4 Broken Obamacare Promises That Town Hall Protesters Should Remember

Jean Morrow / @Jean_Morrow2013 / February 15, 2017

While the House and Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, members of Congress are hosting town hall meetings with their constituents and have been greeted by hostile crowds.

These folks seem to have amnesia about Obamacare’s glaring failures.

Here’s a quick refresher on Obamacare’s top four broken promises.

1. Costs […]

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February 15, 2017

Let’s compare what President Trump has accomplished since the inauguration (with that enormous crowd!) with what congressional Republicans have done.

In the past three weeks, Trump has: staffed the White House, sent a dozen Cabinet nominees to the Senate, browbeat Boeing into cutting its price on a government contract, harangued American CEOs into keeping […]

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“It’s not going to get any better; it’s getting worse,” CEO of Aetna, Mark Bertolini said in an interview at a Wall Street Journal event

Aetna CEO: Obamacare markets are in a ‘death spiral’


Updated 02/15/17 10:28 AM EST

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Obamacare is in a “death spiral,” the influential CEO of Aetna, Mark Bertolini, declared Wednesday morning.

Bertolini’s doomsday prophesy: More insurers will pull out of the government-run marketplaces in the coming weeks and many areas will have […]

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Why Delaying Obamacare Repeal Is Hurting the American People

Sondra Clark / @SondraClark / February 09, 2017

When President Donald Trump took office, repeal of Obamacare seemed like a guarantee—and then the timeline started slipping.

All the elements are in place: A Republican-controlled Congress and a Republican president, all elected after promising to repeal Obamacare. But once the celebration and ceremonies died away, Congress started to […]

By |February 10th, 2017|Obamacare|2 Comments

New Jersey bucks national trend in Obamacare enrollment

 By Kathleen O’Brien | NJ Advance Media for

on February 09, 2017 at 10:48 AM

New Jersey bucked a national trend of declining enrollment in Obamacare health insurance, but just barely, according to the tally released by the Trump administration.

January provided a roller-coaster timetable for consumers: They could sign up for subsidized health insurance through the […]

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NJ hospitals: Obamacare repeal would slam us

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Jonathan Gruber Obamacare architect said last year that a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” helped Congress approve ObamaCare

Michael L. Diamond , @mdiamondappPublished 5:02 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2017

New Jersey hospitals would be hit hard by the repeal of Obamacare if Congress doesn’t replace it with a […]

By |January 27th, 2017|Obamacare|4 Comments

Reminder :Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Twice Admits Fooling Stupid Americans

Reader comments , “The individual mandate ensured that the pool would not only be sick people.

The mandate also protects taxpayers. People without health insurance will get sick and wind up in hospitals. The uninsured will be a burden to hospitals that do charity work (not Valley). They are healthy right now. Eventually some will find out […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Obamacare|5 Comments

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 […]

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