Legislative text has not yet been released, but based on press reports, Twitter threads, and a summary circulating on Capitol Hill, here’s what we know might be in the final package.
The significant sums in play would represent the second-largest expansion of federal abortion funding, behind only Obamacare itself.
The executive order did not change regulations on its own. Rather, it instructed cabinet departments to propose changes to regulations in the near future.
While AARP opposes Republicans’ children’s health insurance subsidies because it limits Medicare benefits for wealthy seniors, it endorsed Obamacare, which did the very same thing.
Democrats are holding up an arguably too-generous health welfare bill literally to shield the wealthy and insurance companies. Republicans have responded by…negotiating with them.
Press reports suggest the administration is preparing to revoke Obama administration regulations sharply limiting the sale of short-term health insurance plans.
From Black Lives Matter to the white working class, alienated segments of society believe amplifying their tone will allow them to regain power taken from them.
On the two critical questions—will it lower insurance premiums, and will it generate a system that works for states?—a textual analysis of Graham-Cassidy yields significant doubts.
Which states will end up the proverbial winners and losers under the Graham-Cassidy bill? The answer is simple: Nope.
The Senate’s 52 Republicans have multiple options open to keep the Obamacare repeal process alive after September 30. The only question is whether they have the political will to do so.
Some people apparently think Americans won’t mind giving up their current health plan, and won’t even notice people like Elizabeth Warren promising one thing and doing another.
The non-partisan budget office found that at every income level, seniors received more in Medicare benefits than they paid in Medicare taxes.
Insurance commissioners’ ignorance that the unconstitutional cost-sharing payments could disappear closely mimics banks’ assumptions leading up to the subprime mortgage disaster.
The governors’ plan would not only not repeal Obamacare, it would further entrench the law by giving tens of billions of new taxpayer funds to wealthy insurance companies.
In her claims this week that the Trump administration ‘has consistently tried to undermine the law that is the law of the land,’ Kathleen Sebelius knows of which she speaks.
President Trump is treating Obamacare’s cost-sharing payments—and thus the Constitution—as his personal plaything, which he can obey or disregard on his whim.
Here’s a simpler, cleaner solution: Preserving the status quo on Medicaid expansion in exchange for full repeal of Obamacare’s insurance regulations at the federal level.
The self-righteous indignation about President Trump ‘sabotaging’ Obamacare is as much about the individual inhabiting the Oval Office as it is about health care policy.
President Trump has yet to enforce the law, or the Constitution, on Obamacare, having undone none of his predecessor’s illegal and extralegal acts.
When push comes to shove, few liberals can justify their support for per capita caps on Medicare, but opposition to similar caps in Medicaid.
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