Michele and Igor speak with Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about the latest efforts in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Congress’s latest attempt to repeal the ACA could raise women’s premiums and restrict access to vital services.
About 30 million more people would be uninsured in 2027 than under the ACA.
Congress is trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act yet again even as the Children’s Health Insurance Program hangs in the balance.
Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal Bill Would Cause Huge Premium Increases for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Under Graham-Cassidy, states could allow insurers to discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions once again.
In advance of next week’s release of annual census data on income, poverty, and health insurance, CAP analysis shows that if only three of President Trump’s budget cuts had taken effect in 2015, 2.3 million more Americans would have been poor.
Trump’s sabotage of the individual insurance market will cause premiums to increase an extra 20 percent to 29 percent in 2018.
Efforts to repeal the ACA would have made women of color more vulnerable as they sought to protect their health and provide for their families.
A slimmed-down version of ACA repeal would raise premiums and open the door to more damaging changes.
Consumers would have higher premiums and less choice next year under a so-called skinny repeal bill.
As many as 8.7 million black, Hispanic, and other people of color could lose Medicaid coverage under the Senate health care bill.
Participants in Medicaid—which covers more than 1 in 5 Americans—come from all states, age groups, genders, races, and ethnicities.
Individual market consumers would pay twice as much for coverage by 2026.
HSAs are a tax break skewed to wealthy families—one that the new Senate bill would make larger.
This week on the podcast, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses ACA repeal and single-payer health care.