Tag: Obamacare

“Repeal and delay” bill dies in Senate, “skinny repeal” now being considered

  After years of failing to pass a bill that would “repeal and replace Obamacare,” the Senate’s alternate solution, a “repeal and delay” bill, was also rejected in a final vote of 45-55 on Wednesday. Many cast their vote with concern for the Congressional Budget Office’s prediction that repealing Obamacare without an immediate replacement would […]

CBO releases updated cost estimate, Medicaid cuts a concern

After the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) release of their updated cost estimate of the American Health Care Act, many—including Senators and long-term care providers—are voicing their concerns over severe Medicaid cuts, 14 million more people to be uninsured in 2018 (a number that will rise to 23 million by 2026), and rising premiums if the […]

ACA repeal and replace bill pulled with not enough votes to pass

The American Health Care Act long debated by opposing parties, healthcare providers and government entities otherwise known as “repeal and replace of Obamacare” was pulled Friday as a result of the bill’s failure to gain enough votes to pass. LeadingAge says they are pleased with these results, as “This measure is deeply flawed, especially with […]