Trump, McConnell Indicate There May Be Movement Towards Limited Bipartisan ACA Legislation to Stabilize Insurance Markets in 2018 [NEW REPORT]

Trump, McConnell Indicate There May Be Movement Towards Limited Bipartisan ACA Legislation to Stabilize Insurance Markets in 2018 [NEW REPORT]

September 28, 2017 With the GOP’s last-ditch attempt in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA)done for now, President Trump introduced the idea of working with Democrats to change healthcare Read More
Surveys Show Public Support for ACA Continues to Grow

Surveys Show Public Support for ACA Continues to Grow

August 29, 2017 It’s become clear that the American public is not so down on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), at least not anymore. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) has been conducting regular Read More
Complexities Await Should ACA Be Amended Prior To Repeal

Complexities Await Should ACA Be Amended Prior To Repeal

June 27, 2017 On June 26, President Trump tweeted, “Republican Senators are working very hard to get there, with no help from the Democrats. Not easy! Perhaps just let OCare crash & burn!” Read More
As Secret ACA Repeal Looms Overhead, Senate Democrats Voice Protest

As Secret ACA Repeal Looms Overhead, Senate Democrats Voice Protest

June 22, 2017 Last week it was revealed that Senate GOP have been meeting behind closed doors, readying perhaps a complete rewrite of Trump’s proposed healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act. Prior Read More
Senate Republicans Ready ACA Replacement Plan In Private

Senate Republicans Ready ACA Replacement Plan In Private

June 21, 2017 Earlier this year, House Republicans gathered in the wee hours of the morning to secretly prepare a replacement plan for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The result Read More
Two New Health Care Tax Bills Approved Pending AHCA Passing

Two New Health Care Tax Bills Approved Pending AHCA Passing

June 20, 2017 There was a time in the early stages of the ACA repeal where the Trump Administration shrugged off any ACA-mandated taxes going forward. The growing concern was that a repeal Read More
Did Tennessee Hurt Itself With Healthcare?

Did Tennessee Hurt Itself With Healthcare?

April 27, 2017 If you reside in Tennessee, there’s a likely chance that next year you may be without options within the federally facilitated healthcare exchange under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This Read More
Breaking: Affordable Care Act Will Not Be Repealed Due To Votes

Breaking: Affordable Care Act Will Not Be Repealed Due To Votes

March 24, 2017 The New York Times broke the story today that House Speaker Paul Ryan “rushed” to the White House to explain to President Trump that he lacked the votes to repeal Read More
Republicans Amend the American Health Care Act to Add a Work Requirement for Medicaid Eligibility

Republicans Amend the American Health Care Act to Add a Work Requirement for Medicaid Eligibility

March 22, 2017 With the House vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) looming for Thursday and concern of its approval among conservatives in the House, GOP leadership has added a “manager’s Read More
Just Weeks After Replacement Plan Surfaces, House GOP Readies Amendments

Just Weeks After Replacement Plan Surfaces, House GOP Readies Amendments

March 17, 2017 A few weeks ago, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan voiced the House GOP’s plans for a repeal and the replacement plan, which placed a heavy focus on eliminating ACA-mandated taxes. Read More
President Trump Proposes New Rule To Stabilize ACA Marketplace

President Trump Proposes New Rule To Stabilize ACA Marketplace

March 1, 2017 Details on President Trump’s plans for an ACA repeal and replacement are finally coming to light. In a new proposed rule, the stabilization of the exchange is placed at the Read More
Does The Newly Revised HHS 2017 Calendar Suggest A Delayed ACA Repeal?

Does The Newly Revised HHS 2017 Calendar Suggest A Delayed ACA Repeal?

February 27, 2017 While the Trump Administration’s proposed rule for market stabilization was circulated in the middle of February, also included were date changes for 2017 and 2018 by the Department of Health Read More
Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

February 15, 2017 New remarks from President Trump are now suggesting that the Affordable Care Act won’t see an immediate repeal or replacement until well into the next year. While that may be Read More
The Affordable Care Act Repeal And Replace: Acknowledgement of Delay By President Trump

The Affordable Care Act Repeal And Replace: Acknowledgement of Delay By President Trump

February 8, 2017 It was early last month when House Speaker Paul Ryan suggested that an ACA repeal would be far from immediate, as the transitional period in and of itself could take Read More
The ACA Comes Under Fire Again For Allocations Of Funds

The ACA Comes Under Fire Again For Allocations Of Funds

September 19, 2016 Once again furthering the rift between the Democrats’ and Republicans’ respective opinions of the Affordable Care Act, cost-sharing reductions return to question. In a hearing held in July, a representative Read More
GOP Senate funds the ACA in 2017 joining Democrats

GOP Senate funds the ACA in 2017 joining Democrats

July 18, 2016 It comes as no surprise that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is favored more among Democrats than Republicans. However, perhaps the tides are changing, at least when it comes to Read More
Medicaid and ACA Split the GOP

Medicaid and ACA Split the GOP

December 28, 2015 Republicans in Congress are finding themselves in the awkward position of arguing against the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of Medicaid coverage at the same time that Republican governors Read More
Montana Expands Medicaid With Bipartisan Support

Montana Expands Medicaid With Bipartisan Support

May 4, 2015 Montana’s Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law a Medicaid expansion bill that had been drafted by a Republican member of the state legislature. Under the new law, Montana will Read More

House Republicans Sue Administration on ACA

November 22, 2014 Republican members the House Representatives announced Friday, Nov. 21st, that they have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration’s “unilateral actions” implementing the Act. The lawsuit says the administration unlawfully Read More