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March 5, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
In its first decade, ObamaCare has failed to solve many of the health care problems it was supposed to address.
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Health Care
March 31, 2020
By Devon Herrick
See related article, March 24
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Health Care
Regulation
March 24, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is leaving a number of people with pre-existing conditions by the wayside as insurers narrow their networks to the point of uselessness, a new report finds.
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Health Care
Regulation
August 30, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is deciding the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) after hearing 90 minutes of arguments in a packed courtroom in New Orleans.
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Health Care
November 7, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Obamacare exchanges are having an increasingly difficult time keeping people who must pay the full premiums out of their own pockets, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report.
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Health Care
Regulation
October 30, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are rolling out a star-based rating system to help people select health insurance plans on HealthCare.gov and to improve the overall quality of coverage.
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Health Care
Government Spending
June 25, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
An Obamacare replacement plan passed unanimously in the Louisiana Senate and is expected to clear the House and head to the governor’s desk.
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Health Care
Government Spending
August 19, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) turned down a first of its kind request to provide 90 percent funding for expanding Medicaid to able-bodied adults
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Health Care
Regulation
July 2, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The U.S. Supreme Court found the ACA, known as Obamacare, was constitutional under Congress’ taxing power.
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Regulation
Taxes
June 4, 2019
Chris Pope of the Manhattan Institute makes the case of how so-called "short-term" insurance plans are not "junk insurance" and how expansion of access will not leave the federal government with a bigger bill to take care of the sick.
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Health Care
Regulation
January 24, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
A federal judge ruled in favor of a state-led coalition arguing that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional following the repeal of the individual mandate.
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Health Care
December 27, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Texas was joined by 19 other states in a so-far successful federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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Health Care
May 1, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Eight states are asking a court to strike an Obamacare rule they say violates their authority to protect the judgment and conscience rights of medical professionals.
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Health Care
Government & Politics
November 20, 2018
Republican U.S. senators are calling for the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to release its upcoming revised scoring model to be used in estimating the cost of health care legislation.
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Health Care
September 16, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a recent study from the Brookings Institution that found that emergency department use has continued to rise since the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
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Health Care
October 10, 2018
By Michael McGrady
The cities of Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, and Columbus filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in a Maryland federal court, alleging the president is not faithfully executing the ACA and is unconstitutionally 'sabotaging' the law.
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Health Care
October 5, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
CMS approved a Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver allowing New Jersey to create a reinsurance program and free the state from the requirement to consider all enrollees in the individual health insurance market to be part of a single risk pool.
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Health Care
September 13, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The state of Nevada has begun the process of becoming the first state to leave the federal Obamacare exchange and set up a state-run version.
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Health Care
August 17, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The state challenge to Obamacare moves forward with supplemental documents filed and opening arguments set for sometime in September to decide if the law can be suspended while the legal challenge is being decided.
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Health Care
February 24, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During his first weeks on the job, California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, restated his intent to turn his state into a single-payer health care system, provide “state-based support” for illegal immigrants ages 19 to 26, expand insurance subsidies and re
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Health Care
Government Spending
December 19, 2018
During the 2019 open-enrollment period for health insurance coverage, fewer Americans signed-up for health insurance through Obamacare exchanges than in the previous year.
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Health Care
June 25, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Since Republicans failed to repeal and replace Obamacare when they had the chance in 2017, many have, rather wisely, decided to shift the battleground to the states.
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Government & Politics
Health Care
December 12, 2018
The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation is considering a plan that would require Obamacare’s 10 “essential health benefits” to be provided in all short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans sold in the state.
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Health Care
June 6, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Twenty states have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare, based on provisions in the tax reform legislation President Donald Trump signed into law in December 2017.
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Health Care
November 20, 2018
By Sarah Lee
In the wake of the 2018 midterm elections, the future direction of health care policy in the United States remains at the forefront of the political landscape, with Obamacare sure to remain in place for the foreseeable future.
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Health Care
November 2, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
Democrats want voters to think that the only way to protect patients with pre-existing conditions is by protecting ObamaCare. Fortunately, President Donald Trump has shown there are better solutions and he is putting them into action.
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Health Care
October 24, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
The Save American Workers Act (SAWA), which would reduce the heavy taxes levied under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Health Care
October 24, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Four years after the partial implementation of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, the average premium for individual health insurance in the United States increased 105 percent according to new research from The Heritage Foundation.
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Health Care
March 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During his first weeks on the job, California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, restated his intent to turn his state into a single-payer health care system, provide “state-based support” for illegal immigrants ages 19 to 26, expand insurance subsidies and re
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Health Care
July 13, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued four new guidelines, that go into effect in April, that protect millions of families from paying penalties for not having insurance.
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Health Care
October 19, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) says the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with a better, free-market solution is merely delayed, not dead.
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Health Care
March 21, 2017
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Coverage is not the same thing as care.
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Health Care
March 8, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Mischaracterizing Republican proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a blood sport Obamacare proponents play at patients’ expense.
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Health Care
October 22, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Charlie Katebi, Sarah Lee
‘The training wheels are finally off and states can pursue the kind of systemic reforms that they need to lower the cost of health care and return real choice to consumers.’
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Health Care
April 27, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) says she intends to continue working to fix flaws in the Affordable Care Act’s individual marketplace provisions, instead of voting to repeal Obamacare.
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Health Care
Government Spending
August 8, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
After Donald Trump along with nearly every Republican candidate in 2016 promised a full repeal of Obamacare, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) headed down a separate path: a three-phase process to “repeal and replace Obamacare.”
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Health Care
February 27, 2018
By Charlie Katebi
Over the past four years, the cost of individual health insurance has more than doubled under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Fortunately, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expanded affordable health insurance options
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Health Care
July 26, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
The Senate has rejected a full repeal of Obamacare twice in two days.
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Health Care
Regulation
July 25, 2017
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Congress should take a vote on simply repealing ObamaCare. Republicans should be forced to go on the record to show how they keep—or renege on—their campaign promises.
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Health Care
July 25, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
Sen. Ben Sasse has asked President Donald Trump to urge the Senate to scrub for an Obamacare repeal-and-replace vote no later than September 4.
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Health Care
Regulation
 

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