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008 – Improve the ACA, rather than just trash it? What a concept. Who knew? (An Editorial)

Uhh, actually LOTS of people knew … and still know.

The initial failure of the McConnell led Republican Senate to pass their version of wealthcare, may finally lead to an opportunity which might be a whole lot bigger than just the American healthcare system.  1,087 more words


The HealthCare Bill Would Cause Financial Ruin for People With Preexisting Conditions.

Republicans are going to insist otherwise, but their new healthcare bill is designed to enrich the wealthy at the expense of the poor.

If there was one goal Senate Republicans had set out to achieve in developing their health bill to show they were less “mean” than their colleagues in the House, it was to take away the House Republicans’ green light for insurers to once again discriminate against those with pre-existing health conditions. 1,124 more words

Kellyanne Conway says healthcare bill "will not make cuts to Medicaid," proving she must not know how to read

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway insisted on Sunday that the Senate health care bill would not make cuts to Medicaid, regardless of projections that suggest the program will be cut by over $800 billion. 305 more words

007 - Repeal & replace? Get real. It's simply repeal. (An Editorial)

Why the Democratic response, or anyone’s response for that matter, to the Republican’s version of so-called healthcare, hasn’t been to directly call them out on it is baffling to me.  1,253 more words


They Are Coming for Your Health Insurance

Well, not actually yours. Readers of this blog probably get their health insurance through employers. But millions of other Americans are at risk. I warned about this on March 26 in a post entitled “ 526 more words


Trumpcare – National Nightmare in the Making

I do not pretend to be an expert in the art/science of health care programs. I have been fortunate enough to not have to deal with the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) personally and remain somewhat unschooled in all of its details. 407 more words


Update: Speaker Ryan Doesn’t Know, Doesn’t Care

Last night I posted a piece that argued the Republicans were blindly adhering to a political philosophy at the expense of depriving some of America’s most vulnerable people of their health insurance now provided through the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). 388 more words