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Here’s What’s Changed in the Senate GOP’s Revamped Health Care Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/13/2017 at 1:30pm

Thursday, the Senate Budget Committee released a revamped version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, or the Senate’s version of the AHCA.

The Senate GOP’s first attempt (in this round of discussions) at...

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The President, the VP, and Americans Agree: Repeal Now, Replace Later (Or Never)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/11/2017 at 4:00pm

Republicans have gained historic electoral wins across the board in the past eight years, and one of the driving issues behind these victories has been their repeated promise to repeal ObamaCare.

In case anyone’s forgotten, the initial outcry from voters was first to reject and then, once it was passed in the...

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John McCain Not Interested in Obamacare Repeal Now and Replacement Later

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:30am 7/6/2017 at 11:30am

The Senate GOP’s latest effort to fix Obamacare failed to garner support from the conservative wing of the party.

The fractured caucus led Sen. Sasse (R-NE) to call for the complete repeal of Obamacare followed by a completely separate replacement. Sasse suggested leaving Obamacare intact as is for one year to protect...

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The Democrats’ ‘People Will Die!’ Routine is Getting Old

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 7/1/2017 at 1:30pm
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When Democrats were trying to pass Obamacare, the party line on the left was that without it, people would die.

Now that Obamacare is dying and may be repealed, they’ve gone right back to the same talking points.

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Sasse to Trump: Repeal Obamacare Now, Work on Replacement Later

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 30, 2017 at 12:00pm 6/30/2017 at 12:00pm

Congressional Republicans cannot agree on health care reform, which has caused frustration and anger among the American public.

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) sent a letter to President Donald Trump with a suggestion in the event members cannot reach an agreement when they return from Independence Day break: Repeal Obamacare now. Work on...

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Senate Delays GOP Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:46pm 6/27/2017 at 2:46pm

The Senate will delay a procedural vote to begin debate on the Republican Health Care bill until after the July Fourth recess, CNN reports.

Senate Majority Leader McConnel had hoped to open debate on...

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Is Senate GOP health care bill Obamacare-lite or progress?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:36pm 6/26/2017 at 3:36pm

Thursday, Senate Republicans released their long-anticipated health care reform bill. We discussed highlights of the legislation here.

It’s worth reiterating that this bill is only the first step (so we’re told) in repealing and replacing Obamacare. The...

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What’s in the GOP Senate Health Care Bill?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/22/2017 at 5:30pm

Thursday, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). It’s almost as much of a stinker as its House counterpart.

If you were hoping the GOP would make good on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, then I have some disappointing news: the latest Republican health...

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Sole Health Insurer Left In Iowa Obamacare Raising Premiums At Least 43 Percent

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/20/2017 at 4:00pm

We at Legal Insurrection have documented the damage Obamacare has done to the insurance market, with costs skyrocketing to the point that companies have ...

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Can you blame Senate Republicans for keeping their health care bill secret?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/15/2017 at 2:30pm

Senate Republicans are under constant media bombardment for having the gall to keep mum about the details of the latest version of Obamacare repeal.

Take this article from NBC:

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Major Insurance Company Will Leave Ohio’s Insurance Exchange

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:06pm 6/6/2017 at 6:06pm
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Anthem Inc, a prominent national health insurance company, has decided to leave Ohio’s health insurance exchange citing a volatile market.

It’s another example of Obamacare’s collapse, especially since Anthem became “a major player in the individual insurance market created by the federal health care law.” From The New York Times:

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What the CBO’s “Uninsured” Score Really Means

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/24/2017 at 7:00pm

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released their score of the American Healthcare Act.

In their analysis, the CBO indicated 23 more Americans would be uninsured if the Senate were to pass the AHCA.

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Great Job GOP: House May Have to Vote on Obamacare Repeal Bill Again

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:00am 5/19/2017 at 10:00am

I will never understand how the Republicans managed to screw this up so badly. And let’s be clear, this is the fault of Republicans in Congress, not Donald Trump. The talk of repealing Obamacare started years before Trump was even a candidate.

Their first attempt a couple months ago fell flat on...

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Don’t blame the GOP, Obamacare killed itself

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/12/2017 at 4:00pm

Aetna, one of the nation’s largest health insurers announced Wednesday it would completely withdraw from Obamacare marketplaces in 2018.

Nebraska, Delaware, Virginia, and Iowa are the only Obamacare exchanges where Aetna currently participates. A month ago Aetna announced plans to leave the Iowa market, followed by yet another announcement of a...

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Obamacare Architect Blames Trump for Obamacare Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 7:30pm 5/7/2017 at 7:30pm
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In today’s episode of “Democrats can’t be blamed for anything” the lead role will be played by Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, who famously credited the stupidity of the American voter for the law’s passage.

While appearing on FOX News Sunday, Gruber argued that the collapse of Obamacare must be blamed on none...

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Krauthammer Predicts Single-payer System Within Seven Years

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 3:00pm 5/6/2017 at 3:00pm
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One of the frustrations of the GOP ObamaCare repeal and replace effort is that their offering neither repeals nor replaces ObamaCare.  While there are a range of reasons provided for the GOP’s inability to pass a wholesale repeal, one of the more alarming is that Americans have apparently decided that the...

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House Passes Trumpcare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 2:34pm 5/4/2017 at 2:34pm

The House voted to repeal Obamacare Thursday afternoon. And by a slim vote — 217 to 213, the American Healthcare Act passed.

Prior to the final tally being read aloud, some legislatures began singing:

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