The Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance Program helped 14,500 individuals enroll in the Obamacare exchanges, which represented only 0.007 percent of the 1.9 million individuals who decided to drop their Obamacare plan in 2017.
The Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing reduction payments will continue to be funded through August despite claims that they were unconstitutional, CNBC reported.
Eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing reduction payments will cause premiums to increase by 20 percent next year and may cause some insurers to withdraw from the exchanges, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Failed Democratic Senate candidate Jason Kander has dropped his opposition to single-payer health care as rumors continue to circulate that the former Missouri secretary of state plans to run for president in 2020.
Health insurers now have three more weeks to decide on whether or not to offer coverage through the Obamacare exchanges, after the Trump administration extended the deadline, National Public Radio reported.
A majority of cities—71 percent—will see Obamacare premiums rise by double-digits next year as more health insurers drop out of the exchanges, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) has been rumored to be President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Energy in order to free up his Senate seat.
President Donald Trump continued his Twitter attacks against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Thursday, again chiding him for failing to get an Obamacare repeal passed.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) for his remarks that the president had “excessive expectations” regarding legislation, scolding McConnell for the failure of the Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) continued his call for single-payer health care on Wednesday, sharing a video that features entertainers, filmmakers, and billionaires voicing support for the plan.