American Health Care Act

American Health Care Act
American Health Care Act - lose coverage
American Health Care Act - oppose
American Health Care Act - provisions
American Health Care Act - summary

American Health Care Act (day , week)

  1. Can The Proposed American Health Care Act Improve On Obamacare? - John Quelch, Gordon Moore and Emily Boudreau, Forbes, March 8, 2017 - In conclusion, it seems likely that some consumers, particularly younger and healthier ones, may see their level of choice and therefore competitive pricing improve under the AHCA, while older, sicker, and lower income consumers may find their options reduced.

American Health Care Act - lose coverage (day , week)

  1. 10 million may lose health insurance coverage under GOP's Obamacare replacement plan, S&P says - Dan Mangan, CNBC, March 7, 2017 - The top end of those losses, or 10 million people, is equal to half of the 20 million or so people who have gained coverage in the past seven years under Obamacare. The sobering estimate came from S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday, less than a full day after House GOP leaders released their plan for gutting key elements of the ACA, and replacing it with new rules.
  2. Expect the CBO to estimate large coverage losses from the GOP health care plan - Loren Adler and Matthew Fiedler, Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, March 9, 2017 - Nonetheless, we conclude that CBOís analysis will likely estimate that at least 15 million people will lose coverage under the American Health Care Act (AHCA) by the end of the ten-year scoring window. Estimates could be higher, but itís is unlikely they will be significantly lower.
  3. COST ESTIMATE, American Health Care Act - Congressional Budget Office, March 13, 2017 - CBO and JCT estimate that, in 2018, 14 million more people would be uninsured under the legislation than under current law... Later, following additional changes to subsidies for insurance purchased in the nongroup market and to the Medicaid program, the increase in the number of uninsured people relative to the number under current law would rise to 21 million in 2020 and then to 24 million in 2026.
  4. 24 million would lose health insurance coverage by 2026 under GOP's Obamacare replacement, new estimate says - Dan Mangan, CNBC, March 13, 2017 - Fourteen million more people would become uninsured next year if the American Health Care Act is signed into law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated. By the year 2026, a total of 24 million more Americans would be uninsured than they would be under Obamacare, the CBO said.

American Health Care Act - oppose (day , week)

  1. These 3 Powerful Groups Are Slamming the GOPís Obamacare Replacement Plan - Sy Mukherjee, Fortune, March 8, 2017 - The House GOP's newly-released (and already widely maligned) Obamacare replacement plan has now made a trio of powerful medical interest group enemies: the AARP, the American Medical Association (AMA), and the American Hospital Association (AHA).
  2. Medical, Hospital Groups Oppose GOP Health Care Plan - Brian Naylor, NPR, March 9, 2017 - The chief medical officer of Medicaid, Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky, tweeted out his opposition on Wednesday. "Despite political messaging from others at HHS, I align with the experts ... in opposition to #AHCA," the career staffer said.
  3. Rattled by CBO report, moderate Republicans turn against GOP bill - Lauren Fox and MJ Lee, CNN, March 14, 2017 - A devastating analysis from the Congressional Budget Office on the House GOP bill to repeal Obamacare has rattled moderates Republicans in the House, who are uneasy about the prospects of voting for a proposal that increasingly appears dead on arrival in the Senate.

American Health Care Act - provisions (day , week)

  1. The 3 key provisions in the GOP health care bill that has some experts concerned - Maryalice Parks, ABC News, March 9, 2017 - 1) people with lower incomes or who are closer to retirement age would be likely to receive fewer tax credits from the government to help them buy their own insurance than they do through current ACA subsidies... 2) the bill could cause too much uncertainty and create negative effects in the insurance marketplace... 3) by freezing and rolling back the broader requirements to qualify for Medicaid -- a government insurance program that helps poor and disabled Americans, as well as students -- fewer people will be insured through the program, which is the largest source of healthcare in the nation.

American Health Care Act - summary (day , week)

  1. American Health Care Act - Wikipedia - The American Health Care Act (AHCA), nicknamed Trumpcare, is a set of two proposed United States Congress bills which were publicly released by House Republicans on March 6, 2017. The AHCA is intended to be a replacement for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly shortened to ACA, and referred to as "Obamacare") enacted in 2010 under the Obama administration.
  2. Summary of the American Health Care Act - Kaiser Family Foundation, March 6, 2017 - This summary describes key provisions of the American Health Care Act as approved by the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce Committees as a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the Fiscal Year 2017 budget reconciliation process.
  3. Here Is a Section-by-Section Summary of Republicansí Health Care Act - Insurance Journal, March 7, 2017 - The following summary of the American Health Care Act, meant as a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), has been prepared by the Republican staff of the House Committee on Ways and Means. A copy can also be downloaded here. The House Energy and Commerce Committee has also produced a version of the bill that includes changes to Medicaid.
  4. Part V: A Brief Overview of the American Health Care Act - Sheppard Health Law, March 13, 2017 - In Part IV of our blog series, Very Opaque to Slightly Transparent: Shedding Light on the Future of Healthcare, we discussed a few post-inauguration developments with respect to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In this Part V, we provide a brief overview of some of the key provisions of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the latest in the ongoing saga of the ACAís future.
  5. American Health Care Act, Summary - Congressional Budget Office, March 9, 2017 - CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the American Health Care Act would reduce federal deficits by $337 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 24 million in 2026 relative to current law.

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