Tag Archives: Obamacare

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CVS Set To Buy Health Insurance Giant Aetna In $69 Billion Deal

By Washington Post

Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna in a $69 billion blockbuster acquisition 

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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

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Research: Prosecutors Are Offering Better Plea Deals To White Defendants

By Slate.com

Two officers escorted a young black man into the courtroom,

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18:  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about organized gang violence at the Department of Justice, April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sessions spoke during a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23:  Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), a member of the GOP Tuesday Group, arrives at the office of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan and House GOP leaders postponed a vote on the American Health Care Act after it became apparent they did not have enough votes to pass the legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Exempt Themselves From Their Own Health Care Plan

By Vox

Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ben Carson Refers To Slaves as ‘Immigrants’ Who Worked Really Hard ‘For Less’

By Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― Ben Carson made his debut as secretary of Housing and Urban Development Monday by telling agency employees about the virtues of the “can-do” American society.

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It Would Cost $350 Billion To Repeal Obamacare

By Money CNN

President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans love to say

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

By CNN

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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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

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Did Obamacare Fail Us?

By Chicago Tribune

Come November, the grim trudge across the increasingly barren Obamacare landscape begins anew.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Taxpayers must show proof that they have health insurance

By My Fox Tampa

Love it or hate it, it’s here: tax season.

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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.