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  1. Down with Obamacare, Up with Single PayerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Counterpunch

    ... for payment of taxpayer funds and have booming business providing primary payer care for the elderly. Health insurance scholar and retired medical school professor Dr. John Geyman recently wrote ( ...


  2. Report warns of gaps if federal health care dollars are cutRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... coverage. The Affordable Care Act has two main components for expanding coverage: subsidized private health insurance available in all 50 states, and an optional Medicaid expansion that has been accepted by 31 states and the District of Columbia. ...


  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    WASHINGTON - A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. The Affordable Care Act has two main components for expanding coverage: subsidized private health insurance available in all 50 states, and an optional Medicaid expansion that has been accepted by 31 states and the District of Columbia.


  4. Pence downplays town hall backlash, rallies conservatives at CPACRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... and affordable health care insurance, which is why we're designing a better law that lowers the cost of health insurance without growing the size of government". Like the president, Pence voiced disdain for the media and sought to portray news ...


  5. GOP congressman says no room for compromise in repealing ObamacareRead the original story

    53 min ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    "We told them we were going to repeal it and replace it with a market-centered, patient-centered plan that actually brings back affordable health insurance", Jordan said . In January, Heitkamp voted against repealing a bill that would allow Congress to repeal the health reform law without a replacement.


  6. AARP fighting bill in DC that could cost seniors extra $3,000 annually on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    It would remove an Affordable Care Act cap on how much extra insurers can charge older adults for health insurance. "One of the things that the Affordable Care Act did was to make sure insurance companies couldn't charge people more just because they were older," Wisconsin AARP's Lisa Lamkins said.


  7. John Oliver Compares Republicans' Health Care Coverage To Your Dad in a ThongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    ... refundable tax credits to help people afford insurance premiums. "A tax credit that small helps cover your health insurance the way a thong covers your dad's a--," said Oliver. "It doesn't and there's something fundamentally wrong about that." ...


  8. Pulmonary/ Respiratory Drug Delivery Market worth 52.37 Billion USD by 2021Read the original story

    1 hr ago |

    ... and insurance coverage. Insurance coverage is mandated by the government and regulated under the Universal Health Insurance System Prominent players in the pulmonary drug delivery market include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Israel), ...


  9. Trump to meet with health insurers MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KION 46

    ... Service quietly reversed a decision to start rejecting tax returns that fail to indicate whether filers had health insurance, received an exemption or paid the penalty for not having coverage. While this has always been key to enforcing Obamacare's ...


  10. The future of American healthcareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cavalier Daily

    ... the purpose of the ACA was to expand health coverage to include a small range of people who could not buy health insurance themselves. "The ACA act, like a lot of legislations, has winners and losers," Engelhard said. "Some of the winners for the ...


  11. Anthem and Blue Crosses loom large in Obamacare talksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... unmet, UnitedHealth Group Inc , Humana Inc , and Aetna Inc pulled out of most of the government subsidized health insurance market. But now that the new Trump administration and Republican lawmakers control the future of healthcare, the industry is ...


  12. Republicans' Replacement for Obamacare Taking ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    Republican lawmakers expect that their Obamacare replacement will result in fewer Americans covered by health insurance, a fact that's likely to increase blowback amid growing support for the program. New details of the plan are beginning to emerge, described by lawmakers and their aides.


  13. You could be slugged extra $900 for MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    HIGH earners would be slugged at least at extra $900 in a Medicare levy hit under a new budget proposal. The extra levy would come on top of already expensive private health insurance and would raise a staggering $4 billion a year for the government, the group behind the idea claims.


  14. Obamacare Supporters RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

    ... afternoon. He added that the ACA allowed his wife to stay home and not have to work simply to provide health insurance for the family. The rally was held at a time when many Republicans in Congress are backing President Donald Trump's push to repeal ...


  15. Maine inches closer to expanding MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Rational Review

    ... his vetoes. Maine remains one of 19 states that have declined to accept new federal dollars to extend health insurance to more low-income people. Exasperated by LePage's opposition and the obstinacy of a small group of House Republicans, Mainers for ...


  16. Older ACA enrollees could see jump in premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... had been hit with its biggest recession in generations and people who lost their jobs often also lost their health insurance. This hit older workers particularly hard, Mr. Certner said, because they couldn't afford the higher premiums charged by ...


  17. Republicans coming up short on Obamacare repeal and replaceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Enter Stage Right

    ... at any price. The House GOP proposal would repeal outright the individual and business mandates to purchase health insurance and attempt to maintain affordability through a combination of tax credits and subsidies for purchasing private insurance ...


  18. The Many Ways TrumpCareless Will Increase Americans' Health Care CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    ... care legislation TrumpCareless. Step 1: The Republican plan eliminates subsidies that helps people pay for health insurance. Result: Health care costs go up. Step 2: The Republican plan drastically reduces funding for Medicare. Result: Large numbers ...


  19. Forget the banks - health insurance makes them look like amateursRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... profits. Forget the banks, they're relative amateurs. If you want outrage, check out the private health insurance rip-off as demonstrated by NIB and Medibank. Working in a similar fashion to Airbnb, WedShed helps link unique venues available to hire ...


  20. Mumbai richest Indian city with $820 bn wealth: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... services, IT, real estate, healthcare and media sectors. In particular, the local hospital services and health insurance sectors are expected to grow strongly. Hyderabad, Pune and Bangalore are expected to lead the pack in terms of wealth growth," ...