Category "Obamacare Today"


Repealing Obamacare Could Close Your Local Hospital (0)

Last spring and summer, the Republicans stumbled in their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. But they might try a new approach later this year. If they do, expect to


Gillibrand to back Sanders’s single-payer bill (0)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) will join a growing list of Democratic co-sponsors of Sen. Bernie Sanders‘s (I-Vt.) “Medicare for all” proposal, according to a Friday report from Mic – The Hill writes. Gillibrand joins other


Two GOP Senators Give Obamacare Repeal One More Try (0)

Two Republican senators are launching yet another attempt at repealing Obamacare, preparing to offer legislation that would try to bridge one of the key dividing elements of an effort that


Obamacare Outreach Cuts Expected to Undermine Exchanges (0)

Cuts in Obamacare’s outreach funding for 2018 are expected to further undermine the insurance exchanges by decreasing the population of younger, healthier people, Bloomberg writes. People who have health-care problems


Unpaid Medical Bills Rise As Congress Weighs Obamacare Fix (0)

Hospitals are seeing unpaid bills rise again just as Congress begins to consider this week the future of cost-sharing reductions  that help low income Americans pay their co-payments and deductibles under the


Here’s Why New York’s Medical Marijuana Rules Are About to Change (0)

If you want to know why New York is set to change its rules and regulations around medical marijuana, all you have to do is show up at a local


Repealing Obamacare Just Got Even More Complicated (0)

The Senate parliamentarian told lawmakers that Republicans’ ability to pass an Obamacare replacement with just 51 votes expires at the end of this month, Senator Bernie Sanders said Friday, Bloomberg


FDA Launches A Crackdown On Questionable Stem Cell Clinics–But Will It Follow Through? (0)

After standing on the sidelines while a major public health crisis developed, the FDA finally has launched what could be a major crackdown on clinics hawking questionable and potentially dangerous stem


Trump’s Threats To Obamacare Subsidies Could Hurt Hospital Admissions (0)

The rise in out-of-pocket health costs worries hospital operators now forecasting a downturn in admissions if patients don’t get relief from high deductibles and co-payments via subsidies under the Affordable Care Act,


Virtual Reality Is A Growing Reality In Health Care (0)

Back to reality … sort of. Recently, I attended the Games for Change Festival at the Parsons School of Design at The New School in New York City. The 14th installment of this annual