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Trump may not enforce individual health insurance mandate: aide

ReutersJanuary 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday

Speaking on ABC’s “This Week” program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said President Donald Trump “may stop enforcing […]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Obamacare|3 Comments

What If Sick People Lose Their ObamaCare?

By Jane M. Orient, M.D.

As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage.

So soon we have forgotten about the millions who lost coverage they had had for years because ObamaCare outlawed it.

ObamaCare resulted in perhaps five times as many […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Obamacare|10 Comments

Trump promises his Obamacare replacement plan will cover all: Report

By Tami Luhby, CNN

Updated 7:24 AM ET, Mon January 16, 2017

(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump is putting the finishing touches on an Obamacare replacement plan that aims to provide “insurance for all,” he told The Washington Post.

Also, he will demand that drug companies negotiate directly with Medicare and Medicaid and lower their prices, saying they will no […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

It’s time to face facts: Obama’s presidency was a failure

By Kyle Smith

January 14, 2017 | 2:06pm

The closing arguments for the Obama years are arriving, and they aren’t helping the outgoing president. A case in point is a new book published this week, one that acknowledges “Obama’s supporters have experienced as a continuous disappointment.”

Those supporters, and others, must have noticed that “for most […]

By |January 15th, 2017|obamanomics|13 Comments

Obama’s legacy: Plenty of change, not so much hope

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN

[email protected]

WASHINGTON

Barack Obama promised hope and change when he became the nation’s 44th president eight years ago. He delivered on the change, but leaves a nation still struggling for hope.

He departs office after leading the United States out of its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and as the country […]

By |January 14th, 2017|2017|3 Comments

Obamacare Repeal Must Be on Day One: Congress Has No Excuses

Jim DeMint / @JimDeMint / January 02, 2017

In less than three weeks’ time, when Donald Trump becomes our next president, he will take an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.

It is fitting, then, that Trump has committed to repealing and replacing one of his predecessor’s most infamous unconstitutional policies, […]

By |January 9th, 2017|Obamacare|1 Comment

Britain’s health service in a ‘humanitarian crisis’: Red Cross

By Kate Holton
ReutersJanuary 7, 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s health service is engulfed in a “humanitarian crisis” that requires the support of the Red Cross to use Land Rovers to transport patients, the charity said on Saturday.

Founded in 1948, the National Health Service (NHS) is a source of huge pride for many Britons who are able […]

By |January 8th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity health reform plan, Transcending Obamacare

The second edition of FREOPP’s health reform plan, Transcending Obamacare, is 102 pages cover-to-cover. If you want to read the whole thing, or if you’re interested in the plan’s take on the broad range of health reform topics, click here. The article you’re reading now is for those who specifically want a quick read on […]

By |January 7th, 2017|Obamacare|0 Comments

18 Major Scandals in Obama’s ‘Scandal-Free’ Presidency

by JOHN HAYWARD2 Jan 20174,188

President Obama and his mouthpieces have embarked on a bizarre scheme to hypnotize America into forgetting the many scandals of his presidency. They seem to think that intoning “this administration hasn’t had a scandal” over and over again will make history disappear. It’s the lamest Jedi Mind Trick ever, and is […]

By |January 5th, 2017|obamanomics|0 Comments

REPUBLICANS PRIMED FOR PUSH TO DISMANTLE OBAMA’S POLICIES

BY RICHARD LARDNER
ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off an aggressive campaign by Republicans who control the House and Senate to dismantle eight years of President Barack Obama’s Democratic policies.

The first and biggest target is Obama’s signature health care law, which Republicans have long […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|2017|0 Comments