Saturday, October 21, 2017

Trump administration slashes funds to promote signing up for Obamacare 

Affirming its disdain for “Obamacare,” the Trump administration on Thursday announced sharp cuts in programs promoting healthcare enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for next year.

Source: Trump administration slashes funds to promote signing up for Obamacare – LA Times

 

Hispanic Caucus Demands Meeting With Trump’s HHS Over Latino Outreach Fail 

Espaillat told TPM he sees the abandonment of the Latino partnerships as part of the Trump administration’s overall goal of undermining the Affordable Care Act.

Source: Hispanic Caucus Demands Meeting With Trump’s HHS Over Latino Outreach Fail – Talking Points Memo

 

Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%

Monthly premiums for California health insurance plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will rise by an average of 12.5% next year, and Anthem Blue Cross plans to end coverage in most of the state.

See: Covered California premiums will rise 12.5%, and Anthem Blue Cross cuts coverage – LA Times

 

How the ‘Skinny’ Health Care Repeal Bill Was Defeated, Play by Play

Roll Call’s continuing coverage of the Senate’s efforts to overhaul the 2010 health care bill. Check back Thursday and into Friday for updates.

How the ‘Skinny’ Repeal Bill Was Defeated, Play by Play