Trumpcare Is a Political Disaster—for Trump - The Nation.

Failure to pass a bill reveals the White House's weakness. But passing the bill will ravage Trump's base. By Joan WalshTwitter. March 10, 2017. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print · Paul_Ryan_Walden_McCarthy_AHCA_rtr_img. Majority leader Kevin McCarthy, ...

Paul Ryan's healthcare PowerPoint presentation 'fails to grasp how insurance works' - The Independent

Few things appear to excite the House Speaker more than rolling up his sleeves, switching on his PowerPoint, and explaining some dry, complicated piece of proposed legislation. Yet this week, Mr Ryan found himself the subject of no small mockery and ...

Under criticism, Republican congressman seeks to soften comments on Medicaid and the poor - STAT

ASHINGTON — Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas is distancing himself from comments he made recently to STAT about poor patients and their health care, which garnered considerable backlash. In a recent interview 1, discussing the Affordable Care ...

Women's health services face cuts in Republican bill - STAT

Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) says the health care bill put forth by the House GOP is a "slap in the face" to women. Elaine Thompson/AP. Twitter · Facebook · LinkedIn · Email · Doximity · Republish; Print. W. ASHINGTON — Women seeking abortions and ...

A Bill So Bad It's Awesome - New York Times

It has long been obvious to anyone following health policy that Republicans would never devise a workable replacement for Obamacare. But the bill unveiled this week is worse than even the cynics expected; its awfulness is almost surreal. And the ...

GOP health-care bill would drop addiction treatment mandate covering 1.3 million Americans - Washington Post

The Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act would strip away what advocates say is essential coverage for drug addiction treatment as the number of people dying from opiate overdoses is skyrocketing nationwide. Beginning in 2020, the ...

Many of California's Republican members of Congress are saying very little about their party's healthcare bill - Los Angeles Times

Many of California's congressional Republicans represent districts with a large number of people who have insurance under Obamacare, and they're taking a cautious approach to the House Republican plan to replace the healthcare law. A proposed ...

He might not call it 'Trumpcare,' but the president will probably own any Obamacare replacement - Los Angeles Times

Conservative critics launching daggers at the Republican healthcare bill emerged confidently from the White House this week, insisting President Trump was heeding their concerns. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz — a sometime rival — dined at Trump's private ...