Obamacare News

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

US District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth agreed with a coalition of 20 states that a change in tax law last year eliminating a penalty for not having health insurance invalidated the entire Obamacare law.

2017 failure to repeal Obamacare 'disappointment', will try again: Republican leader Mitch McConnell

President Donald Trump favors ending Obamacare, which Republicans criticized as a costly and unneeded intrusion on Americans' healthcare.


Trump administration to resume ‘Obamacare’ insurer payments

About $10 billion is at stake through a premium stabilization program. Insurers with healthier-than-average customers pay into the program, and the money goes to insurers with sicker patients. No taxpayer subsidies are involved.

Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

The program takes payments from insurers with healthier customers and redistributes the money to companies with sicker enrollees. No taxpayer subsidies are involved.

Modi-care is better than Obamacare: Union minister Rajnath Singh

"We (people) have begun to say that Modi-care has gone far ahead of Obamacare," Singh said at a press conference in Bhopal

Obamacare enrollment down only slightly after late surge in demand

But the number was higher than expected in light of steps taken by President Donald Trump and Congress to undermine the 2010 law.


US Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of key Obamacare mandate 

The finance panel, which had been in session for two days, abruptly adjourned on Tuesday as Democrats slammed the Republicans' handling of their tax proposals, for which formal legislative language has still not been unveiled.

US senators reach bipartisan deal on Affordable Care Act

Repealing the Affordable Care Act - commonly known as Obamacare - was one of Donald Trump's most strident campaign promises.

US senators reach bipartisan deal on Obamacare, Donald Trump indicates support

President Donald Trump said earlier he wanted lawmakers, once they completed a major tax reform effort, to again take up broader legislation that failed in the Senate last month that would divvy up federal healthcare money as block grants to states.

US President Donald Trump takes tax pitch to conservative think tank

Donald Trump said at the dinner he was pleased Democrats had "finally responded to my call for them to take responsibility for their Obamacare disaster'' and were working with Republicans "to provide much-needed relief to the American people.''