Second Chance for ‘Obamacare’ Repeal. And for Reince Priebus.

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Spread the loveTweet He responded by texting, calling and buttonholing Republicans, especially Mr. Ryan — badgering him for weeks to bring some version of the bill to the floor and…


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Political Calculus: What Democrats’ Losses in 2010 Can Tell Us About G.O.P.’s Chances in 2018

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Spread the loveTweet None of this is inevitable. The Republican health care plan might not even pass the Senate, and it could change significantly if it does. Perhaps it will…


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On Washington: Has the G.O.P. Kicked Open a Health Care ‘Hornet’s Nest’?

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Spread the loveTweet “Republicans kicked a hornet’s nest, and it is not too soon to begin saying goodbye to some of my Republican colleagues from moderate districts, because this will…


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Jimmy Kimmel Sheds Light on Health Coverage for Infants With Birth Defects

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Spread the loveTweet “It’s unfathomable, then, that we could make things worse by limiting or taking away the child’s health care coverage.” Continue reading the main story Roughly 40,000 infants…


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Public Health: Extra Billions for Health Bill? Researchers Say It’s Still Not Enough

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Spread the loveTweet So the real question is: Is $138 billion enough to fund high-risk pools? Answering the question precisely is difficult because the bill doesn’t explain exactly how these…


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Public Health: Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions

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Spread the loveTweet The ability to opt out of the benefit requirements could substantially reduce the value of insurance on the market. A patient with cancer might, for example, still…


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Influential Republican Attacks Party’s New Health Care Bill

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Spread the loveTweet “There are a few layers of protections for pre-existing conditions in this bill,” Mr. Ryan said at a news conference. “What’s important is we want to have…


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Public Health: New G.O.P. Health Plan, With Fewer Protections, Evokes the Old Days

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Spread the loveTweetAt that time, the Affordable Care Act had been passed, but most of its key provisions hadn’t kicked in. Insurers could charge different prices to customers, depending on…


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