Senators Bill Cassidy (R., La.) and Susan Collins (R., Maine) introduced a replacement to the Affordable Care Act on Monday morning that would allow states to choose whether they want to keep Obamacare or replace it with patient-centered reform.
On his first day in office, President Trump signed an executive order that would relieve the economic burden that Obamacare has caused, fulfilling a promise he made on the campaign trail.
The average deductible for a silver plan through the Affordable Care Act, one of the law’s most popular health insurance plans, is projected to jump 20 percent to $3,703, according to a report from Avalere Health.
Nominee for the Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services Rep. Tom Price (R., Ga.) on Tuesday said that all Americans have a right to healthcare, while testifying at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Obamacare has cost roughly 300,000 small business jobs due to higher health care costs, according to a new report.
UnitedHealth Group’s profits increased by 56 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016, after the group dropped out of the Obamacare exchanges last year, the Chicago Tribune reports.
President-elect Donald Trump said he is working on an Obamacare replacement plan that will provide health care coverage for all, according to an interview with the Washington Post.