The Affordable Care Act has proved the need for health reform, but it also has proved the need for significant changes to the law to reflect Americans’ demand for more choices of more affordable health coverage. Despite the president’s claims, most Americans are seeing much higher costs for health insurance. They want secure coverage and access to care that meets their needs and the needs of their … [Read more...] about Obamacare Is Proof That We Need Choices and Affordability
By our count at the Galen Institute, more than 51 significant changes have been made to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, at least 32 that the Obama administration has made unilaterally, 17 that Congress has passed and the president has signed, and two by the Supreme Court. Changes By Administrative Action 1.) Employee reporting: The IRS announced that, contrary to statutory … [Read more...] about 51 Changes to ObamaCare…So Far
Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised they will have a plan if the Supreme Court rules that an estimated 6.4 million Americans can’t get health insurance subsidies from the federal government. Though the GOP has not reached a consensus – and few if any details are discussed in public – there is plenty of activity behind the scenes, as disparate groups in the House and Senate work to … [Read more...] about Block Grants Are Potential GOP Solution After King v. Burwell
New research about implementation of the Affordable Care Act finds that Obama administration regulations are allowing taxpayer subsidized health insurance for some people earning less than the statutory income floor and also for unlawful immigrants. A new study by Andy S. Grewal, an associate professor at the University of Iowa College of Law, explains that the ACA provides tax credits to U.S. … [Read more...] about Treasury Rule Allows Taxpayer Subsidized Health Insurance For Illegal Immigrants
For 20 years, I was afraid. Afraid of getting sick and not having health insurance. But when I got cancer, I finally had a health plan that I could afford. Without it, I wouldn’t be here…I’ll always remember how affordable health care saved my life. I believe everyone deserves the same chance I had. Don’t you? Julie, the protagonist of a recent ad promoting Obamacare The Supreme Court … [Read more...] about Is Obamacare What We Deserve?