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Lamar Alexander Trashes Obamacare Repeal Efforts

Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander disparaged Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare and called for bipartisan cooperation during a speech on the Senate floor Thursday. Alexander implored his colleagues to support a bipartisan health care reform bill that he introduced with co-sponsor Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington,…

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9-Month-Old Baby Richardson Denied Health Insurance Because Treatments Weren’t ‘Medically Necessary’

A 9-month-old baby boy was denied health insurance October 11 because the treatment for his aggressive brain tumor was deemed “not medically necessary,” according to a Wednesday report by the Daily Beast. Connor Richardson was diagnosed with Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor (ATRT), and in his short life has already undergone four…

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Commentary: The Scandalous Truth About Obamacare Is Laid Bare

by Jeffery A. Tucker   It’s not just that Obamacare is financially unsustainable. More seriously, it is intellectually unsustainable, even though this truth has been slow to emerge. This has come to an end with President Trump’s executive order. What does it do? It cuts subsidies to failing providers, yes….

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President Trump: ‘There Is No Such Thing As Obamacare Anymore’

President Donald Trump said Monday that Obamacare is no longer the law of the land in the U.S. health care system. “There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore,” the president said in a cabinet meeting Monday, Bloomberg’s Jennifer Epstein tweeted. The president’s comments come one week after his administration…

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

The Trump administration says it will broaden the scope of an opt-out provision in the Affordable Health Care Act, allowing nonprofits and publicly traded companies to stop offering birth control coverage in the insurance they provide their employees. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the new set…

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People Are Not Enrolling In Obamacare Because They’re Convinced It Was Repealed

Groups that help enroll people on the Obamacare exchanges are struggling to encourage enrollment because, at least in part, to a lack of awareness about the program’s continued existence, the Daily Beast reports. The Trump administration has drastically cut the funding used to market Obamacare and to assist people in…

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Commentary: John McCain’s Betrayal of the Conservative Grassroots is Treasonous

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Treason; it’s a difficult concept to grasp. The dictionary indicates the word means “betrayal of country – a violation of the allegiance owed by somebody to his or her own country, e.g. by aiding an enemy.” It also means treachery and/or act of betrayal. Similarly, a traitor is defined as…

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Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Senator: We’ll Get the Votes for Obamacare Repeal Bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he thinks the votes will be there to pass Obamacare repeal legislation he’s introduced with Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, saying they’re trying to devolve money and power out of Washington and return it to the states. “I think we’re going to get the votes,” the…

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