Category Archives: Pre-existing Conditions

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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The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Posted on Vox.com Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com Jul 13, 2017, 1:18pm EDT Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny … Continue reading

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Association Health Plans for Small Groups and Self-Employed Individuals Could Be Negatively Impacted under the Better Care Reconciliation Act

KAISER HEALTH NEWS Jun 30, 2017 | Karen Pollitz and Gary Claxton The Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), includes a provision to create new association health plan options … 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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A Cruel Joke — 13 men are in charge of healthcare for all American women.

POSTED IN THE GUARDIAN Lucia Graves Wednesday 28 June 2017  11.34 EDT   Regressive gender politics are resurgent in 2017, as demonstrated by a Republican bill that would be devastating to women’s health John Barrasso, Mitch McConnell, and John Cornyn: three … Continue reading

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Summary of CBO Report on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (Senate Bill)

June 26, 2017 Cost Estimate CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 would reduce federal deficits by $321 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 22 … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers: 40 Is Old In Senate GOP Health Plan’s Subsidy Structure

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Appleby June 22, 2017 People getting subsidies to help buy health insurance would see at least three sharp changes — tied to both age and income — that could dramatically … Continue reading

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