Trump administration cuts funds for Obamacare outreach and advise for customers

After holding payments to insurers on Monday, the Trump administration decided to move forward its efforts to undermine and halt the Affordable Care Act. They have done so by extensively cutting funds for companies that focus on helping people to search for effective coverage. They will now have about one-fourth of the budget they gotRead More

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Trump Administration Halts Payments to Health Insurers in Attempt to End Obamacare

Moving forward with their near-constant attempts to end Obamacare, the Trump Administration has withheld several payments to the many of the system’s health insurers just as they preparing their premiums for the next health care season. The administration froze the funds through a system called risk adjustment payment, which distributes some revenue of the healthRead More

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Reuters/IPSOS Poll States Immigration Is Most Important Issue For American Voters

Reuters and IPSOS recently released a joint poll chronicling American voters’ interests and concerns regarding the way in which national issues are being handled by the Trump administration. According to the poll’s results, immigration has become the most important issue for American voters, followed by the economy and Trump’s trade wars. These will be theRead More

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Injured Woman Asks Bystanders Not to Call Ambulance Because She Can’t Afford It

On Friday, June 29th, a heartbreaking story was released regarding a woman whose leg was dangerously injured after she slipped between a train and its platform. Her limb was twisted and bleeding heavily. However, after she saw that people nearby were grabbing their cell phones to call for an ambulance, the woman pleaded with forRead More

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Kentucky restricts Medicaid services of dental and vision care

The administration of Kentucky Republican Governor Matt Bevin has recently limited the benefits of five hundred thousand of his state’s Medicaid recipients. The new limitations. The procedure was approved by the Trump administration during January, and have started to apply massive changes in the citizens’ health care, such as a suspension of dental and visionRead More

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Senate Votes Against Trump-Supported Government Spending Cuts of $15.4 billion

On Wednesday, the Senate voted to block the Trump-supported $15.4 billion cut in government spending. The cut was passed by the House of Representatives in early June, and if it had been voted in by the Senate, would have included funds that were already confirmed and approved. The Senate’s decision ignores Trump’s arguments, which statedRead More

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Trump Administration Lowers Cost of Health Care For Small Businesses

The Trump administration has been very active recently regarding what it considers to be health care reform. The administration has declared its support for making Obamacare’s pre-existing condition laws unconstitutional and promoting private health care for veterans. The latest step in this process came on Tuesday, when they signed laws that are intended to giveRead More

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New Legislation Passed to Combat Opioid Epidemic

With the help of a multiple senators, congressmen, and doctors from New Jersey, the Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) program became part of national legislation this past Tuesday. The program, created in Paterson New Jersey at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, was created to combat opioid addiction in the local communities. Since the program was implemented,Read More

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Trump Supports Another Attempt at Rolling Back Obamacare

On Thursday, President Donald Trump supported a case calling Obamacare’s protections for pre-existing conditions unconstitutional. A group of conservative states filed a case calling for certain Obamacare provisions to be deemed unconstitutional and, in turn, removed. With Obamacare, health insurance companies cannot deny coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions, and they cannot charge sick peopleRead More

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Trump Signs Law to Give Veterans More Healthcare Options

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed legislation that would reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, giving veterans more access to private healthcare options. The legislation passed last month with substantial bipartisan support: the measure passed in the Senate with a 92-5 margin, something quite rare for any legislation, and certainly a victory for President Trump. TheRead More

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