Health care is a top 2020 political issue. Democratic candidates are debating whether to build upon the Affordable Care Act, or 'Obamacare,' or replace it with Medicare for All. Meanwhile, President Trump wants to dismantle the ACA entirely. As millions…
The bigger problem for Democrats is that two messages — fundamentally reshaping the nation's health care system versus defending Obama's popular law — divide the party as it tries grabbing control of Congress in this fall's elections.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
It would be another shot at further undermining the Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by the GOP-led Congress to repeal and replace the law, as President Donald Trump has demanded.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine coverage gains that drove the nation's uninsured rate to a historic low.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
By Lisa Desjardins
In the Senate chamber, Republicans released a final health care proposal and announced a vote would be just two hours away. At midnight. Once that voting started, the minute-to-minute drama was riveting.
By Lisa Desjardins
Senate Republican leaders had hoped to start the voting process for the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Wednesday. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pulled the 142-page bill — which would make sweeping changes to Medicaid and the Affordable…
By Daniel Bush
After weeks of negotiations, House Republican leaders secured enough support to hold a vote on the GOP's health care bill. Here is a look at what's inside the legislation.
By Edmund F. Haislmaier, Heritage Foundation
Obamacare’s basic construct is to take control of private health plans and convert them into off-budget extensions of federal programs.
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
Business dislikes many parts of the ACA. But large companies in particular say a poorly thought-out replacement might turn out to be worse for their workers.
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