Browsing All posts tagged under »ACA (Affordable Care Act)«

6 Actions States, Federal Government Could Take On Obamacare, Health Care In 2018

January 13, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Many states are eager to reverse the damage from Obamacare in 2018, but in some cases, they will need help from Congress, leading health care experts say. “A lot of states would like to act in 2018, but there is a lot of uncertainty while they are waiting on Congress and […]

‘Conservative’ David Brooks On PBS: Time For GOP Surrender On ‘Right’ To Health Care

July 31, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ As expected, on Friday night the PBS NewsHour greeted the failure to repeal Obamacare as a happy “flame-out” by the Republican Party, and pseudo-conservative PBS pundit David Brooks insisted it’s time for Republicans to “wrap their minds around the fact” that Americans want to preserve health care as a “right.” NewsHour […]

Democrat Senator Blames GOP For His Own Party’s Antics After Health Care Bill Passes

May 6, 2017 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey, goodbye! Remember how the gloating Republicans rubbed in their May 4 health care bill passage in the House of Representatives by singing? Didn’t you just find that morally repugnant and un-American? Oops! Wrong party. It was actually the Democrats in Congress […]

Here Are The Challenges Facing The Senate After House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

May 5, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Republicans cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday in advancing their proposal repealing and replacing Obamacare. But the House GOP’s health care bill is likely to see major changes in the Senate, where Republicans must contend with strict budget rules and slim margins to pass the legislation. The House passed the American Health […]

We Must Keep Our Promise To Fully Repeal Obamacare

March 14, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ “For five years, Senate Democrats have blocked our efforts to repeal Obamacare,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Jan. 6, 2016. “That ends today.” “With this vote, we are keeping a promise and putting a bill that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood on the president’s desk,” Ryan continued. “This […]

Why Obamacare’s ‘20 Million’ Number Is Fake

January 16, 2017 by

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By Genevieve Wood ~ Liberals are notorious for caring about “groups” of people, but when it gets down to individual persons, not so much. You’re about to see this play out in spades as Democrats cry crocodile tears over the coming repeal of Obamacare. You hear it over and over again: “This will be catastrophic […]

What Happens For Consumers After Congress Repeals Obamacare

January 14, 2017 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ All the talk about congressional Republicans preparing to repeal Obamacare may have some Americans on edge, but GOP lawmakers say they intend to craft a plan that will phase out the health care law to ensure a “stable transition” for consumers who depend on it. Republicans say they want consumers to keep […]

The Right Way To Repeal Obamacare

January 10, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ Last November, the American people voted for change in Washington. They elected Republican majorities to both chambers of Congress and elected a Republican president because, as a party, we pledged to fix the broken status quo of the past eight years. Reforming our dysfunctional federal government and restoring sanity to […]

Obamacare Repeal Must Be On Day One: Congress Has No Excuses

January 3, 2017 by

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By Jim DeMint ~ In less than three weeks’ time, when Donald Trump becomes our next president, he will take an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. It is fitting, then, that Trump has committed to repealing and replacing one of his predecessor’s most infamous unconstitutional policies, the Affordable […]

Feminist Journalist: Sex Will ‘Get A Lot Less Fun’ Under Trump

December 3, 2016 by

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By Matthew Balan ~ Jill Filipovic wildly claimed that “sex is about to get a lot less fun” in a Thursday op-ed on CNN.com. Filipovic pointed the finger at Donald Trump nominating ObamaCare opponent, Rep. Tom Price, to be HHS secretary, and claimed the move is “just one peek at what Trump’s notorious misogyny will […]

Meet 2 Hurting Americans Who Are Ready For Congress To Repeal Obamacare

November 30, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ On the night of the election three weeks ago, Rochelle Bird stayed up late watching the returns with a friend. Bird, a financial adviser from Overland Park, Kansas, recalled being in knots in the days leading up to the election. “If it didn’t go the way of [Donald] Trump, the next four […]

Obamacare ‘Insurer Bailouts’ Become Less Likely Under President Trump

November 19, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Insurance companies hoping for relief in the form of changes to two Obamacare programs may end up disappointed now that President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to take the White House. Obamacare’s risk corridor and reinsurance programs sunset at the end of the year, but conservative groups are worried that Congress would attempt to […]

