Top Stories

Advocates: More than 200K in W.Va. Use Affordable Care Act - West Virginia Public Broadcasting;

Advocates: More than 200K in W.Va. Use Affordable Care Act - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

West Virginia Public BroadcastingAdvocates: More than 200K in W.Va. Use Affordable Care ActWest Virginia Public BroadcastingHealth care advocates say new data analyses show that repealing the federal Affordable Care Act without a replacement would cut insurance coverage for more than 200,000 West Virginians with mental illness or addictions. Doctor's Exam Room.and more »

GOP Senate to move forward on 'Obamacare' repeal - SFGate;

GOP Senate to move forward on 'Obamacare' repeal - SFGate

SFGateGOP Senate to move forward on 'Obamacare' repealSFGateWASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is poised to take a step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law despite anxiety among some GOP senators that they still haven't come up with an alternative. A procedural budget ...and more »

Hoyer: Trump has 'no concept' of how tough Obamacare repeal, replace will be - Washington Examiner (blog)

Hoyer: Trump has 'no concept' of how tough Obamacare repeal, replace will beWashington Examiner (blog)House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer argued Wednesday that President-elect Trump has "no concept" of how difficult it will be to replace Obamacare if he gets his wish and Republicans repeal the healthcare law after he assumes office. The Maryland Democrat ...and more »

Donald Trump says Obamacare repeal and replacement to come with confirmation of Price as HHS chief - CNBC;

Donald Trump says Obamacare repeal and replacement to come with confirmation of Price as HHS chief - CNBC

CNBCDonald Trump says Obamacare repeal and replacement to come with confirmation of Price as HHS chiefCNBCGetting to see Donald Trump's replacement plan for Obamacare - and how many people it will cover - comes with a "Price." President-elect Trump on Wednesday said a "repeal-and-replace" plan for Obamacare would be submitted as soon the Senate ...and more »

Unlike congressional Republicans, Trump says he wants simultaneous Obamacare repeal and replacement - MarketWatch;

Unlike congressional Republicans, Trump says he wants simultaneous Obamacare repeal and replacement - MarketWatch

MarketWatchUnlike congressional Republicans, Trump says he wants simultaneous Obamacare repeal and replacementMarketWatchRepublcans in Congress have generally supported a quick repeal of the Affordable Care Act, with an effort to replace it coming only later. President-elect Donald Trump said he wants congressional Republicans to vote simultaneously to repeal and replace ...and more »

Trump Backs Simultaneous Repeal and Replacement of Health Law - Wall Street Journal

Trump Backs Simultaneous Repeal and Replacement of Health LawWall Street JournalMr. Trump said the repeal and replace would take place the same day or same week, putting him at odds with some Republican leaders. By. Carol E. Lee and. Kristina Peterson. Kristina Peterson. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyKristina Peterson · @ ...and more »

Trump: replacement for 'Obamacare' to be offered 'essentially simultaneously' with health secretary confirmation - The Southern

Trump: replacement for 'Obamacare' to be offered 'essentially simultaneously' with health secretary confirmationThe SouthernNEW YORK (AP) — Trump: replacement for 'Obamacare' to be offered 'essentially simultaneously' with health secretary confirmation. Tags. Wire · Business · Health · Government And Politics · United States Presidential Election · Events · Health Care ...and more »

Trump says his team will put forward ObamaCare plan - The Hill

Trump says his team will put forward ObamaCare planThe HillTrump's announcement that his administration will put forward its own plan could provide some more guidance to the process, where congressional Republicans have so far been trying to come together on a replacement plan. ADVERTISEMENT.and more »

6 Lesser-Known Obamacare Provisions That Could Evaporate - NPR;

6 Lesser-Known Obamacare Provisions That Could Evaporate - NPR

NPR6 Lesser-Known Obamacare Provisions That Could EvaporateNPRThe outcome of the repeal-and-replace Obamacare debate could affect more than you might think, depending on just how the GOP congressional majority pursues its goal. Beyond the Affordable Care Act's marquee achievements like guaranteeing health ...and more »

Obamacare enrollment in Pa. spikes after Trump's election - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette;

