Could CBO’s Terrible Score For AHCA Be Terribly Good For Democrats Come 2018? #ProtectOurCare #UniteBlue

Americans received a second chilling diagnosis about how bad healthcare will be for tens of millions or more if the plan Republicans have in store for them, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), passes Congress and is signed into law by President Donald Trump. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Wednesday scored the final version of the…

via Could CBO’s Terrible Score For AHCA Be Terribly Good For Democrats Come 2018? — Plunderbund

Crossroads in U. S. Health Care: Which of Three Financing Alternatives? #ProtectOurCare #MedicareForAll

In this time of bitter partisan debate over the future of U. S. health care, the Republican Party is deeply split within its ranks while the Trump administration gives mixed signals as to its goals. On the one hand, President Trump says that the ACA, or Obamacare, is already a dead duck while his selected…

via Crossroads in U. S. Health Care: Which of Three Financing Alternatives? — PNHP’s Official Blog

Robert Borosage on paving the way to Medicare for All

Will the Republican Health-Care Debacle Pave the Way for ‘Medicare far All’? By Robert L. BorosageThe Nation, May 25, 2017 This week, the Congressional Budget Office confirmed what was already apparent: The revised House Republican health-care bill will still deprive millions of Americans — 23 million in the CBO estimate — of health insurance. Senate…

via Robert Borosage on paving the way to Medicare for All — PNHP’s Official Blog

CBO Confirms: GOP Healthcare Bill is a Huge Setback for Older Americans #ProtectOurCare #Resist

Twenty-three million people will lose health insurance in the next decade under the GOP’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) according to the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report. The CBO analysis concludes that the House Republican plan benefits the young and healthy at the expense of older and sicker Americans. The report indicates that “near seniors” (aged…

via CBO Confirms: GOP Healthcare Bill is a Huge Setback for Older Americans — Entitled to Know

Statement from the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Executive Director Judith Stein: Health Care is Under Assault – CBO Score for AHCA, Trump Budget and ACA Sabotage #ProtectOurCare

May 25, 2017 – WASHINGTON, DC. – Health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare and Medicaid is under assault. The Congressional Budget Office finally released its estimate regarding the devastating impact of the AHCA bill that passed the House earlier this month. Now a select group of Senators is considering its own…

via Statement from the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Executive Director Judith Stein: Health Care is Under Assault – CBO Score for AHCA, Trump Budget and ACA Sabotage — CMA

CBO Confirms: GOP Healthcare Bill is a Huge Setback for Older Americans #ProtectOurCare

Twenty-three million people will lose health insurance in the next decade under the GOP’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) according to the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report. The CBO analysis concludes that the House Republican plan benefits the young and healthy at the expense of older and sicker Americans. The report indicates that “near seniors” (aged…

via CBO Confirms: GOP Healthcare Bill is a Huge Setback for Older Americans — Entitled to Know

President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Essential Programs #ProtectOurCare

This week, President Trump released his proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which includes drastic cuts to essential services for people with Medicare, their families, and caregivers. The President’s proposal slashes Medicaid by $610 billion, on top of the more than $800 billion in cuts included in the American Health Care Act, putting access to needed…

via President Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Essential Programs — Medicare Rights Blog