Senate Rejects “Slimmed-Down” Repeal

Senate Rejects "Slimmed-Down" Repeal |

The Senate has officially rejected the newest repeal and replace plan. Senator John McCain, after receiving his brain cancer diagnosis, returned to D.C. to give his input which inevitably cast the decisive vote against the plan. McCain is just one example of a Republican who wants to repeal and replace Obamacare but still hasn’t agreed on a […]

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CBO Reports On The Senate’s Version Of The AHCA, Senate Delays Vote

CBO Reports On Senate's Version of The AHCA, Senate Delays Vote |

After Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel revised the American Health Care Act, calling it the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA),” he announced his plan to have the Senate vote on the matter before leaving for their Fourth Of July recess. This morning, the Senate revealed that they will not be voting until after […]

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Senate Reveals Updated AHCA Plan

Senate Reveals Updated AHCA Plan |

The original AHCA as drafted by the House of Representatives was set to cut taxes, reduce Medicaid spending, and remove the requirement that all Americans have health insurance. It passed through the House, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had some new ideas to add before putting it up for a vote in the Senate. President […]

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Comparing and Contrasting The ACA and The AHCA

Comparing and Contrasting The ACA and The AHCA |

The internet is flowing with rumors about the differences between the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) and the American Health Care Act (AHCA/Ryancare/Trumpcare). Unfortunately, in today’s technological era you can’t believe everything you read. Some of it is mere guessing, and some is pure opinion. Do you know the facts? Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate – People […]

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What Does The CBO Say About The AHCA?

What Does The CBO Say About The AHCA? |

The CBO, or Congressional Budget Office, reported their findings for the updated American Health Care Act last week. Little has changed since their initial report in March, before the AHCA even passed through the House. In fact, they kept most of their numbers the same with the assumption that the differences between the two bills […]

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New York Is Beating California To A Single-Payer System

New York Is Beating California To A Single Payer Health Care System |

Earlier this year, California proposed a statewide single-payer health care system. It would essentially provide free health care for all residents, eliminating health care fees in exchange for higher taxes. Medical expenses for all residents, regardless of income level, health, or immigration status, would be covered. Under this “single-payer” model, health care funding will derive from […]

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Evolution of Health Care: From 2007 to Today

The Evolution Of Health Care From 2007 To Today |

Health care and coverage are ever-changing, and it is hard to keep track of all the moving parts. The ACA completely changed modern health care, and today it’s hard to tell what may happen next. It’s easier to see the changes since 2007 and how they’ve affected us all when we break it down chronologically. This […]

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American Health Care Act Passes In House Vote

American Health Care Act Passes In Today's House Vote |

President Trump has been trying to repeal and replace Obamacare since he took office, and he’s not alone. Republicans in office have been working towards this repeal for years, even while Obama was still President. Naturally, Obama wasn’t excited about repealing his own plan, and neither were the democrats in office. Now, Republican President Trump […]

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