How Republicans Can Start To Dismantle Obamacare With A Trump Presidency

November 10, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ The GOP’s long-discussed dreams of repealing Obamacare became closer to reality early Wednesday morning when Donald Trump was elected president. Six years after President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law and after more than 60 attempts to repeal it, Republicans now have a good chance to advance their own […]

WSJ’s James Taranto Demonstrates PolitiFact Helped Spread ObamaCare ‘Fraud’

October 29, 2016 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto has been a persistent critic of “nonpartisan” fact-checking websites run by liberal-media veterans. In Wednesday’s column, Taranto collected a devastating set of PolitiFact rulings that show how unabashedly mercurcial and political their “Truth-o-Meter” is. Taranto (pictured) praised Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini for telling Bloomberg that […]

He Predicted Obamacare Wouldn’t Be ‘Affordable.’ Democrats Didn’t Listen.

October 29, 2016 by

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By Sharyl Attkisson ~ Robert Laszewski is a policy adviser and analyst for the health insurance industry. He’s correctly predicted Obamacare’s pitfalls since Day One. In an interview with “Full Measure” this Sunday, Laszewski says he warned the Obama administration and other Democrats not to call it the “Affordable Care Act.” Earlier this week, the […]

In 3 Years, His Insurance Premiums Double As Options Decline Under Obamacare

October 18, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ For the past 15 years, Warren Jones has had the same health insurance plan with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. But over the years, Jones, of Kansas City, Missouri, has watched the coverage offered in his policy “erode” over time. First, the company got rid of the dental and […]

Under Obamacare, Small Business Owner Forced To Get Rid Of Health Care Benefits Or Face Fine Up To $500K

May 31, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ When Maryland business owner Thomas Kunkel first learned about the Affordable Care Act, he was excited about the prospect of the new health care law. “From the small business standpoint, it was actually one of the first times I felt like a bit of a social program might actually benefit a small […]

Blogger Jonathan Chait: ‘Bat-Sh*t Crazy’ Republicans Still Refuse To Acknowledge Success Of Obamacare

March 31, 2016 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ “I’ve made up my mind — don’t confuse me with the facts” could be Republicans’ unofficial motto when it comes to Obamacare, suggested New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait in a Tuesday post concerning decreased growth in health-care costs. Chait asserted that “some aspects of the lower health-care-inflation rate can be clearly […]

Obama Is Looting The Treasury To Pay Off Insurers

February 29, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The Obama administration will tell any lie and break any law to prevent the president’s signature health-care program from collapsing. Insurance companies such as UnitedHealthcare and Aetna are losing billions trying to sell ObamaCare plans, and the risk is they’ll drop out at the end of 2016. No insurance companies […]

Lawmakers Say Congress Should Investigate Millionaires Enrolling In Medicaid

February 13, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Conservative lawmakers say Congress should investigate the number of millionaires who qualify for and enroll in government-sponsored health insurance under Obamacare, a trend exposed in a Daily Signal report earlier this week. At the monthly Capitol Hill event Conversations with Conservatives, lawmakers in attendance discussed a recent Daily Signal report involving people […]

Obamacare Repeal, Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill Will Go To Obama

January 2, 2016 by

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By Leah Jessen ~ For the first time, Congress will send a bill that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood to President Barack Obama’s desk. Republicans used the budget reconciliation process—a fast-track method to avoid a filibuster from Senate Democrats—to pass the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act earlier this month. The GOP-controlled House will vote on the bill […]

ObamaCare Is Entering Its Dreaded ‘Death Spiral’

October 22, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ ObamaCare is heading toward a death spiral. The Obama administration is having trouble selling insurance plans to healthy people. That’s a big problem: When the young and healthy don’t enroll, premiums have to be hiked to cover the costs of older, sicker people, discouraging even more young people from signing […]

New Republic Writer Warns Left That Roberts Court, Obamacare Ruling Aside, ‘Is Still Plenty Conservative’

July 3, 2015 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ In the week since the Supreme Court upheld certain Obamacare subsidies, some on the left, applying the wisdom that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” have gratefully praised majority-opinion-writer John Roberts. But now liberals need to put their warm fuzzies for the chief justice behind them and guard against […]

How ObamaCare’s Lawlessness Empowers The IRS

June 28, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ This week the Supreme Court handed a victory to the most hated agency of the federal government, the IRS. The justices voted 6-3 that the IRS can continue to offer subsidies to ObamaCare buyers in all 50 states, contrary to what the Affordable Care Act actually says. The ruling puts […]