Affordable Care Act

Led by AG Sessions, DOJ Declines to Defend ACA Against Federal Lawsuit

Led by AG Sessions, DOJ Declines to Defend ACA Against Federal Lawsuit

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra pledged to lead the fight to protect the Affordable Care Act.

Concierge Medicine: Balancing Sustainability With Accessibility

Concierge Medicine: Balancing Sustainability With Accessibility

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Concierge medicine gives many patients an attractive alternative to accessing health services, but is this model of healthcare sustainable?

Threats Posed by Congressional Acts to National Health Initiatives

Threats Posed by Congressional Acts to National Health Initiatives

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Passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act and of the AHCA leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.

Reasons Why the Affordable Care Act is Wrongly Blamed for Increased Premiums

Reasons Why the Affordable Care Act is Wrongly Blamed for Increased Premiums

If the employer's plan is deemed unaffordable, families and individuals now have the ability to purchase insurance at a lower cost through the ACA marketplace.

Concerns Over The American Health Care Act

Concerns Over The American Health Care Act

On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act by a narrow margin, even though the Congressional Budget Office had not officially reviewed and reported on the bill's impact.

ACA Replacement: Republicans Face Consensus Challenges Says Policy Expert

ACA Replacement: Republicans Face Consensus Challenges Says Policy Expert

Republicans need to reach a challenging consensus on many difficult points if they want to fulfill President Trump's commitment to provide better coverage with more affordable premiums and lower deductibles.

Can the ACA Withstand Executive Orders?

Can the ACA Withstand Executive Orders?

President Trump's executive order, aimed at cutting the cost of healthcare services and insurance and thus cutting down on services, may not impact the Affordable Care Act.

Improving Care for Medicaid Consumers Under the ACA

Improving Care for Medicaid Consumers Under the ACA

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The challenges to providing optimal levels of healthcare for people using Medicaid systems are many-fold.

Is Meaningful Healthcare Reform On Its Way?

Is Meaningful Healthcare Reform On Its Way?

Healthcare reform, in its various permutations, has been a political hot potato since before 1993.

Senator Cruz's Arguments on the Affordable Care Act

Senator Cruz's Arguments on the Affordable Care Act

On February 7, 2017, CNN hosted an interesting debate between Bernie Sanders, Independent senator of Vermont, and Ted Cruz, Republican senator from Texas, regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Majority of PCPs Oppose Complete Repeal of ACA

Majority of PCPs Oppose Complete Repeal of ACA

A majority of primary care doctors oppose full repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

American College of Physicians Urges Congress to Spare Obamacare

American College of Physicians Urges Congress to Spare Obamacare

The American College of Physicians (ACP) sent a letter to Capitol Hill this week, urging the new Republican-controlled Congress to refrain from repealing the Affordable Care Act.

How Will the Trump Administration Affect the ACA?

How Will the Trump Administration Affect the ACA?

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The ACA is likely to be partially or fully repealed, though it is uncertain how physician practices and the benefits of the 20 million newly-insured will be affected.

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