Health insurers approve of repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate, the part of the law that forces Americans to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty, among other provisions included in replacement plans put forth by Republicans.
Newly elected Republican Study Committee Chair Rep. Mark Walker (R., N.C.) said that tax reform and repealing Obamacare are two agenda priorities in the upcoming year.
The number of new customers who have submitted an application and selected a health care plan through Healthcare.gov is down by nearly 200,000 from last year, according to the latest open enrollment figures released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The vast majority of Americans want to change the Affordable Care Act regardless of whether they support the law or want it repealed, according to a poll from Gallup.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R., Ga.) to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Two and a half million Americans qualified for Obamacare subsidies but decided to forego the exchanges and pay more for private health insurance, according to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Under the expansion of the Affordable Care Act, there are 11.5 million able-bodied adults who are enrolled in Medicaid, more than double what was originally projected, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
The number of new customers who have submitted an application and selected a health care plan through HealthCare.gov is down 33 percent since last year, according to new open enrollment figures released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
About one-third of adults in the U.S., or 33 percent, went without recommended health care due to expensive costs, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey.
The president of the American Medical Association is calling for Americans who have health insurance to be protected under any proposed Obamacare replacement plans passed during a Trump administration.