Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Rep. Brady: We Will End Individual Mandate in Tax Bill

Tuesday Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said that Republicans in both chambers of Congress will work to repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate in their finished tax bill. Continue reading →

Mulvaney Says Would Be OK to Drop Mandate Repeal From Tax Plan

All Trump has to do is sign an executive order tossing the mandate. and people, keep track of who votes against tax reform. The White House would support removing from the Senate tax plan a controversial provision to repeal the individual health care mandate of the Affordable Care Act, budget director Mick Mulvaney said — a move that could help win the vote of key Republicans. Continue reading →

Congress OKs budget, in 1st step toward ObamaCare repeal

Congress on Friday approved a budget framework that would smooth the way for an eventual vote on dismantling the outgoing president’s signature health care law. The House voted 227-198 for the measure, following a vote in the Senate earlier this week.

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Kasich: GOP’s Pledge to Appeal Obamacare Is a ‘Stupid Promise’

Just think, these arrogant fools think we are supposed to trust and believe them, when they say these things. Time for Kasich to go home. John Kasich tore into his own party this week as he said the Republican vow to repeal the Affordable Care Act was a big mistake.

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SCOTUS to Weigh Obamacare’s Contraception Mandate

Next week the Supreme Court will hear a Roman Catholic bishop’s challenge to the requirement that employers must pay for contraception under the rules of the Affordable Care Act. The Wall Street Journal reports the outcome could affect 1 million Catholic nonprofit employees.

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White House Offers Obama Visit to Boost Obamacare Enrollment

Visit healthcare.gov before February, and perhaps President Barack Obama will visit you. Who in their right mind wants to see him? Obama is once again leaning on his personal celebrity status to get people who haven’t yet signed up for health insurance to join his signature health-care law.

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Obama Warns of ‘Misinformation’ During Obamacare Enrollment

Well at least he’s not blaming Bush, lol. Obama told workers helping to enroll Americans in health care plans offered under Obamacare that they must fight efforts to scare off millions of Americans who still have not purchased insurance.

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McConnell’s Obamacare Repeal Measure Blocked by Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats blocked a proposal to repeal President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that Republicans sought to add to a U.S. highway funding bill. with a vote of 49-43, 60 is needed to pass the legislation, as the federal Highway Trust Fund’s authorization is set after July 31, and the Senate’s highway funding measure, H.R. 22, is significantly different from the plan passed by the House.

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Obamacare Hits Rural Communities Hard

A Washington Post study recently found rural hospitals are in a bind caused by factors that aren’t found in most urban areas: “declining populations; disproportionate numbers of elderly and uninsured patients; the frequent need to pay doctors better than top dollar to get them to work in the hinterlands; the cost of expensive equipment that is necessary but frequently underused; the inability to provide lucrative specialty services and treatments; and an emphasis on emergency and urgent care, chronic money-losers.”

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Jeb Bush Calls Obamacare a Federal ‘Monstrosity’

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that the Affordable Care Act was a “monstrosity” that consolidated power in Washington and should be repealed once President Barack Obama leaves the White House. Bush made the remarks Friday at a fundraiser for Iowa Rep. David Young in which he also touted his conservative credentials as Florida governor.

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