Obamacare enrollment in Pa. spikes after Trump's election - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteObamacare enrollment in Pa. spikes after Trump's electionPittsburgh Post-GazetteA new federal report released Tuesday stated that 11.5 million people nationwide signed up for coverage through the health-insurance exchanges between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24. By Sam Wood / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Despite promises from the ...and more »

Conservative Republicans May Be Democratic Ally In Block Of ACA Repeal - WSHU;

Conservative Republicans May Be Democratic Ally In Block Of ACA Repeal - WSHU

WSHUConservative Republicans May Be Democratic Ally In Block Of ACA RepealWSHUU.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, D-CT5, is hopeful that this week's efforts by Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be delayed. Esty says there are indications that some Republican senators would like to slow down the ...and more »

Countdown to Obamacare repeal - WMTV;

Countdown to Obamacare repeal - WMTV

WMTVCountdown to Obamacare repealWMTVWASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Senate Democrats pushing back. They took to the senate floor Monday night, putting pressure on Republicans to stop the dismantling of Obama care. "Do you want to reform it? We're with you. Do you want to improve it? We're with ...and more »

Dooming Obamacare raises sticky questions about guaranteed coverage - Kokomo Tribune;

Dooming Obamacare raises sticky questions about guaranteed coverage - Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo TribuneDooming Obamacare raises sticky questions about guaranteed coverageKokomo TribuneWASHINGTON — Even while taking steps to repeal the Affordable Care Act, congressional Republicans echoing President-elect Donald Trump say they want to preserve a popular part of President Barack Obama's signature health care law — guaranteed ...and more »

E.J. DIONNE: Killing Obamacare threatens real Americans - Lowell Sun

E.J. DIONNE: Killing Obamacare threatens real AmericansLowell SunWASHINGTON -- Let's try to get this straight. Donald Trump campaigned as the champion of lower-paid working people who deserve better than they have. Republicans have spent the Obama presidency complaining about high deficits and promising to cut ...and more »

Healthcare lobbyists prepare for frenzy - The Hill;

Healthcare lobbyists prepare for frenzy - The Hill

The HillHealthcare lobbyists prepare for frenzyThe HillWith Republicans moving full-speed ahead with the repeal of ObamaCare, lobbyists on K Street are scrambling to come up with ways to influence the result. ADVERTISEMENT. Few in the healthcare space expected President-elect Donald Trump · Donald ...and more »

Republicans are set on repealing health care law, despite some senators' qualms - News & Observer

Republicans are set on repealing health care law, despite some senators' qualmsNews & ObserverSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with reporters at Trump Tower in New York, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Evan Vucci AP. i. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with reporters ...and more »

Is Obamacare Repeal in Jeopardy? - The Atlantic;

Is Obamacare Repeal in Jeopardy? - The Atlantic

The AtlanticIs Obamacare Repeal in Jeopardy?The AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Republicans in Congress are quickly discovering that repealing a law touching one-sixth of the American economy may not be as easy as they thought.and more »

Millions still signing up for health care - Omaha World-Herald;

Millions still signing up for health care - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-HeraldMillions still signing up for health careOmaha World-HeraldHouse Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said Republicans will work on unraveling and replacing the health care law at the same time. prev. next. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress may be moving to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but millions of people are still ...and more »

EJ Dionne Jr.: Killing Obamacare threatens real Americans - Tulsa World;

EJ Dionne Jr.: Killing Obamacare threatens real Americans - Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldEJ Dionne Jr.: Killing Obamacare threatens real AmericansTulsa WorldSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky talks with reporters at Trump Tower on Monday in New York after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. EVAN VUCCI/Associated Press. Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:00 am. E.J. Dionne ...and more »

AP FACT CHECK: Despite woes Obamacare not in 'death spiral' - Vincennes Sun Commercial

AP FACT CHECK: Despite woes Obamacare not in 'death spiral'Vincennes Sun CommercialWASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump says that President Barack Obama's health care law "will fall of its own weight." House Speaker Paul Ryan says the law is "in what the actuaries call a death spiral." ...and more »