ACA/Health Reform Posts

Uninsured Rate In U.S. Falls To A Record Low Of 8.8%

September 19, 2017

Three years after the Affordable Care Act’s coverage expansion took effect, the number of Americans without health insurance fell to 28.1 million in 2016, down from 29 million in 2015, according to a federal report released Tuesday. Read More

Five Bipartisan Steps Toward Stabilizing Our Health-Care System

September 12, 2017

Bill Frist is senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and former Republican Senate majority leader from Tennessee. Andy Slavitt is former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the Obama administration and senior adviser at the Bipartisan Policy Center. They co-chair the center’s Future of Health Care Initiative. Read More

Two GOP Senators Give Obamacare Repeal One More Try

September 12, 2017

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 has twice failed to pass the senate, according to a section-by-section analysis obtained by NBC News. Read More

Doak to Senate Panel: Audit the ACA Navigators

September 12, 2017

John Doak, the Oklahoma insurance commissioner, today gave members of a Senate panel advice that would please many health insurance agents and brokers: He called for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to investigate the Affordable Care Act Navigator program. Read More