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Congress Considers Voiding ObamaCare Mandate in New Tax Bill: 11-6-17

As Congress began retooling the tax proposal in pursuit of a final version that can pass a Congressional vote, the House suggested that using their sweeping tax bill to repeal the ACA's individual mandate - through a proposed measure to undo the requirement that Americans must buy health insurance - might be included in the [...]

American Health Care Act Draft Unveiled

On June 22, 2017, Senate Republicans unveiled a draft version of their healthcare reform bill "H.R. 1628" designed to: Cuts Medicaid Ends penalties for people not buying insurance Reshapes subsidies to low-income users The 142-page draft bill could go to a vote as early as this week. The new Plan Would: Prohibit states from opting out [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Affordable Care Act, Insurance, Obamacare|0 Comments

House GOP Health Plan – Comparison to the ACA

Estimates: Cost & Coverage of Proposed ACA Legislation The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would save the government billions over the next 10 years, but leave 14M people without insurance in 2018 compared with current law, an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The health-care plan calls for repealing a majority [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Affordable Care Act, Health Care, Insurance, Obamacare|0 Comments

Obamacare Exchange Stats Not Encouraging

Nearly two million individuals enrolled in Obamacare plans through state exchanges dropped their coverage through mid-March, according to a Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services report released Monday evening. Some 12.2 million people enrolled in Obamacare plans during the 2017 open enrollment period, but only 10.3 million individuals paid their premiums.  This means that 1.9M [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Affordable Care Act, Health Care, Insurance, Obamacare|0 Comments