CBO Blames Trump: Sees 20% Surge In 2018 Obamacare Premiums If Subsidies Removed

At the request of Nancy Pelosi, the Congressional Budget Office has just released a study intended to better understand the potential economic impacts that would result from the cancellation of taxpayer funded Obamacare subsidies (a.k.a. “cost-sharing reductions” or “CSRs”).

Source: CBO Blames Trump: Sees 20% Surge In 2018 Obamacare Premiums If Subsidies Removed

Two Charts Prove Obamacare Is Not “Stabilizing” In 2018

As the Obamacare repeal and replace effort raged on in Congress over the past six months, several Democrats and even some of the original Obamacare architects stepped forward to argue that the crippling premium increases from 2014 through 2017 were just a 1x market adjustment and that everything would miraculously ‘stabilize’ in 2018.

Source: Two Charts Prove Obamacare Is Not “Stabilizing” In 2018

United Healthcare denies gay man medication due to ‘high risk homosexual behavior’ / LGBTQ Nation

Mark S. King · Thursday, August 3, 2017 Jeff Chiu, AP Discrimination against LGBT people is often once-removed, shielded under double-speak and fraudulent intentions. So, it’s refreshing, really, when a company comes right out and says in black and white that gay men aren’t worthy of the same protections as everyone else.

Source: United Healthcare denies gay man medication due to ‘high risk homosexual behavior’ / LGBTQ Nation

Ending ‘bailouts’ for insurers could cost millions their health coverage

For President Trump, they are bailouts for insurers. For millions of Americans, they are a lifeline to affordable health care coverage. Obamacare’s cost-sharing subsidies are once again at the center of the battle for Obamacare’s future.

Source: Ending ‘bailouts’ for insurers could cost millions their health coverage

Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments And “Insurance Bailouts” Unless Repeal Passes

With the Senate having failed to repeal Obamacare, after a critical “Nay” vote by John McCain crushed Trump’s biggest campaign promise shortly after midnight on Thursday, Trump is plans to kill Obamacare slowly, and this time he has vowed to take insurance companies and members of Congress down with it.

Source: Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments And “Insurance Bailouts” Unless Repeal Passes

‘Obamacare Won’t Pay For My Back Surgery, But It Will Pay For Opioids’

Most days, Joe Cato is confined to sitting in a chair or lying in bed, heavily medicated or asleep, debilitated by back pain that’s left the 41-year-old husband and father of four unable to work, attend seminary, or run his construction business.

Source: ‘Obamacare Won’t Pay For My Back Surgery, But It Will Pay For Opioids’