Senate Rejects “Slimmed-Down” Repeal

Senate Rejects "Slimmed-Down" Repeal | AmericanHealthCareAct.com

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 | AmericanHealthCareAct.com

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 | AmericanHealthCareAct.com

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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What Does The CBO Say About The AHCA?

What Does The CBO Say About The AHCA? | AmericanHealthCareAct.com

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 | AmericanHealthCareAct.com

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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American Health Care Act Passes In House Vote

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

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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