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How The House Version Of Trumpcare Could Impact Women’s Healthcare

Posted on 05/11/2017

The American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) has received strong criticism from Democrats and even some Republicans who feel that the law will cause millions of Americans to lose healthcare coverage. In addition to a loss of coverage for many people, the bill, if signed into law, may significantly impact women’s healthcare. Particular complaints include eliminating federal funding for Planned Parenthood,

Trumpcare Bill Passed By House – How That Impacts Pre-existing Conditions?

Posted on 05/05/2017

Update: The AHCA or Trumpcare was passed by the House on May 4th, 2017 As Republicans gear up for another fight to push their proposed healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), through Congress and onto President Trump’s desk, millions of Americans await the fate of coverage for pre-existing conditions. This particular feature of the healthcare bill – a

The AHCA and The Moderate Objection to Trumpcare

Posted on 05/04/2017

After the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was tabled in March due to outcry from both Democrats and rightwing Republicans, Congress began tweaking the plan in an effort to get the bill to the floor before President Trump’s 100th day in office. The push was to make good on a campaign promise made by the president that he would take

Latest CMS Rule Change

Posted on 04/24/2017

Updated May 17, 2017 CMS Passes Rule That Makes Enrollment Easier Enrollment just got a lot easier and a lot faster. If you were one of the millions of people who enrolled in your own health insurance the past two years and noticed that the experience was completely different and far more frustrating, you were not alone. During the 2015

Trump Administration And Paul Ryan Are Forced To Pull The Trumpcare Bill

Posted on 03/24/2017

Published March 24th, 2017 Today, in a somewhat surprising turn of events, the Trump administration and Paul Ryan are forced to pull their bill for healthcare reform from the House before it was able to be voted on. We say this is surprising simply because President Trump and his Administration, along with Republicans, are now faced with what are really two

Repeal and Delay: Emphasis on “Delay”

Posted on 03/23/2017

At the start of President Trump’s term, Republicans in Congress planned to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, without a replacement plan to replace it. This “repeal and delay” tactic did not sit well with Democrats and many Republicans, nor was it acceptable to President Donald Trump, who wanted to “repeal and replace former President Obama’s

Will Insurance Rates Soar Under Trumpcare? Experts Say It’s Possible

Posted on 03/23/2017

Under pressure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republican leaders released a new plan titled the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which is being called Trumpcare. A Congressional Budget Office report says that although the new plan will reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over the next 10 years, it could leave 24 million more Americans

In Defense of Trumpcare: Republican Backers Highlight the Bill’s Positive Points

Posted on 03/23/2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other supporters of the unpopular American Health Care Act (AHCA) face an uphill battle as the bill is scheduled to hit the House floor for voting on Thursday, March 23. That date marks the 7-year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the law that Republicans have been keen on repealing since