This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Trump Says Republicans Will Lose In 2018 If They Don't Support GOP Health Care Bill - NPR

President Trump made the trip up Pennsylvania Avenue to close the deal with members of his own party on a bill that, on the face of it, does what Republicans have been promising to do for years: Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as ...and more »

Republican Opposition To Health Care Bill Cracks Open Door To Negotiations - Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― Faced with the increasingly clear reality that House conservatives will vote down the Republican health care bill, GOP leaders may be moving toward reopening negotiations on their Affordable Care Act rewrite. Or Republicans may be moving ...and more »

What is at Stake for Health and Health Care Disparities under ACA Repeal? - Kaiser Family Foundation

Many groups, including low-income individuals and people of color, face disparities in their ability to obtain needed care and in their health outcomes. There have been recent advancements in reducing disparities under the Affordable Care Act (ACA ...and more »

Trump Fails To Close Deal On Health Care Repeal - Huffington Post

The president told the House GOP there will be primaries if his repeal fails, but conservatives said they “do not have the votes.” By Michael McAuliff and Matt Fuller. WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump made a personal pitch for his Affordable Care ...and more »

In a bid to get votes, House Republicans prepare changes to their bill rolling back Obamacare - Los Angeles Times

Scrambling to round up votes to roll back the Affordable Care Act, House Republican leaders made a series of last-minute changes late Monday to their Obamacare repeal bill ahead of this week's vote. The changes, which senior GOP leaders hope will sway ...and more »

In Sickness And (For The Wealthy) In Health - Huffington Post

President Trump is conducting his presidency like a reality TV show, with all the trappings. But in real life, Trump's actions—his travel ban, now-debunked wiretapping claims and “skinny” budget proposal—have harmful consequences for our democracy ...and more »

Texans in Congress anticipate controversial health care vote - Texas Tribune

The dilemma for many House Republicans — including Texans — is this: Anger their conservative base, or risk venturing into Trump's crosshairs? by Abby Livingston March 21, 2017 7 PM. 5. The U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2017. Abby Livingston. The Texas ...and more »

Fewer Americans Would Be Insured With GOP Plan Than With Simple Repeal - New York Times

The Congressional Budget Office recently said that around 24 million fewer Americans would have health insurance in 2026 under the Republican repeal plan than if the current law stayed in place. That loss was bigger than most experts anticipated, and ...and more »

What your representatives in Washington say about health care - The Columbus Dispatch

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act protested in Denver in February. [Brennan Linsley / Associated Press]. Hide caption. Medical students protested outside of the Cleveland office of Sen. Rob Portman to speak out against repeal of the Affordable Care ...and more »

Restructuring Medicaid in the American Health Care Act: Five Key Considerations - Kaiser Family Foundation

On March 9, the House Ways and Means Committee and Energy and Commerce Committee passed the American Health Care Act, the Republican leadership's plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In fact, the legislation would make changes ...and more »