Tag Archives: Obamacare

US lawmakers are working on a deal to raise tobacco age, repeal unpopular Obamacare tax as part of spending package

Jim R. Bounds | Bloomberg | Getty Images House Democrats are pushing to add several health-care provisions to a $ 1.4 trillion spending bill that must pass by Dec. 20 to avoid a government shutdown, according to congressional aides familiar with the legislation. U.S. lawmakers are in talks to raise the minimum tobacco age to… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, sponsored by SBEC: Deadline closes in on Obamacare open enrollment

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! DEADLINE CLOSES IN ON OBAMACARE OPEN ENROLLMENT: The last day to sign up for marketplace coverage is Sunday, at least… Read More »

Wealthy Americans will receive billions in tax cuts if Obamacare is overturned, new report says

Activists marched to the offices of Senators Schumer and Gillibrand in New York City on September 5, 2017; carrying a giant lunchbox filled with messages from constituents that urged them to get Back To Work and Save Our Healthcare. Erik McGregor | LightRocket | Getty Images Wealthy Americans stand to gain from Obamacare’s demise. The… Read More »

Obamacare Is Helping West Virginia Fight the Opioid Crisis

MONDAY, April 1, 2019 — New research suggests that the Medicaid expansion the Affordable Care Act set into motion has played a key role in fighting America’s opioid epidemic. Ever since West Virginia expanded its Medicaid program under “Obamacare,” many more people with opioid addiction have been getting treatment, the new study shows. Experts said… Read More »