GOP leaders drop health care bill after McCain, others state opposition

GOP leaders drop health care bill after McCain, others state opposition

By Andrew Nicla / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Senate leaders abandoned their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, saying Tuesday that they would turn their attention to tax reform after key GOP defections doomed the health care proposal. The announcement came one day after Sen. Susan Collins of Maine joined fellow Republican […]

Can we do $1-a-day insurance? Rand Paul thinks so (video)

Can we do $1-a-day insurance? Rand Paul thinks so (video)

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) blasted his congressional colleagues last Friday for trying to push through a healthcare overhaul that again sells out the American public to the interests of major insurance companies. Paul contends the mandates currently included in Obamacare are a massive part of the healthcare systems […]

Donald Trump meets with ‘Obamacare victims’ to whip up support for repeal

Donald Trump meets with ‘Obamacare victims’ to whip up support for repeal

President Trump told Congress on Wednesday to keep toiling and send him a health care bill, saying Obamacare is in “absolute turmoil” and claiming victims in Ohio and other places as Republicans struggle to reach consensus on a replacement plan. Standing on a tarmac in Cincinnati, Mr. Trump decried premiums that have “exploded” in the […]

Eli Lilly finally admits Obamacare’s failures

Eli Lilly finally admits Obamacare’s failures

From NCPA At this week’s annual meeting of Eli Lilly investors held in Indianapolis, Indiana, in response to a question from a representative of the National Center for Public Policy Research, Eli Lilly CEO Dave Ricks admitted that ObamaCare has not lived up to its promises as the law fails to reward innovation, and said ObamaCare’s […]

Trump should thank, not blame the Freedom Caucus for killing Trumpcare

Trump should thank, not blame the Freedom Caucus for killing Trumpcare

By Jay Baker / Personal Liberty Digest President Donald Trump has not finished casting blame for the failure of his Trumpcare/Ryancare/Obamacarelite bill last week. On Monday, after a weekend spent blaming Democrats, Trump tweeted that it was the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) that was to blame. In the tweet he said: The Republican House Freedom […]

Replacing Obamacare made easy: The case for The Universal Health Insurance Tax Credit

Replacing Obamacare made easy: The case for The Universal Health Insurance Tax Credit

  By Peter Ferrara / Heartland Institute Just repealing Obamacare would get rid of the anti-middle class individual mandate, the anti-jobs employer mandate, and all the other federal regulations that have caused health insurance premiums to soar. This would be a highly popular start, freeing workers and their employers to buy the health insurance they […]

A Republican health care plan would “insure almost everybody”

A Republican health care plan would “insure almost everybody”

From The Goodman Institute Most Republican plans to replace Obamacare envision spending all their health insurance subsidy dollars in the individual market, just like Obamacare does. But a new plan takes a radically different approach. Noting that the individual market in many states is “dysfunctional’ and may end up in a “death spiral,” the sponsors […]

Did Obamacare really insure 20 million?

Did Obamacare really insure 20 million?

By Jared Hatch & Alyene Senger / The Daily Signal One of the most frequently heard claims from the Obama administration is that Obamacare is responsible for insuring 20 million adults who were previously uninsured. But Heritage Foundation research shows the administration’s figure is off by a few million. The Department of Health and Human Services claims […]

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