North Korea is to Obamacare…

President Trump astonished both his supporters and Washngton insiders in the weeks preceding the failure of his effort to repeal and replace Obamacare: He acknowledged that healthcare was much more complicated than he thought. The list of hotspots and issues that are incredibly complicated is actually pretty long and candidate Trump provided scant details as he … More North Korea is to Obamacare…

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

Obamacare

In 2015 Republicans in Congress overwhelmingly passed a measure to repeal Obamacare. The repeal package, embedded in a budget reconciliation bill, never had a chance to become law as long as President Obama was in office and could veto it. Now that Republicans have both chambers of the legislative branch and the executive branch, why … More Obamacare