Health and Wellness : Hospitals warn that repealing ObamaCare could spark 'unprecedented public health crisis'

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    Donald Trump Wants to Radically Change Medicaid. Here’s What the Program Actually Does.

    ... It’s far from clear whether these Medicaid changes will be enacted; many state governors, both Democrats and Republicans, who are concerned about a potential rise in uninsured residents are pushing back. But the Medicaid expansion is a key provision in Obamacare, which means GOP repeal effort puts the program on the table ...

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    Donald Trump Wants to Radically Change Medicaid. Here’s What the Program Actually Does.

    Some of this stats may surprise you.
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    Insurers warn: We're outta here with no Obamacare replacement

    ... If Republican lawmakers repeal the mandate without a replacement plan, insurers said they'd "seriously consider" withdrawing from the market next year, the Urban Institute report said. They see "significant" risks in remaining while the details of a replacement bill are in doubt ...

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    Insurers warn: We're outta here if Congress repeals Obamacare with no replacement

    Insurers want clarity on Congress' plans to repeal and replace Obamacare -- or else they say they'd "seriously consider" withdrawing from the market next year, according to a recent survey from the Urban Institute.
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    Why some Republican governors are fighting for Obamacare

    ... Snyder is one of 16 Republican governors in states that have expanded Medicaid in their states, even though the Supreme Court ruled it wasn't mandatory under Obamacare.

    Governor Snyder describes it as a win-win for all sides; more people are receiving health care benefits, and there is a 44% drop in uncompensated care days at hospitals around the state ...

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    Why some GOP governors are pushing for Obamacare

    Michigan's Rick Snyder is one of several GOP governors fighting a full repeal of Obamacare to keep Medicaid expansion provisions helping residents of their states.
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    If anyone dies from repeal and no replacement, the GOP should be held accountable.

    Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare

    PHILADELPHIA — Republican lawmakers aired sharp concerns about their party’s quick push to repeal the Affordable Care Act at a closed-door meeting Thursday, according to a recording of the session obtained by The Washington Post.

    The recording reveals a GOP that appears to be filled with doubts about how to make good on a long-standing promise to get rid of Obamacare without explicit guidance from President Trump or his administration ...

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    Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare
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    President Trump, accompanied by Vice President Pence, center, shakes hands with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday at a Republican congressional retreat.(Matt Rourke/AP)




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    'Sabotage' : Outrage as Trump administration kills Obamacare ads for HealthCare.gov

    The Trump administration has reportedly killed media ads designed to encourage people to enroll in insurance coverage through the federal Obamacare marketplace before next Tuesday's open-enrollment deadline.

    The White House also has ended other outreach efforts to spur sign-ups on the HealthCare.govmarketplace, according to Politico, which broke the story Thursday ...

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    'Sabotage' : Outrage as Trump administration kills Obamacare ads for HealthCare.gov

    More than 8.8 million people have signed up for coverage on the federal Obamacare exchange , and the last week of enrollment typically sees a big surge.
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    Today in Obamacare: Trump quickly changed his mind on drug prices. Expect the same on Obamacare

    If Trump’s pharma comments are any clue, we have no idea what he wants on Obamacare.

    President Trump has apparently done some rethinking on his views of American drug pricing policy, offering confusing remarks that indicated he might not support Medicare negotiating drug prices ...

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    Today in Obamacare: Trump quickly changed his mind on drug prices. Expect the same on Obamacare.

    If Trump’s pharma comments are any clue, we have no idea what he wants on Obamacare President Trump has apparently done some rethinking on his views of American drug pricing policy, offering...
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    Obamacare just keeps getting more popular

    Even with the looming threat of a repeal, more and more Americans say they support the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.

    A poll released by Public Policy Polling on Thursday showed that 46% of Americans said they support the ACA, while 41% oppose the law. ...

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    Obamacare just keeps getting more popular

    Even with the looming threat of a repeal, more and more Americans say they support the Affordable...
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    NYC Medical Students Won’t Accept Obamacare Repeal Without A Fight
    For future doctors, protecting the Affordable Care Act is part of their oath to “do no harm


    NEW YORK CITY ― Three hundred medical professionals, about 200 of them medical students, gathered in front of the News Corp. building in Manhattan on Jan. 30 to protest Republicans’ plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare ...

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    NYC Medical Students Won't Accept Obamacare Repeal Without A Fight

    For future doctors, protecting the Affordable Care Act is part of their oath to "do no harm."
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    The GOP is increasingly talking about 'repairing' — not repealing — Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — While insisting they've not abandoned their goal of repealing President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, Republicans are increasingly talking about "repairing" it as they grapple with disunity, drooping momentum, and uneasy voters.

    "It's repairing the damage Obamacare has caused. It's more accurate" than repeal and replace, said Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, who chairs the Senate health committee; he notes that President Donald Trump and many Republicans want to keep popular pieces of the overhaul like requiring family policies to cover children up to age 26 ...

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    The GOP is increasingly talking about 'repairing' — not repealing — Obamacare

    House Speaker Paul Ryan has been saying Republicans want to "rescue" the health system.
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