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?
It's time now for your monthly reminder that Obamacare neither "working in the real world," "proving its critics wrong," nor "blowing away expectations:" Colorado (higher taxes): "The Connect for Health Colorado board of directors voted unanimously Thursday to raise the fees it charges on health insurance policies to bolster its finances as federal grants run out later this year. The state … [Read more...] about Obamacare Updates: Tale of Fail from Coast to Coast
The Obama administration has spent billions of taxpayer dollars implementing the Affordable Care Act, often taking vast liberties with statutory language. The administration’s actions were the subject of a House Ways and Means Oversight subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, chaired by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL). Roskam is calling for a Special Inspector General to investigate the administration’s … [Read more...] about House Chairman Calls For ObamaCare Watchdog