Americans Will See Insurance Rates Rise as Much as 50% in 2018

By: Zack Duvall   Insurers across the nation are drastically raising rates, yet again, for individual health insurance plans sold under the regulations of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, nationwide starting in 2018. With some of these rate increases being over 50% of current policy prices. The news of the next round of rate hikes set to impact millions of Americans, comes … Continue reading Americans Will See Insurance Rates Rise as Much as 50% in 2018

Thoughts on the Week 09/25/2017-09/29/2017: Price Has to Go, Kurdistan Deserves Support, and the Impact of Potential Supreme Court Victories by Conservatives

By: Zack Duvall Price Must Pay ‘The Price” It’s not that Health and Human Secretary, Tom Price, blatantly wasted U.S. taxpayer money on ludicrous travel expenses that warrants his immediate termination from his cabinet position, it’s the fact that he did it during his tenure in an administration that has vowed to drain D.C. of this very swamp like behavior. $400,000 is not a lot … Continue reading Thoughts on the Week 09/25/2017-09/29/2017: Price Has to Go, Kurdistan Deserves Support, and the Impact of Potential Supreme Court Victories by Conservatives

Collins Announces Opposition to Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill, Possibly Dealing Death Blow to the GOP Proposal

By: Zack Duvall   Susan Collins, one of the Republicans on the fence about the newly proposal GOP healthcare law, has announced that she will vote to oppose the bill if it goes to vote in the Senate this week. The news was met with overwhelming praise from Democrats in D.C. and those on liberal left who have said that the bill would cancel coverage … Continue reading Collins Announces Opposition to Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill, Possibly Dealing Death Blow to the GOP Proposal

‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

By: Zack Duvall   The latest measure by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the failing Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is set to be introduced for a formal vote by lawmakers sometime this week. However, news of the potential vote comes ahead of mounting criticism from even some Republicans who are unsure about the bill’s ability to provide coverage for the millions of Americans … Continue reading ‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

By: Zack Duvall   National health insurance company Anthem Inc., an affiliate of the Blue Cross insurance network, has officially announced that it will no longer offer any Obamacare plans in the state of Nevada, and will discontinue coverage for roughly half of all counties in the state of Georgia. The announcement by the insurer comes just weeks after a failed GOP attempt to draft new … Continue reading Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

By: Zack Duvall   With the Senate set to vote on opening the floor for debate on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, John McCain’s (R-AZ) office announced on Monday that the Senator would be present for the vote. McCain had been recovering in his home state of Arizona after doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive form of … Continue reading McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble

By: Zack Duvall   Confidence in GOP circles on Capitol Hill about the prospect of passing a Republican drafted healthcare bill, criticized by members of both parties, is at an all time low. The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has stalled in not only the Senate, but the House as well. Major Republican caucuses, such has the Freedom Caucus, as well as nationally renowned … Continue reading Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble