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Tuesday Night Fights: Cruz Debates Sanders Tonight on Obamacare

Posted: February 7, 2017 at 10:06 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

CRUZ DEBATES SANDERS TONIGHT AT 9PM ET ON CNN Former presidential candidates, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Ted Cruz (R-TX) will debate the future of Obamacare tonight for 90 minutes on CNN. Sanders campaigned on a pledge to expand former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and to fight for universal health care. Cruz is a […]

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The Hegelian Dialectic and Single Payer Health Care

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

President Trump’s first week in office has unfolded like a conservative fairy tale. The Donald seems to be signing away the unconstitutional edicts and strangling regulations in the same manner in which Obama enacted them, with a stroke of his pen.  He is acting on immigration, he has put an end to the Trans Pacific Partnership Treaty, he has signed […]

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A Look at Four of the GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Plans

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 3:04 pm   /   Friends

As Republicans debate their strategy for repealing and replacing Obamacare, GOP lawmakers have been accused of failing to put forth a replacement plan for the health care law. But since President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010, Republicans in both the House and Senate have unveiled a number of proposals […]

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8 Reasons Why Obamacare Should Be Repealed

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 1:33 pm   /   Friends

As the debate over repealing Obamacare intensifies, it’s important to remember the law’s most glaring failures. Here are eight: Costs. Despite repeated promises of premium reductions, Obamacare has delivered major increases. In the employer-sponsored market, costs continue to increase. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, average family premiums for employer-sponsored plans have increased almost 32 […]

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Relief Is on the Way: What Trump’s Obamacare Executive Order Will Do

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 1:43 pm   /   Friends

A newly inaugurated President Donald Trump rang the opening bell for what will be a multi-step process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, as he signed an executive order on Friday directing his subordinates to: exercise all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay […]

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What If Sick People Lose Their ObamaCare?

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

As Republicans contemplate repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA or “ObamaCare”)—seriously, not just as a political gesture—alarms are sounding about millions of individuals losing coverage. So soon we have forgotten about the millions who lost coverage they had had for years because ObamaCare outlawed it. ObamaCare resulted in perhaps five times as many losers as […]

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How Health Care Should Be: Direct Primary Care

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 6:30 am   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

In the third and final installment of our video series, we feature Barbara Colley and Dr. Chad Savage. Barb, a director of a non-profit dental clinic for low-income residents, was facing multiple chronic health conditions after years of being uninsured. She was relieved to receive health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, but the policy […]

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Trump Signs Executive Order Curbing Obamacare

Posted: January 20, 2017 at 7:32 pm   /   Friends

Hours after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump followed up on his campaign pledge to try to start chipping away at Obamacare, and curb federal regulations. Trump signed an executive order on Friday evening from the Oval Office “to ease the burden of Obamacare as we transition to repeal and replace,” White House […]

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How Tom Price Will Restore the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Posted: January 19, 2017 at 1:14 pm   /   Friends

On Wednesday, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., the nominee to be the next secretary of health and human services, went before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions for his confirmation hearing. During almost four hours of intense questioning, including questions concerning his ownership of health-related stocks, Price’s cool and measured responses demonstrated an […]

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