Sen. Ted Cruz’s proposal to allow insurers to sell non-Obamacare plans would turn the exchanges into high-risk pools for the old and sick. That might not be such a bad thing.
If the Obamacare mandates are not repealed, it would be a serious betrayal of voters, and grounds for mounting primary challenges to incumbents.
This past week, frictions caused by federalism helped create the legislative stalemate, but the forces of federalism can also pave the way for a solution.
Ten years ago, Deamonte Driver died of a toothache even though he had Medicaid. In today’s debate over Obamacare, Democrats refuse to face the facts.
Here’s a concrete example of what ‘skyrocketing premiums,’ ‘gargantuan deductibles,’ and ‘outrageous co-pays’ look like on the ground for a blue-collar, middle-class truck driver.
The overhaul being contemplated in Washington could give states flexibility to modernize Medicaid and provide better care to patients, which could end up saving taxpayers money.
The accusation that Republicans really want to shove the inhabitants of pediatric cancer wards onto the streets to die is obscuring the health-care debate we need to have.
If an outright repeal of the ‘Cadillac tax’ receives more than 60 votes in the Senate the legislation likely would increase the federal deficit in the long term.
The GOP has a chance to begin reforming health care by undoing Obamacare. Can they really afford to pass up this opportunity?
On June 22, Senate leadership released a discussion draft of their Obamacare ‘repeal-and-replace’ bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Here’s a detailed summary.
If the Senate’s Obamacare replacement includes strict pro-life protections, why are Senate staff suddenly contradicting Mitch McConnell’s claims about tax-funded abortion?
Senators have floated a lengthy phase-out of the enhanced federal match associated with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. That likely dooms any real Medicaid restraint.
The CBO’s report on Republicans’ Obamacare revamp revealed its inherent bias towards liberal cost-saving solutions rather than conservative ones.
AARP has literally made billions of dollars by imposing its own ‘tax’ on seniors buying health insurance policies, not to mention denying care to individuals with disabilities.
The only way to make the Affordable Care Act sustainable while not eliminating its benefits is to double down on the parts people hate.
The Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities not only did not object to the way Obamacare discriminates against individuals with disabilities, it wanted to expand that discrimination.
While there are major reasons to doubt the CBO estimate, it assures the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act will never become law.
The idea pushed by the Center for American Progress, that the Trumpcare high-risk pools will be crushed by demand far outstripping their supply, is not based on fact.
Arguing about this as if beneficiaries of ACA don’t exist isn’t right. Arguing about it as if people like me don’t is also not right.
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