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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Democrats Create Legislation to Abolish ICE

New legislation has been proposed by Democrats to abolish Immigrations and Custom enforcement. Abolishing ICE has been a strong message from activists and protestors for months. Recently prominent political figures such as Alexa Ocasio-Cortez, Mark Pocan, and Kirsten Gillibrand have also been on board to end the corrupted agency. The new bill has been createdRead More

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Immigration Officials Resort to DNA Testing to Reunite Families

Due to a recent court order, the Department of Health and Human Services is using DNA tests to speed up the process of reuniting immigrant families that have crossed the border. Trump and Pence’s Zero Tolerance immigration policy has led to 2,300 children being separated from their families. With mounting political pressure, and an apparentRead 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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Scott Pruitt’s Reason for Resignation: Ethical Investigation and Major Scandals

Scott Pruit is now under investigation for a number of ethical concerns and conflicts of interest. From spending about 4 million dollars of taxpayer money on personal purchases, being lobbied by a number of companies, to even using federal aides for his wife’s businesses inquiries, Pruitt is facing a great number of controversies.  Because ofRead 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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