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Open Enrollment Period Facing Tough Challenges Due to Cuts in ACA by Trump Administration

Posted on 11/20/2017

As the open enrollment period for health insurance under the Obamacare marketplace kicks off, many people remain unsure about the future of the Affordable Care Act and whether or not the law is still in effect. In fact, many Americans believe the law was repealed by the Trump administration and have no intention of pursuing healthcare on the open marketplace.

Trump Ends CSR Payments, and That Might Be a Good Thing (for Some)

Posted on 11/20/2017

In October, President Donald Trump announced that his administration was ending cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies that were designed to offset the cost of deductibles and copayments for low-income Americans. The subsidies had been paid on a month-to-month basis and many insurance companies had already raised premiums to compensate for the anticipated end to the subsidies for 2018. Insurance companies

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