Obamacare News Feeds


health care reform newsThere is new Health Care Reform news everyday, but many stories are full of errors or omissions. These are the sources we feel provide the most accurate news about Obamacare.

We’ve got feeds from sources that are both pro and con on ObamaCare, so you can see what both sides think. Plus these pages present the information in an easy to understand format.

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Forbes – Apothecary by Avik Roy

If you've read a newspaper or watched cable news in the last month, you've probably seen someone say that the Senate GOP health care bill would “kick 22 million Americans off of their health insurance.” But it's not true. New information from CBO—leaked to me by a congressional staffer—shows why. [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Forbes – Apothecary – Avik Roy
Unless Obamacare is repealed or replaced, federal, state and local taxpayers will by the year 2025 be financing fully two-thirds of American health care. Under Obama, the federal share of health spending has risen while the state and local government share has fallen. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Forbes – Apothecary – Avik Roy
I did an experiment: check recent CBO predictions about the budget deficit for accuracy. Turns out, the accuracy of CBO predictions deteriorates rapidly. After 2 years, they are no better than random guesses. In the healthcare debate and elsewhere, we should stop citing distant projections as fact. [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source Forbes – Apothecary – Avik Roy
On July 17, 2017, Mike Lee announced that he would block Senate Republicans' effort to replace Obamacare, because their bill didn't repeal enough of Obamacare's regulations. But in December 2015, Lee insisted on a bill that preserved all of Obamacare's regulations. Are you confused? So is Mike Lee. [...]
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source Forbes – Apothecary – Avik Roy
The latest Senate Republican "Better Care Reconciliation Act" gets rid of enough problems in previous drafts to merit serious discussion. It may well permit an "Obamacare-style" individual health insurance insurance market and a less regulated market to coexist. But lots of issues remain. [...]
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Source Forbes – Apothecary – Avik Roy

NPR – Prescriptions For Change

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Angus King, Independent of Maine, who voted on Tuesday against an effort to start discussing a bill to reset the Affordable Care Act. [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source NPR – Prescriptions for Change
Sen. John McCain — who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer — made a dramatic return to the Senate Tuesday and voted yes in the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source NPR – Prescriptions for Change
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to a meeting in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. The U.S. Senate is scheduled to hold a key procedural vote health care.
Tuesday's vote will be on a procedural step that would open the door to formal debate — but on what remains to be seen.(Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source NPR – Prescriptions for Change
Before 7 a.m. Tuesday, President Trump had fired off seven different messages on Twitter. Amid it all, he urged the Senate to repeal Obamacare which they may take a step toward doing on Tuesday. [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source NPR – Prescriptions for Change
President Trump pressures Senate Republicans to keep their promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Turkey, 17 journalists from the country's oldest independent newspaper go on trial. [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source NPR – Prescriptions for Change

Kaiser Health News

You had to be there. After days of uncertainty about whether Senate Republicans would vote to begin debating a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it boiled down to a few tense minutes on the Senate floor. As the vote started shortly after 2 p.m. ET, 30 reporters crammed into the [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Kaiser Health News
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Kaiser Health News
So the Senate has voted to start debate on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Now what? Well, it gets wonky. The rules for budget reconciliation, the process the Senate is using that limits debate and allows a bill to pass with only a simple majority, comes with a set [...]
Tue, Jul 25, 2017
Source Kaiser Health News


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