health care reform

As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, NewsOne takes a look at some of his most impressive wins.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is on track in many states, the White House asserted Wednesday. But officials said the administration is preparing a federal backstop anyway for states in which opposition to the new law has blocked planning. SEE ALSO: Man Marries Dead Girlfriend In Joint Ceremony The law calls for […]

An article published in The Daily Beast explains why the Republicans will have a hard time repealing President Obama’s historical Health Care Bill, citing GOP candidates are more focused on the economy. The Daily Beast Reports: Republican presidential candidates are still vowing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, of course, but they are mainly going […]

Roland Martin talks with Congressman John Conyers about the GOP’s’ attempt to repeal health care reform and what can supporters of the health care reform do to stop them.

VIA CNN: Washington (CNN) — President Obama signed sweeping health care reform legislation into law Tuesday, hailing the moment as the latest example of America facing up to major challenges for the benefit of all its people. The bill constitutes the biggest expansion of federal health care guarantees in more than four decades, and its […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: House Democrats scored a historic victory in the century-long battle to reform the nation’s health-care system late Sunday night, winning final approval of legislation that expands coverage to 32 million people and attempts to contain spiraling costs. The House voted 219 to 212 to approve the measure, with every Republican voting […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Amid a sea of brightly colored T-shirts and wave after wave of protest signs, Regina Holliday’s homemade banner still stuck out as she marched Tuesday in support of health-care reform. Clad in a painter’s smock, Holliday, whose uninsured husband died of cancer in the summer of 2009, waved an image of […]

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama, eager to sign a health care overhaul bill into law, on Saturday highlighted some of the changes that would come in the first year and permanently ban “the worst practices of the insurance industry.” Obama acknowledged it would take several years — until 2014 in some instances — for some […]

VIA CNN: WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Senate Finance Committee passed a long-awaited $829 billion health care bill Tuesday by a 14-9 vote. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, was the lone committee member to cross party lines, breaking with other Republicans to vote for the measure. All the committee’s Democrats supported the bill. The plan is projected […]