10 Million Broken Promises

While the Republican proposal to replace Obamacare has yet to be scored by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a number of studies have been completed that estimate that as many as 10 million currently insured Americans will lose their insurance under the newly proposed American Health Care Act. This represents half of the 20 million … More 10 Million Broken Promises

Obamacare “Replacement”

The Republicans released their replacement of Obamacare Monday afternoon. Here are the most important takeaways: The plan includes tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans There will be less financial support for older and poorer Americans Because there is less money raised in taxes, many Americans will effectively lose their coverage Republicans crafted the plan in … More Obamacare “Replacement”

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

A New Trump Promise: Health Care for Everyone AND Lower Deductibles

On Saturday, Donald Trump broke with his party and promised health care for everyone and lower deductibles. While his promise elicited groans and grumbles from Congress, the American people should be encouraged that in a very few days Trump’s plan to replace Obamacare will be finished and that the 20,000,000 women, children, and men who … More A New Trump Promise: Health Care for Everyone AND Lower Deductibles