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Trump administration files formal request to strike down all of Obamacare

Such a decision could end health insurance for some 21 million Americans and affect many millions more who benefit from the law’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.

Explained: What happens if Obamacare is struck down?

The stakes ramped up again this week, when President Donald Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its position and agreed with the judge that the entire law, not just three pieces of it, should be scrapped.

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Democrats pivot hard to health care after Trump moves to strike down Obamacare

If the appeals court accepts the Trump administration’s new arguments, millions of people could lose health insurance, including those who gained coverage through the expansion of Medicaid and those who have private coverage subsidized by the federal government.

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.

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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.

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