TrumpCare Unpopular

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has some bad news for President Trump and Republicans in Congress: 48% of Americans think that TrumpCare is a bad idea and only 23% think it is a good idea. In contrast, support for the ACA (Obamacare) has remained relatively strong with 43% of Americans who say it … More TrumpCare Unpopular

Donations Doubled!

Thanks to a generous donor, donations to support the work of made before midnight CST on Saturday, May 6 will be doubled. is a project of GreatPresidentsAccountable – a political action committee – which relies on donations to create media, support candidates, encourage dialogue, and underwrite events. Individual donations (up to $25) will … More Donations Doubled!

AHCA Revisions?

With Representatives Billy Long (R-MO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) supporting the AHCA after receiving concessions from President Trump at a meeting at the White House today, it is increasingly likely that the House will eventually pass the revised and amended American Health Care Act (TrumpCare) in the near future. The problem is that no one knows what … More AHCA Revisions?

How The GOP Plan Kills Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

  Donald Trump campaigned vigorously on the promise that his replacement for Obamacare would be better and cheaper. As details of the newly crafted compromise between some moderate Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus emerge,  a clear casualty is one of the most popular elements of the Affordable Care Act: coverage for Americans with pre-existing … More How The GOP Plan Kills Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

Better and Better?

President Trump, feeling pinched by a lack of legislative success in his first 100 days, is pushing to revive the American Health Care Act that Paul Ryan pulled from the House floor in a stinging defeat last month. GOP House members are none too thrilled after many faced angry constituents during the April recess and are … More Better and Better?

Essential Health Benefits

One of the concessions President Trump made to the Freedom Caucus yesterday, apparently, was the removal of a requirement for health insurance companies to provide essential health benefits. Apparently. At this point, the last minute flurry of deals and negotiations have resulted in a bill that contains provisions that have not been publicly disclosed or … More Essential Health Benefits

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