Unlike Single Payer, Obamacare’s Design Neglects Black People

By Eli Day, peoplespolicyproject.org -

By Eli Day for Peoples Policy Report - Mainstream liberals, and in particular Democrats, have been known to cozy up to radical language and symbols just as their value, and with it the political [...]

Senate Republicans Aren’t Just Aiming To Destroy Obamacare And Medicaid

By Steven Rosenfeld, www.alternet.org -

By Steven Rosenfeld for AlterNet - The Senate Republicans’ latest anti-Obamacare bill has bigger goals than destroying the Affordable Care Act and dismantling Medicaid. This bill aims to blow up [...]

Obamacare Repeal Clears Committee Though Cost And Impact Is Unknown

By Tony Pugh, www.mcclatchydc.com -

By Tony Pugh for McClutchy DC Bureau - WASHINGTON After more than 17 hours of deliberations, the House Ways and Means Committee approved the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act [...]

Republican Obamacare Replacement Crystallizing: What To Expect

By Margaret Flowers, www.healthoverprofit.org -

By Margaret Flowers for Health Over Profit. Today Politico provided more details of the Republican’s plans to repeal and replace Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act). Overall, the impacts on the [...]

Republicans Protect Insurance Industry, Call It ‘Stablizing Obamacare’

By Peter Sullivan, www.thehill.com -

By Peter Sullivan for The Hill - The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed a regulation aimed at “stabilizing” the ObamaCare marketplace by making changes favorable to insurers to help [...]

Communities Plagued By Uninsurance Also Suffer From Breakdowns In Trust

By Tara McKay, www.theconversation.com -

By Tara McKay for The Conversation - Dismantling the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement plan is projected to increase the nation’s uninsured population by 18 million in the first [...]

Medicare For All Should Replace Obamacare: Column

By Marcia Angell, www.usatoday.com -

By Marcia Angell for US Today - Even before the election of Donald Trump, Obamacare was in trouble. Premiums on the government exchanges for individual policies are projected to increase an [...]

Obamacare And Single Payer

By Russell Mokhiber, www.counterpunch.org -

By Russell Mokhiber for Counter Punch - In his farewell address, President Obama bluntly laid down a challenge – “If anyone can put together a plan that is demonstrably better than the [...]

The Rise And Fall Of Obamacare: Will Inside Story Be Told?

By John Stauber, www.counterpunch.org -

By John Stauber for Counter Punch - My friend and former colleague Wendell Potter, the CIGNA insurance public relations chief who saw the evil of his ways and left his job, is starting a new [...]

Trump Appointment Shows He’s Serious About Ending Obamacare

By Sarah Kliff, www.rvox.com -

By Sarah Kliff for Vox - Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for health and human services secretary, already has a plan for how to abolish Obamacare. The Washington Post [...]

Census Data Show US Needs Single Payer Now

By Mark Almberg, www.pnhp.org -

By Mark Almberg for PNHP - Zarr noted that since the ACA’s passage the number of uninsured has fallen by about 41 percent – from about 49 million people in 2010 to 29 million in 2015, with the [...]

The Obamacare Death Spiral

By Staff, www.thepolemicist.net -

By Staff of The Polimicist - Obamacare is in big trouble. Major insurers—Aetna, Humana, and United Health (the nation’s largest)—are pulling out of most exchanges. Remaining companies are seeking [...]

Aetna Will Abandon Obamacare Patients In More Than 500 U.S. Counties

By Bruce Japsen, www.forbes.com -

By Bruce Japsen for Forbes - Aetna said it will reduce by more than 500 U.S. counties its participation in public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act in the face of hundreds of millions of [...]

How To Provide Medicare For All

By Marcia Angell, www.bostonglobe.com -

By Marcia Angell for The Boston Globe - Obamacare, aka the Affordable Care Act, became law six years ago. The intention was to ensure that nearly all Americans have health insurance, while [...]

The ACA Insurance Exchange Model Has Failed

By Zachary Tracer, www.bloomberg.com -

By Zachary Tracer for Bloomberg Business - Many people shopping for health coverage this weekend on the websites created by Obamacare are going to see double-digit percentage increases in their [...]

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