Senate Health Bill Reels as CBO Predicts 22 Million More Uninsured – New York Times

Senate Health Bill Reels as CBO Predicts 22 Million More Uninsured – New York Times

But the budget office put Republicans in an untenable position. It found that next year, 15 million more people would be uninsured compared with current law. Premiums and out-of-pocket expenses could shoot skyward for some low-income people and for people nearing retirement, it said. Continue reading the main story The legislation would decrease federal deficits […]

Koch-backed group calls health fight in Congress 'humbling' – Politico

Koch-backed group calls health fight in Congress 'humbling' – Politico

“We fully expected a repeal vote,” Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips said. | POLITICO Screen grab COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The head of the the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity admitted to donors on Sunday that the group was caught “flat-footed” by the fight in Congress to replace Obamacare, as the group seeks to […]

Entrepreneur Running For Congress: 'Health Care Should Be A Moral Right' – Forbes

Entrepreneur Running For Congress: 'Health Care Should Be A Moral Right' – Forbes

Forbes Entrepreneur Running For Congress: ‘Health Care Should Be A Moral Right’ForbesToday, we conclude our interview with Dean Phillips, the Minneapolis entrepreneur who helped introduce Belvedere vodka and Talenti gelato to America. In May, he announced that he is running for Congress in suburban Minneapolis — a seat that has been …Why Washington should continue billions […]

If We Lose Our Health Care… – New York Times

If We Lose Our Health Care… – New York Times

Initially, I was in the hospital for two days for a colonoscopy, a PET scan and numerous blood tests. Since then, I’ve had two more PET scans, roughly 200 blood tests, numerous urine tests and oncologist visits. The total cost for all of this has exceeded $300,000. Luckily and thankfully, because of the A.C.A., my […]

California activist Tom Steyer adds health care to his brand – Politico

SAN FRANCISCO — California billionaire activist Tom Steyer made his name as an environmental activist, worked with Democratic groups to register a million new voters and redefined green politics with high-profile campaigns on climate change and clean energy. Now as he weighs a run for public office, he’s adding health care — specifically drug prices […]

Professors Call Health Bills a 'Giant Step Backward' – New York Times

Professors Call Health Bills a 'Giant Step Backward' – New York Times

Photo Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, held a news conference at which he criticized the Republican health care bill on Thursday. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times To the Editor: We and more than 120 health law and health policy professors across the United States believe that the House […]

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