Category Archives: AHCA

Letter from Former CBO Directors on the Importance of CBO’s Role in the Legislative Process

July 21, 2017 Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Honorable … Continue reading

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This is How Trump Can Destroy Obamacare

From Countable   On Tuesday, the seven-year quest by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, appeared to come to an end, and President Trump responded to the setback by vowing to “let Obamacare … Continue reading

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New Senate health bill shows no love for New York

http://buffalonews.com/2017/07/15/new-senate-health-bill-shows-no-love-new-york/ By Jerry Zremski | Published July 15, 2017 | Updated July 15, 2017 WASHINGTON – To hear New York health care experts tell it, the Republican senators’ new plan to replace Obamacare is the legislative equivalent of a grave … Continue reading

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Millions More Uninsured Could Impact Health Of Those With Insurance, Too

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Rovner July 14, 2017 Neonatal intensive care, trauma care or burn care are among the services that could be hard to access in communities with high uninsured rates. Much has … Continue reading

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Americans Don’t Want Senate’s Health Care Plan, But It’s Unclear What They Do Want

This is from my friend John Hooker: OK guys — this is a must-read. It contains what you need to know about American public opinion on health care. Don’t forget, health care affects everyone and encompasses almost every aspect of … Continue reading

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Uneven Playing Field: Applying Different Rules to Competing Health Plans

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — Health Reform Jul 11, 2017 | Karen Pollitz and Anthony Damico As the Senate considers the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), amendments have been discussed … Continue reading

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Senate’s health care bill will cost New York’s Medicaid program billions

Posted on Politico New York was one of only two states to take advantage of the Essential Plan, also known as the Basic Health Plan, a program funded with the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies. | Getty … Continue reading

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