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 […]

‘Price is right’ for Obamacare repeal and replacement

‘Price is right’ for Obamacare repeal and replacement

By Michael Hamilton / Heartland Institute Affordable Care Act (ACA) co-architect Dr. Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel recently expressed his willingness to assist President-elect Trump appointees or members of Congress in their quest for an Obamacare replacement plan, as long as these officials pursue health insurance coverage for all Americans, controlling health care costs, improving “the consistency of […]

Obamacare could live or die by two pending lawsuits

Obamacare could live or die by two pending lawsuits

By Michael Hamilton / Heartland Institute Saving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could hinge on the developments of two pending lawsuits against the federal government–one to force a health insurer bailout, and one to stop payments to health insurers–unless President-elect Donald Trump intervenes once inaugurated. Health insurers suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

Arizonans face fewer Obamacare choices along with many Americans and higher premiums in 2017

Arizonans face fewer Obamacare choices along with many Americans and higher premiums in 2017

As open season begins Tuesday for enrollment in Obamacare next year, most customers for health insurance in the individual market will face both fewer choices and higher premiums under President Obama’s signature health care law. More than three-fifths of the states, 33 of them, will have fewer insurers offering coverage on the Obamacare exchanges than […]

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