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Appeals Court Rules ACA’s Individual Mandate Unconstitutional; Lower Court to Decide Whether Rest of Law Can sTand Without it

A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that its requirement that most Americans carry insurance is unconstitutional while sending back to a lower court the question of whether the rest of the law can remain without it.

By |2019-12-18T21:44:01-05:00December 18th, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

In a Rhetorical Shift, Elizabeth Warren Emphasizes ‘Choice’ On Health cAre

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been using new, notable language at her town halls to describe the transition into "Medicare for All" -- saying, under her plan, it would be a voter's "choice" to opt in.

By |2019-12-17T09:28:02-05:00December 16th, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

Elizabeth Warren Says She Would Not Raise Middle Class Taxes for $52 Trillion Health Care Plan

In a new outline, Warren’s campaign said her single-payer health care plan would cost the country “just under” $52 trillion over a decade, which includes $20.5 trillion in new federal spending. It estimates the proposal would cost just less than the estimated $52 trillion in spending for the current system over 10 years.

By |2019-11-01T12:05:57-05:00November 1st, 2019|Health Care|0 Comments

Choices for Financing Medicare for all: A Preliminary Analysis

By Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget-- Proposals to adopt single-payer health care in the United States have grown in popularity in recent years, as numerous lawmakers and presidential candidates have embraced Medicare for All. However, few have grappled with how to finance the new costs imposed on the federal government. By most estimates, Medicare [...]

By |2019-10-30T06:09:50-05:00October 28th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

New Study: Full-Scale ‘Medicare for All’ Costs $32 Trillion over Ten Years

A new study finds that a full-scale single-payer health insurance program, also called "Medicare for All," would cost about $32 trillion over 10 years.

By |2019-10-16T06:01:48-05:00October 16th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments

White House hopeful Kamala Harris to emphasize access for individuals with disabilities

U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris will announce a plan on Thursday aimed at ensuring individuals with disabilities have equal access to job opportunities, education, housing and healthcare.

By |2019-08-29T05:50:55-05:00August 29th, 2019|Health Care, U.S. Politics|0 Comments