Aetna announces plans to significantly scale back its participation in Obamacare. Healthcare experts predict a new round of political fighting over how to fix Obamacare.
VIA: NewsOne.Com By a vote of 219 to 212, the House passed the bill after a day of tumultuous debate that echoed the epic struggle of the last year. The action sent the bill to President Obama, whose crusade for such legislation has been a hallmark of his presidency. Democrats hailed the vote as historic, […]
VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After a landmark win in the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama’s push for healthcare reform faces a difficult path in the Senate amid divisions in his own Democratic Party on how to proceed. On a 220-215 vote, including the support of one Republican and opposition from 39 Democrats, the […]
VIA CNN.COM: In an effort to cast health care reform as helpful to more Americans, President Obama on Saturday pounded home a new statistic: Nearly 50% of people under 65 have gone without coverage for at least one month over a decade. “It can happen to anyone,” Obama said […]
VIA: LA TIMES President Obama has barnstormed the country to sell his healthcare overhaul directly to sometimes-skeptical Americans. On Wednesday, he brought his message to a friendlier audience — faith leaders who see reform as an ethical and religious imperative. Obama is scheduled to address more than 1,000 religious figures in two conference calls, allowing […]
(Washington, DC) — President Obama continued making his case for an aggressive and historic overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system yesterday. In a primetime news conference at the White House, the President linked the effort to economic recovery. He said healthcare reform is essential if the government wants to bring the U.S. economy back from […]
Right-to-life advocates have a close eye on President Obama’s healthcare reform legislation. Find out why.
VIA NEWSONE.COM: WASHINGTON – Praising and prodding Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said a vast reform of the nation’s health insurance system is required to head off instability to families, industry and the government itself. “Deferring reform is nothing more than defending the status quo — and those who would oppose our efforts should […]