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Congress quickly moved a budget measure through both chambers that begins the process of dismantling the health law, but that was just the first step. Meanwhile, incoming Vice President Mike Pence says he’s confident lawmakers can move quickly on repeal and replace.
Thousands of Americans rally in cities across the country, demanding the government keep the health law.
With the future of Obamacare on the line, workers might want to consider what benefits they have gained through the landmark law.
Ending federal support of the group that helps supply women’s reproductive health care could complicate health law overhaul efforts.
Two Pennsylvania voters who buy health insurance on healthcare.gov are frustrated with how expensive the plans have become. They voted for Trump in hopes he can bring down health insurance costs.
Opinion writers offer their thoughts on the action surrounding the health law repeal and replace debate.
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.
Meanwhile, the move would raise taxes on about 7 million low-and-moderate income families. In other news, as the health care landscape is turned on its head, Nashville is at a crossroads on where to go next; states move to protect free contraception; religious leaders speak out against repeal; Washington state may offer a blueprint for congressional Republicans to follow; and more.
As Republicans navigate their way through crafting a replacement plan for the health law, they are going to run into the same question that plagued the Democrats: how to pay for the sickest Americans. Meanwhile, media outlets cover the other issues Republicans face as they tackle the latter part of repeal and replace.
At least five GOP governors have warned congressional Republicans of the disastrous consequences that could befall states that took expansion money if the law is dismantled.
The vote, expected on Friday, follows the Senate’s quick action on the budget blueprint that will allow Republicans to dismantle large parts of the Affordable Care Act.
More than half a million people in North Carolina buy health insurance on healthcare.gov. Many are confused what will happen to their coverage as Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they still are signing up for 2017 plans.
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
Utah officials say they assume action on their request could be far away because they don’t yet know how Trump administration officials will want to revamp Medicaid. News outlets report on other Medicaid developments in Wisconsin, North Dakota, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa and Connecticut.
The ads are light on details, but they promise that Republicans will offer more affordable health care by “eliminating senseless regulations.” In other health law news, musicians rally to defend the legislation; the Chamber of Commerce talks about what it would like to see with repeal and replace; dismantling the law will affect those dealing with an addiction or mental illness, a report finds; New York passes a measure to ensure women still have access to free birth control; and more.
But President-elect Donald Trump offered no details about what it would look like. Meanwhile, the tight timeline is rattling some Republicans in Congress.
In an unusual move, Senate Democrats spoke out against repeal while casting their votes. But the budget resolution, laying the groundwork for gutting the health law, passed mostly along party lines. The House is expected to vote on the measure on Friday.
It’s unclear what will become of some of the rules and regulations advanced by the 2010 health law as Republicans in Congress work to dismantle the sweeping measure.
President Barack Obama recounted his health care accomplishments in his farewell address to the nation Tuesday night.