Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

The Washington Post By Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin October 13 at 5:51 AM President Trump is throwing a bomb into the insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act, choosing to end critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The decision coincides with an executive order on Thursday… Read More

Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

THE WASHINGTON POST By Erica Werner and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar?|?AP March 23 at 3:46 PM WASHINGTON — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test. The decision came… Read More

Sanders secures health-care promises from Clinton before expected endorsement

THE WASHINGTON POST By John Wagner and David Weigel July 9, 2016 Hillary Clinton, in moves aimed at securing an endorsement from Bernie Sanders, on Saturday highlighted her support for a “public option” in health insurance and proposed additional funding for community-based centers championed by her rival for the Democratic nomination. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic… Read More

26% of employers could face the ‘Cadillac tax' on health insurance

THE WASHINGTON POST By Carolyn Johnson August 25, 2015 The next fight over the Affordable Care Act may center on one of its most powerful provisions to contain health care costs — the “Cadillac tax” on the most generous health insurance plans. A new analysis released this week by the Kaiser Family Foundation estimated that just… Read More