Senate 'health-care' bill? No, it's the'wealth-care' bill

Posted July 08, 2017

The Republican-written Senate plan would "put significant strain on our state budget for years to come", Human Service Commissioner Emily Piper wrote Wednesday to the state's congressional delegation.

So despite what some have read as a reluctance of the President to wade into the Senate health care discussions, the Trump Administration is seeking opinions about ways to improve the USA healthcare insurance coverage system.

After opening remarks, the floor was opened to attendees. Before the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), insurance companies could charge anyone with a pre-existing condition substantially more for their health insurance (either through increased monthly premium payments or high deductibles and co-payments), or they could simply just deny coverage. The Affordable Care Act included a reinsurance program from 2014 through 2016, which lowered premiums between 10 percent and 14 percent in 2014, the AAA said. My message to Republican leaders in Congress and President Trump is: stop undermining the ACA, and let's work together to improve America's health care system.

"Chuck Schumer knows a lot about healthcare hoaxes - because the real hoax is the one he and Barack Obama sold to the American people when they first rammed through Obamacare", Mr. Cruz, Texas Republican, said in a lengthy retort, accusing Democrats of issuing a "litany of lies" to push their law through in 2010.

Naperville News 17's Blane Erwin reports.

"The Senate Republican health care bill would have an outsized effect on women's health care nationwide".

Supporters of single -payer health care march in Kingston, N.Y., on June 30.

Obamacare's insurance markets depend on the voluntary participation of private insurance companies, and majority see those markets as hard long-term investments.

Lewis defended slowing the growth of Medicaid, saying that the able-bodied poor adults it expanded to cover under the Affordable Care Act shouldn't be the program's focus.

The new study also said almost every state would have less economic activity under the Senate bill than under the current law. The health law balances rules that require robust insurance benefits and that allow sick people to buy insurance at standard prices; there are financial incentives for low-income Americans to buy insurance, and penalties for many Americans who remain uninsured.

Piper joined Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minneapolis, who also is Democratic National Committee deputy chairman, at North Point. Republican senators from these and other states have publicly raised concerns about rolling back the Medicaid expansion.

McConnell also drew fire from the conservative Heritage Action policy advocacy group Friday, which said in a statement that "talk of a bipartisan bailout of Obamacare. would embolden Republican moderates" and make it less likely that the current bill would pass.