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Obamacare Repeal Collapses as Senate GOP Blocks Health Bill

John McCain, with a thumbs down gesture on the Senate floor that drew audible gasps, doomed the GOP’s 7 year push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  McCain grew frustrated over the secretive process that GOP leaders deployed to draft repeal...

House GOP wary of ‘skinny’ repeal’

Republicans in the House may soon be presented with a a stripped down, or ‘skinny’ version of their replacement option of the Affordable Care Act. But there seems to be growing concerns about the coverage offered and the impacts it will have, as well as...

McConnell Abandons Health-Care Bill

With 2 more defections from Republican Senators last night, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulled the ACA Repeal and Replace vote motion from the floor.  This is a huge set back for the party that ran on repealing Obamacare for over 8 years.  But it shows the...

How hospitals got richer off Obamacare

It is a disconcerting paradox that many of the best U.S. hospitals are in urban centers where quality of life is almost the lowest.  Just five minutes off the Johns Hopkins campus in Baltimore is the Madison-East End neighborhood, where the life expectancy is less...