Moderates assumed that ‘replacing’ Obamacare meant Republican lawmakers had embraced the mantra of universal health coverage, and would maintain most of the benefits.
The Trump administration is finally making headway on something that should have happened years ago: defined-contribution health insurance.
If the ‘purpose of this regulation’ is to affect pharmaceutical pricing, then confining disclosures only to television advertisements would by definition have a limited impact.
Despite good economic news, the high costs of health care remain the most pressing and worrisome domestic issue for families and individuals.
Since Democrats have attempted to hype Obamacare’s pre-existing condition provisions, premium increases would remind voters those supposed ‘protections’ come with a very real cost.
Obamacare’s crony capitalism—allowing hospitals to grow their operations in exchange for political endorsements—continues to contribute to higher premiums.
‘Gag clauses,’ inserted by pharmaceutical benefit managers, prohibit pharmacies from telling people that they might benefit from paying in cash rather than using their insurance card.
Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum supports Bernie Sanders’ health plan. That bill would end Medicare for seniors, which will fly like an anvil in senior-dominated Florida.
The sharp contrast between most Republicans’ Obamacare rhetoric and legislative actions show that they either do not understand federalism, or discard it when politically inconvenient.
Instead of increasing the reach of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, which prioritizes able-bodied adults over individuals with disabilities, states need to see the tough choices ahead.
Obamacare has resulted in an increase in the use of emergency rooms in California, the study found — not a decrease, as promised.
If anonymous bureaucrats wish to attack a ‘post-fact era’ under President Trump, they should take a hard look in the mirror at what they did under President Obama to enact Obamacare.
As with the principle that members of Congress should enroll in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges, so too should the CEOs running them.
Even as the House will consider legislation creating a new qualified medical deduction for gym memberships, it has yet to pass legislation limiting abortion as a medical expense.
At this rate, Commonwealth Fund should stop putting out reports talking about all the health costs we could save by increasingly socializing medicine. Our country can’t afford them.
By defunding the mandate, the Palmer amendment would effectively prohibit this tax increase, to say nothing of the threat of property seizures, from affecting residents of the nation’s capital.
The mere fact of an emerging consensus on the proposal that we rethink our national aversion to inpatient psychiatric care is profound, given the polarization of our time.
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