Buried in all the major changes brought by the GOP’s Tax Reform bill was a long sought after GOP goal; repeal of the ACA’s Individual Mandate starting in 2019. The Mandate was perhaps the most unpopular part of the law … Continue reading Did The GOP Just Save The ACA?
Late last week, Republicans announced they had a deal on tax reform. On Friday, the specific details of the legislation were released including doubling the standard deduction (repealing the personal), repealing the Individual Mandate, capping health care costs at 7.5 … Continue reading How Republicans Got To Yes On Tax Reform
The spectacular failure of the GOP health care bill in July, along with the continued antics of the Trump White House, have limited good news for the GOP of late. Arguably the only good news for the GOP of late … Continue reading Healthcare Reform Is Not Dead
On July 27th, the GOP’s “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — more commonly known as “Obamacare” — was rejected due to unanimous opposition by Senate Democrats, as well as negative votes from three Republican senators, including Arizona senator … Continue reading The “Skinny Repeal” and How “Party Loyalism” Is Influencing Healthcare Reform Efforts
Yesterday, the House GOP passed the AHCA, their long awaited repeal and replacement piece of healthcare legislation. Ever since the original bill was pulled on the 25th of March, House GOP leadership and the White House have been working on … Continue reading Why I Oppose The Housed Passed AHCA