Tag Archives: Obamacare

‘Really flimsy’: GOP senator condemns Trump administration lawsuit to overturn Obamacare

Sen. Lamar Alexander called the Department of Justice’s lawsuit that could end Obamacare “flimsy” and said he does not support President Trump’s decision to keep it afloat. The Justice Department has continued to pursue a lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act based on the 2017 GOP tax overhaul’s repeal of the individual mandate,… Read More »

Obamacare May Have Boosted Use of Mammograms

FRIDAY, May 1, 2020 — Medicaid expansion under Obamacare has increased access to mammograms for impoverished older women, a new study suggests. In those states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), women who didn’t have access to this breast cancer screening tool have it now, the study authors said. “The ACA created… Read More »

Trump chips away at Obamacare

President Trump struck a blow against his predecessor’s healthcare law by signing government funding legislation Friday that repealed major Obamacare taxes. Trump signed the bill only two days after a major court decision on Obamacare that left the law in limbo until after the 2020 election. Democrats voted overwhelmingly in favor of the spending deal… Read More »

US appeals court ruling on Obamacare gives health-care industry brief reprieve

Getty Images The S&P Health Care Sector index hit a new 52-week high on Thursday after a U.S. appeals court punted on deciding whether the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, pushing the decision out to another year or so. In a 2-to-1 decision, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said late Wednesday that it… Read More »

Appeals court to weigh Obamacare as case looms over 2020 healthcare debate – Washington Examiner

Obamacare faces a three-judge panel Tuesday in New Orleans that will weigh whether the healthcare law is unconstitutional and should be struck down. The timing of the case means that a decision from the court, and a potential appeal to the Supreme Court after that, could bring Obamacare’s future to the center of political debate… Read More »