The House has repealed Obamacare and passed the American Health Care Act. Republicans claim it will help make affordable, quality healthcare available to all. But the plan clearly benefits the 1%, while making promises to the vulnerable that could be hard to keep.
Republicans have stoked anger at the government for years. Their strategy worked and, coupled with well-targeted voter suppression and gerrymandering, the American people have handed them a blank check. The only problem: Now they are the government and must deliver on their promises.
Obamacare has faced some bad news recently. Major carriers pulled out and, just yesterday, big premium hikes were announced. But, if history is any guide, the carriers will soon return to the table. Here is an inside look why.
Jeb has a complicated history with Medicaid in Florida. The praise: “Ultimately, the program did what Jeb Bush said it would do: control Medicaid costs and reduce the rate of spending growth. A 2014 University of Florida study, commissioned by the state, found that counties in the pilot did a better job of controlling costs than those Read More
The Supreme Court decision in favor of President Obama’s health insurance mandate is being treated as a great victory for the administration. But does the public win? John Stauber says no. What do you say?