GOP on ACA replacement: Who wants what?

By Emily Rappleye Republicans in Congress have already laid the foundation for an ACA repeal through the reconciliation process, but what will replace the law still remains uncertain. And while Republicans agree the ACA needs to go, they have not coalesced around a single plan yet. To
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Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report

By Juliet Eilperin, Sean Sullivan & Amy Goldstein A new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as Pre
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Health Secretary Pick Tom Price Faces Questions on Stock Trades, Obamacare Plans at Confirmation Hearing

By Stephanie Armour & Louise Radnofsky Tom Price, president-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services, vowed at a Senate hearing Wednesday to fight government regulations he said burden doctors and patients while Democrats voiced alarm his polici
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Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in replacing Obamacare

Reuters U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage “insurance for everybody,” he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night. Read more…
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Cigna CEO: ACA health plans perform best under ACO model

By Morgan Haefner At the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco last week, Cigna CEO David Cordani said the payer’s ACA health plans made the most financial sense when they networked with ACOs, reports Hartford Courant. Read more…
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What insurance market fixes can the GOP cram into an ACA repeal bill?

By Harris Meyer Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets and causing 30 million Americans to lose coverage if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it with a new system. Read more…
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Why Trump’s Obamacare Promise Will Be So Hard to Keep

By Margot Sanger-Katz As a candidate back in July 2015, Donald J. Trump promised that he would repeal Obamacare and replace it with “something terrific.” The Senate voted, 51 to 48, on Thursday morning for a measure setting Congress on the path toward repealing President Obama’s healt
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We Asked People What They Know About Obamacare. See If You Know The Answers

By Alison Kodjak The Affordable Care Act brought the rate of uninsured Americans to a record low 9 percent in 2015. It’s the major achievement of the controversial health care law and one the Obama administration likes to tout whenever it can. Read more…
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Health Care Priorities for 2017

By Ashley Kirzinger, Bryan Wu, and Mollyann Brodie KEY FINDINGS: The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that health care is among the top issues, with the economy and jobs and immigration, Americans want President-elect Donald Trump and the next Congress to address in 2017. When
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US Sen. Rand Paul casts protest vote as Senate takes first step toward ACA repeal

By Kelly Gooch Republican Sen. Rand Paul, MD, of Kentucky, on Wednesday voted against legislation designed to aid in the repeal of the ACA, reports USA Today. The senator and physician voted against the legislation because the linked budget proposal would increase the federal debt ove
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