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American Health Care Act

Republicans have decided they can pay homage to a sacred cow, even when they’re planning to kill it.

The GOP is still coming after your ACA coverage (whether you have a pre-existing condition or not).

September 27, 2018 – Republicans have decided they can pay homage to a sacred cow, even when they’re planning to kill… Read more

Community rating in Obamacare

The new plan to cut out the heart of Obamacare

April 14, 2017 – Community rating is the one thing that keeps insurance companies from gouging most of their customers. It's the thing that helps makes the… Read more

Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't care about you

Wendell Potter: Speaker Ryan’s repeal plans are driven by donors – not your health coverage needs

March 31, 2017 – If you're not able to write Ryan a big check, the healthcare system he has in mind won't be centered on… Read more

Trump loses vote to repeal Obamacare

Obamacare remains the law of the land. With defeat, Trump fails his first legislative test.

March 24, 2017 – After four hours of debate today, House leadership abruptly pulled H.R. 1628 – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) — without a vote.… Read more

Yea or nah vote on ACA

Health Wonk Review for March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 – True to the title, this edition is loaded up with perspectives on the Republicans' Obamacare repeal legislation: the American Health Care… Read more

Obamacare coverage is priceless

The price isn’t ideal, but ACA’s protection is worth it.

March 23, 2017 – These four earn too much to be eligible for subsidies, and their plans' provider networks can be narrow. Still, they dread repeal of the… Read more

Trump voters repealing ACA

Trump voter would have large ACA subsidy, but is too busy raging at undocumented neighbors to care

March 20, 2017 – She's uninsured. She needs help, but she's unaware that GOP plan would put coverage further out of her… Read more

Trump tries to stablize markets

Trump ‘shooting from the hip’ to stabilize markets

March 8, 2017 – HHS has proposed a variety of rule changes aimed at individual market stabilization for 2018, but the overall strategy doesn’t appear to… Read more