The U.S. Justice Department made an unusual argument to a federal court last night, claiming that Obamacare’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions are unconstitutional. Roughly 1 in 4 Americans have pre-existing conditions that would make it difficult to buy insurance without those protections.…
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price—the Donald Trump administration’s point man on putting a bullet between the Affordable Care Act’s eyes—ran up more than $400,000 in charter flights between May and September 23rd instead of flying commercial.
A nonpartisan budget analysis out Monday estimates that 14 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage beginning next year under the American Health Care Act, the plan Republicans have crafted to replace the Affordable Care Act. By 2020, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that that number will climb to 21…
Since taking control of both the White House and Congress earlier this year, Republican lawmakers have wasted no time in their efforts to gut the Affordable Care Act. As Congress has worked to waive, defer, or delay implementation of the law’s provisions, dismantling it piece by piece, the millions of Americans who…
The hottest scientific journal article of 2016 wasn’t on black holes or dinosaur-killing asteroids: it was on the Affordable Care Act, and it was penned by sitting President Barack Obama. Imagine that ever happening again.
On Thursday night, federal regulators announced that they were extending the midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance starting January 1, 2017 through the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare.gov.
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), placing the Georgia Congressman in an extremely powerful position as far as the nation’s health is concerned. Given his dubious track record, this appointment is of serious concern.
Each morning I take three pills, all of which I need to stay alive. I get my health insurance through the Affordable Care Act—without it, I’d be spending upwards of $500 on prescription medication each month.
Back in October when HealthCare.gov launched and then promptly became an enormous shit show, the Obama administration imposed December 1st as their deadline for getting the site's act together. And today's the day! So how's stuff going?
If you ever wondered whether the health insurance crisis in the United States was really something to worry about, this new study will give you pause. A randomized poll of thousands of Americans revealed that almost half had no insurance or inadequate insurance for at least part of last year.