Category Archives: Healthcare

Trump touts ObamaCare executive order as boon to millions, end of Dems’ ‘windfall’

President Trump touted his executive order on ObamaCare that attempts to lower premium costs for younger Americans and others while cutting off federal subsidies to insurance companies, saying their “windfall” has ended. Advertisements

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Cost-sharing reduction payments: What are the subsidies Trump cut?

Thursday President Trump that his administration will immediately end certain health care cost-sharing subsidy payments in his latest effort to dismantle ObamaCare.

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Trump’s ObamaCare subsidy cutoff triggers political war

Friday President Trump kicked off a political battle after his administration announced it would “immediately” halt payments to insurers under ObamaCare, with Democrats claiming the move will “break” insurance markets – and the president saying Democrats should come to the negotiating table to “fix” the law if they’re so concerned.

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Trump clears way for ObamaCare ‘alternatives’ in new executive order, goes around stalled Congress

Thursday the White House announced that President Trump is taking executive action on health care as Congress stalls on efforts to overhaul ObamaCare, calling for a plan that could let employers band together and offer coverage across state lines.

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Fatal plague outbreak in Madagascar: Pneumonic plague has health officials scrambling

Officials are struggling to contain a widespread and deadly outbreak of the plague that’s been wreaking havoc in Madagascar since late August.  At least 45 deaths have been attributed to the outbreak, with more than 385 confirmed cases reported in 27 out of the country’s 114 districts.

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Trump says he spoke with Schumer, who says deal on replacing ObamaCare is ‘off the table’

Schumer is a typical liberal asshole. President Trump confirmed that he called Sen Schumer earlier this week about a possible bipartisan health care bill – an apparent sign that he remains frustrated with the GOP’s inability to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

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Trump administration rolls back ObamaCare contraceptive mandate

Friday the Trump Administration announced a major rollback of the ObamaCare contraceptive mandate, granting what officials called “full protection” to a wide range of companies and organizations that claim a “religious or moral objection” to providing the coverage.

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Top GOP senator threatens subpoenas over ObamaCare exemption for Congress

Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson is threatening to subpoena a federal agency for information on an Obama-era policy that allows members of Congress and their staff to get around a key ObamaCare requirement.

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House votes on 20-week abortion ban, with Trump White House support

Tuesday the Republican-controlled House is scheduled to vote on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy — a measure backed by the Trump White House but still facing long odds in the Senate.

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IRS involved in $5 million push to press Americans to buy ObamaCare

The IRS was involved in a $5 million push to pressure Americans to buy Obamacare coverage, according to documents obtained from the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Under Odummer, the HHS and the White House’s Behavioral Sciences Team created a $5 million program to target and pressure those who refused Obamacare and either decided to pay a penalty instead or …

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