordable Care Act, but don't repeal it - Crain's Chicago Business;

Go ahead and fix the Affordable Care Act, but don't repeal it - Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Chicago BusinessGo ahead and fix the Affordable Care Act, but don't repeal itCrain's Chicago BusinessAs policymakers in Washington look to make major changes in health care policy and financing, the potential impact on the American people and on providers cannot be overstated: Repealing the Affordable Care Act without simultaneously enacting a ...and more »

Keep or Replace Obamacare? It Might Be Up to the States. - New York Times

Keep or Replace Obamacare? It Might Be Up to the States.New York TimesThe Affordable Care Act (A.C.A.) requires people who can afford it to obtain health insurance or face tax penalties. This is a critical part of the law that keeps insurance affordable for those who are older or sick. This option repeals the individual ...and more »

Testimony: Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the Affordable Care Act - American Enterprise Institute;

Testimony: Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the Affordable Care Act - American Enterprise Institute

American Enterprise InstituteTestimony: Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the Affordable Care ActAmerican Enterprise InstituteThank you Chairman Buchanan, Subcommittee Ranking Member Lewis, and Members of the Subcommittee for the opportunity to testify today to examine the effectiveness of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I am testifying today as ...and more »

The GOP's Plan for Pre-Existing Conditions Has a Huge Loophole - Money Magazine;

The GOP's Plan for Pre-Existing Conditions Has a Huge Loophole - Money Magazine

Money MagazineThe GOP's Plan for Pre-Existing Conditions Has a Huge LoopholeMoney MagazineAs Republicans begin taking steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act, both GOP leaders and President Donald Trump have claimed that they will keep the law's popular provision that states insurers cannot discriminate against people with pre-existing ...and more »

The Obamacare Repeal Is a Money-Grab for the Already Rich - TIME;

The Obamacare Repeal Is a Money-Grab for the Already Rich - TIME

TIMEThe Obamacare Repeal Is a Money-Grab for the Already RichTIMEFor six years now, Republicans have tied their political fortunes in Washington to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Despite the fact that millions of Americans would lose medical coverage—the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) ...and more »

On Individual Health Insurance Reform, Actuarial Details Matter - Forbes;

On Individual Health Insurance Reform, Actuarial Details Matter - Forbes

ForbesOn Individual Health Insurance Reform, Actuarial Details MatterForbesWhether you love or hate it, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been plagued with challenges from its outset, some of which may have been avoided with help from the objective and non-partisan perspective of working actuaries who have insight into the ...and more »

​Four experts weigh in on Trump order repealing Obamacare - Atlanta Business Chronicle;

​Four experts weigh in on Trump order repealing Obamacare - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Business Chronicle​Four experts weigh in on Trump order repealing ObamacareAtlanta Business ChronicleFormer President Barack Obama had barely left the White House when President Donald Trump was already putting pen to paper, signing an executive order on Friday calling for repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The move was unexpected, as health care ...and more »

GOP: Shop Around for Surgery - The Atlantic;

GOP: Shop Around for Surgery - The Atlantic

The AtlanticGOP: Shop Around for SurgeryThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Obamacare's days are numbered. That was the message of the executive order President Donald Trump signed Friday, instructing government agencies to “minimize ...and more »

What links the NHS and US healthcare? Bad political choices - The Guardian;

What links the NHS and US healthcare? Bad political choices - The Guardian

The GuardianWhat links the NHS and US healthcare? Bad political choicesThe GuardianA rally in support of Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act, in Denver, Colorado. Photograph: Chris Schneider/AFP/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share ...and more »

Maryland officials signing up ex-offenders for Medicaid - Baltimore Sun;

Maryland officials signing up ex-offenders for Medicaid - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunMaryland officials signing up ex-offenders for MedicaidBaltimore SunMd. officials presume everyone in jail is eligible for Medicaid in an effort to cover more drug treatment. As Congress threatens to upend the Affordable Care Act, Maryland is stepping up its efforts to add people leaving state prisons and jails to the ...and more »

Trump's war on Medicaid: Our new president wants to gut a critical program for the poor - Salon;

Trump's war on Medicaid: Our new president wants to gut a critical program for the poor - Salon

SalonTrump's war on Medicaid: Our new president wants to gut a critical program for the poorSalonTrump's war on Medicaid: Our new president wants to gut a critical program for the EnlargePresident Donald Trump looks up after signing the final of three executive orders, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.and more »

The Republican Health Plan That Doesn't Repeal Obamacare - The Atlantic;

The Republican Health Plan That Doesn't Repeal Obamacare - The Atlantic

The AtlanticThe Republican Health Plan That Doesn't Repeal ObamacareThe AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. The vast majority of Republicans in Congress haven't budged from their longstanding vow to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act. But as the ...and more »

More Texans enrolled in Obamacare came from red districts than blue ones - Dallas News;

More Texans enrolled in Obamacare came from red districts than blue ones - Dallas News

Dallas NewsMore Texans enrolled in Obamacare came from red districts than blue onesDallas NewsPresident Donald Trump's administration plans to simultaneously repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Republicans are aggressively pursuing the goal, and both the Senate and House have already approved a budget resolution that would affect ...and more »

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

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

ABC NewsMore Chronically Ill Patients Have Health Insurance After ACA, Study FindsABC NewsAbout 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 »

Four GOP Senators Introduce ACA Replacement - Medscape;

Four GOP Senators Introduce ACA Replacement - Medscape

MedscapeFour GOP Senators Introduce ACA ReplacementMedscapeA group of four Republican Senators has introduced a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would essentially allow states to opt out of the law. The bill, cosponsored by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Shelley Moore ...and more »

GOP split over Medicaid imperils Obamacare plans - Politico;

GOP split over Medicaid imperils Obamacare plans - Politico

PoliticoGOP split over Medicaid imperils Obamacare plansPoliticoTop GOP lawmakers and President Donald Trump are coalescing around a plan to turn Medicaid over to the states as part of their Obamacare replacement. But the push is already driving a wedge between congressional Republicans and could gum up the ...and more »

Obamacare Being Dismantled: Now What? - Healthline;

Obamacare Being Dismantled: Now What? - Healthline

HealthlineObamacare Being Dismantled: Now What?HealthlineExperts say the future of healthcare in the United States will greatly depend on what alternative plan President Trump and Congress enact. obamacare repealed. The Affordable Care Act's days are numbered. Congress has already started efforts to repeal ...and more »

Chronically ill benefited from Obamacare, but gaps remain, study says - CNN;

Chronically ill benefited from Obamacare, but gaps remain, study says - CNN

CNNChronically ill benefited from Obamacare, but gaps remain, study saysCNN(CNN) Half of American adults have at least one chronic medical condition, such as type 2 diabetes or skin cancer. Among chronically ill patients ages 18 to 64, health coverage increased by nearly 5% in the first year that affordable insurance options ...and more »

What Changes Are Ahead for the Affordable Care Act? - Knowledge@Wharton;

What Changes Are Ahead for the Affordable Care Act? - [email protected]

[email protected] Changes Are Ahead for the Affordable Care [email protected] hours of being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order to begin dismantling parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Considered President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the act has ...and more »