Former GOP Speaker Doubts an ACA Repeal Will Occur

Former GOP Speaker Doubts an ACA Repeal Will Occur

March 6, 2017 On February 24th, President Trump spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and echoed his continued sentiment that the Affordable Care Act must be repealed and replaced. He referred Read More
The GOP Has Released An ACA Replacement Outline

The GOP Has Released An ACA Replacement Outline

February 23, 2017 It feels as though Americans have been waiting with bated breath to hear the latest in the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. A replacement outline is finally Read More
While GOP Advances ACA Repeal, Republican Senators Prep Tax Reform

While GOP Advances ACA Repeal, Republican Senators Prep Tax Reform

February 16, 2017 On February 1, members of the Senate convened at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in DC, discussing a variety of topics from tax reform regarding import/export within the country’s borders 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
Trump Supporters And Healthcare: What Do They Want?

Trump Supporters And Healthcare: What Do They Want?

February 2, 2017 In mid-January, Republicans made the official first step in repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by voting 227-198 in permitting the GOP to bring their bill for repeal of the Read More
Will They Or Won’t They? Republicans Carry On The Move Toward ACA Repeal

Will They Or Won’t They? Republicans Carry On The Move Toward ACA Repeal

January 17, 2017 In a news conference held on January 12th in Washington, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan advised that House committees will be instrumental in the repeal and replacement of the Read More
Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

December 20, 2016 Indiana residents now have a concern about their healthcare, which perhaps they didn’t have before. In his past career as Indiana Governor, Vice President-Elect Mike Pence was one of the Read More
With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

November 11, 2016 With the stunning election of Donald Trump as President comes a serious question of what happens to the Employer Mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare.” 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
Louisiana Joins Other States In Medicaid Expansion

Louisiana Joins Other States In Medicaid Expansion

July 6, 2016 **Updated 7/6/2016, 2:15pm** Of all the hot topics surrounding the Affordable Care Act, the state-to-state expansion of Medicaid is perhaps the hottest. Medicaid expansion arguably draws the line between Democrats Read More
Wyoming’s Governor Loses on Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming’s Governor Loses on Medicaid Expansion

February 22, 2016 Despite vocal support by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, a Republican, the State Senate rejected a proposal to expand Medicaid. The vote means Wyoming will not receive $268 million in federal Read More
Voters Say The ACA Is Not a Key Issue

Voters Say The ACA Is Not a Key Issue

January 28, 2016 While many Republicans in Congress and on the campaign trail vilify the Affordable Care Act, American voters across the country are not particularly focused on the health care law as 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
How Will The Newly Insured Vote?

How Will The Newly Insured Vote?

December 4, 2015 As millions of Americans have gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, analysts are pondering whether this change in status will have implications on how these individuals vote. Read More
Medicare and Medicaid Popular After 50 Years

Medicare and Medicaid Popular After 50 Years

August 5, 2015 When Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law on July 30th 50 years ago, opponents attacked the programs as wasteful, intrusive and a precursor to socialism or communism. Today both Read More
Utah Legislators Agree on Medicaid Expansion

Utah Legislators Agree on Medicaid Expansion

July 21, 2015 After two years of debate and months of closed-door negotiations, Utah’s Republican governor and state legislature have agreed on a deal to expand Medicaid in that state, covering about 126,000 Read More