Stories tagged: aca
Sun., June 11, 2017, 11 a.m.
Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care.
Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
President Donald Trump is holding a major fundraiser for a Republican New Jersey congressman who helped revive the GOP push to dismantle the health care law.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Republican efforts to replace the law are expected to increase the number of uninsured and may derail the steady push to bring people back into the health care system, which …
Sun., May 28, 2017
Most of the early Senate talk has centered on pre-existing conditions, deductibles and premiums. Improving coverage is important, but senators cannot ignore Medicaid.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
Senate Republicans have a plan to avoid answering questions on the House legislation to repeal large portions of the 2010 health law: to say it’s not their bill.
UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:20 p.m.
Republicans senators conceded Thursday that a scathing analysis of the House GOP health care bill had complicated their effort to dismantle President Barack Obama’s health care law.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
While vigorously defending the GOP House-passed health care bill, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson told the Idaho Healthcare Summit today that he wouldn’t have voted for it if that was what …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Idaho’s Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson faced roughly 100 protesters while speaking at a health care conference in Boise.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Advocates for the House Republicans’ health-care overhaul plan frequently say or suggest that premiums would go down under the proposal. There is, in fact, a line in the Congressional Budget …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
A Republican who headed the effort to revive the health care overhaul passed by the GOP-led U.S. House faced jeers and insults Wednesday as anger boiled over among voters at …
Wed., May 10, 2017
In Washington state, half of all children are covered by Medicaid. In U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers’ district, it’s 57 percent. Under the AHCA, Medicaid would lose $880 billion over 10 …
Tue., May 9, 2017
The Democrats and their allies in the media want you to believe two conflicting “certainties” about the House Republicans’ recently passed American Health Care Act. First, they want you to …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 2:30 a.m.
It’s pretty much unheard-of for statewide TV ads in an Idaho governor’s race to begin airing more than a year before the primary election, but that’s what’s happening.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Rep. Raul Labrador defended his vote for the Republican health care law to a mostly skeptical crowd that filled the 500-capacity Lake City High School auditorium Friday evening in Coeur …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Of all the late-night comedians – including ones who consistently make Trump the target of brutally biting jokes – it’s Jimmy Kimmel who thus far has had the most influence …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
Health care was the biggest topic at Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador’s heavily attended town hall meetings in Southern Idaho and figures to be high on citizens’ minds again as …
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
The House will vote Thursday on GOP legislation to repeal and replace Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
A White House push to let states waive mandatory coverage and rate requirements under the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize health insurance gains for millions of adults with pre-existing medical …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
The Republican health care bill remained in shambles Thursday as House leaders threw up their hands and sent lawmakers home for a two-week recess. GOP chiefs announced a modest amendment …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Republican leaders prepared Wednesday to send lawmakers home for a two-week recess without voting on their troubled health care bill, as prospects for a quick deal among party factions moved …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
A White House offensive to resurrect the moribund House Republican health care bill got an uneven reception Tuesday from GOP moderates and conservatives, leaving prospects shaky for the party to …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning Republicans to unify around a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act or risk tempting President Donald Trump to cut a …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don’t like your approach to overhauling America’s health care. If you’re hoping to revive the effort, you may want to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Forty-four members of the Senate Democratic caucus have penned a letter to President Donald Trump signaling they are open to working with him on health care – but not before …
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be …
Sun., March 26, 2017
Rather than thoughtfully address the concerns of doctors, patients, hospitals, insurers, consumers and state and local leaders, the strategy was:
UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Lawmakers in the state say they will move forward on healthcare after the GOP pulled its health plan on Friday.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
In public, President Donald Trump is standing by House Speaker Paul Ryan over the Obamacare replacement bill.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Former President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a robust defense of the law Republicans sought to begin repealing Thursday.