CBO Says Families Would Be Hit Hard By New Republican ACHA Plan

CBO Says Families Would Be Hit Hard By New Republican ACHA Plan

Families To Pay Price If Maternity Care Coverage Is Cut By GOP Christie Popp, who is pregnant with her third child, is hoping hard that the maternity coverage she has through the Affordable Care Act doesn’t go away. That coverage is written into the health law as a requirement for every plan sold on the individual market. But that could change if Republicans get their way to repeal the ACA and remake health care. Popp…

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Blue States Might Be Forced to Offload Popular Obamacare Protections

Blue States Might Be Forced to Offload Popular Obamacare Protections

Under the Republican health bill, it’s up to states whether to dismantle key parts of the Affordable Care Act. Red, or GOP-leaning, states are sure to be interested in rolling back the law’s coverage requirements and freeing insurers to charge people more when they have preexisting conditions. As strange as it sounds, deep-blue, heavily Democratic states supportive of Obamacare, including California and New York, may be forced to do the same, according to experts, regulators…

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The Battle Over ACA Is Hardly Done Following Republican Failure to Repeal

The Battle Over ACA Is Hardly Done Following Republican Failure to Repeal

The Affordable Care Act’s worst enemies are now in charge of the vast range of health coverage it created. They’re also discussing changes that could affect a wider net of employment-based policies and Medicare coverage for seniors. Letting ‘Obamacare Explode’ One Step at a Time Republicans failed last month in their first attempt to repeal and replace the ACA. But President Donald Trump vows the effort will continue. Even if Congress does nothing, Trump has suggested…

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Adult Children May Be Overlooked In ACA Repeal Health Reform Changes

Adult Children May Be Overlooked In ACA Repeal Health Reform Changes

The Affordable Care Act struck a popular chord by allowing adult children to obtain health coverage through a parent’s plan until their 26th birthday. Now, seeking broad support for their efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, House Republicans have kept that guarantee intact. But it’s not clear whether that provision will be successful or a destabilizing force in the insurance marketplace. The policy has proven to be a double-edged sword for the ACA’s online health…

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