Health outcomes for rural Americans have steadily deteriorated in recent decades even as they’ve improved elsewhere. The GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will worsen the problem.
As Republicans seek to repeal Obamacare, they have added an overhaul of Medicaid to their plans. Here’s a look at the program and the surprising number of people who would be affected by cuts.
The CBO analysis of the new health care bill not only shows that tens of millions would lose insurance. It is a major shift in this country’s attitudes and policies toward helping the poor.
Pres. Trump has been saying for months that Obamacare will ‘explode’ on its own. He and HHS Secretary Tom Price have a lot of power to make it do so, thus making it appear that law was a failure.
How preexisting conditions came to be a condition for passage of the Republicans’ health care law is a complicated tale. Insurers created the cost-saving technique, excluding millions over the years.
Trump cuts bait, Ryan loses his nerve – and the Obamacare repeal goes down without a vote. What’s next for Congress and the GOP?
The House Republican plan to replace Obamacare is consistent with many proposals that candidate Trump and others espoused. Yet key parts of it could favor the rich and hurt the poor and the aging.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) has written a proposal to repeal Obamacare, a program under the Department of Health and Human Services, which he would head. Here are things to consider for his next hearing.