Tag Archives: Affordable Care


Has Trump Made Enrolling In Health Insurance Plans Too Difficult?

By InsuranceBusinessMag.com

It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy

Texas Women Forced To Buy Separate “Rape Insurance” In Order to Have Abortions

By Broadly

On Tuesday, August 15, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 into law


Dog’s Reluctance To Drink Water Lead To Discovery Of Lead In a San Diego School

By LA Times

A dog’s reluctance to drink from a bowl in a San Diego classroom led to the discovery of lead in the school’s water system, and testing of all pipes in the San Diego Unified School District will begin soon.


A Judge Finds Aetna’s Justification For Pulling Out Of Obamacare Largely Bogus

By LA Times

Aetna claimed this summer that it was pulling out of all but four of the 15 states where it was providing Obamacare individual insurance because of a business decision — it was simply losing too much money on the Obamacare exchanges.


Obamacare Isn’t The Issue, It’s The Insurance Companies

By Portland Press Herald

MILBRIDGE — With the recent news about increases in premiums for health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, everyone wants to vilify the ACA.

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Trump Supporter Believes Trumpcare Dratiscally Lowered Her Healthcare Costs, Except Trumpcare Hasn’t Started Yet

By Raw Story

A Tennessee woman who backs President Donald Trump credits God and the Republican health care bill — which hasn’t been voted into law — for her family’s dramatically lower insurance costs.


Poor, Sick, and Voted For Trump; What Will Happen To Them Without Obamacare?

By Washington Post

Another morning, another list of patients and problems in the hands of 35-year-old Keisha Saunders. Diabetes, depression, heart disease. Robert needs lower blood pressure.


Rise In Syphilis Among Newborns Brought On By A Bigger Epidemic


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Neonatologist Gurvir Khurana had only read about it in textbooks. Seeing it in real life has been a shock: baby after baby born severely anemic, lungs filled with fluid, bodies covered with rashes. Some only lived minutes; others died within days or weeks.


Miners That Voted For Trump Can Lose Black Lung Benefits If Obamacare Is Nixed

By The Proud Liberal
CNN recently told the story of miners and miners’ widows in eastern Kentucky.

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California’s Child Uninsured Rate Is At A Historic Low

By Eur Web

*California is leading the way in a national trend that has brought the child uninsured rate to a historic low


Bill Clinton Once Said “Obamacare Is The Craziest Thing In The World” Now He Feels Differently


Bill Clinton criticized President Barack Obama’s signature policy reform Monday while on the stump for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, calling Obamacare “the craziest thing in the world.”

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Suicidal Trans Teen Kills Himself After Nurses Continue To Call Him A Girl

By LGBTQ Nation

The mother of a transgender boy is suing the hospital that treated him for “suicidal ideation,” just weeks before he took his life, alleging staff repeatedly called him a girl.


Census Bureau’s Study Concludes that Incomes Are Rising and Poverty is Decreasing

By The Network Journal

The economic recovery is finally providing relief to America’s long-running problem of stagnant

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 06: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., attends a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to oppose efforts to defund women's health care, January 6, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

CBC Message To America: Don’t Play Politics With The Health Of Black Women

Written By NewsOne Staff, brought to you by Congressional Black Caucus

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) delivered this week’s CBC Message To America and spoke about protecting women’s rights to quality health care.

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Women continue to pay out of pocket for birth control despite ObamaCare

By The Hill

Insurance companies are widely ignoring an ObamaCare rule that requires them to provide free or low-cost birth control, according to a report by the National Women’s Law Center.


Survey says- 90% of adults now have health insurance

By The New York Times

Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday.


The Affordable Care Act turns 5 years old

By Black Enterprise

Five years ago today, the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as “Obamacare,” was signed into law by President Obama.


Some States might get rid of Obamacare subsidies- See which ones inside

By The Huffington Post

A new Supreme Court case could strip affordable health care from as many as 10 million people.


Healthcare enrollment extended for one week

By Black News

Didn’t finish signing up for coverage? The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline from February 15 to February 22. HHS has announced in its Healthcare.gov blog that those who


8 million children slated to lose their health insurance if Congress doesn’t act fast

By The Washington Post

For all the hand-wringing about what the new Republican-controlled Congress could to do Obamacare, another health insurance program could be dropped entirely if lawmakers don’t take action this year: the Children’s Health Insurance Program.