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OPINION: Senate Vote Next Logical Step in Obamacare Repeal

Obamacare has been, to put it mildly, burdensome for small businesses in New Jersey. Soon, the Senate will have a chance to do something about it. Year after year, when the National Federation of Independent Business surveys its members, they say their number one priority is healthcare, but the Affordable Care Act, better known as […]

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Obamacare’s Collapse Shows Why Americans Wanted Trump

Some 35,000 people purchasing insurance on the Obamacare exchanges in 45 counties across the U.S. could have no insurance providers to choose from in 2018. If the scenario plays out, it would be the first time that consumers are left without an insurance provider on the Obamacare exchanges since they first opened in 2014. Some […]




Premiums Doubled Once Obamacare Took Full Effect, Report Says

Obamacare introduced new regulations into the health care marketplace that contributed to premiums doubling after the legislation took full effect in 2014, according to a report the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released Tuesday evening. HHS compared premiums in the exchange marketplaces in 2013, one year before Obamacare regulations took full effect, to […]


Obamacare’s ‘Potentially Unconstitutional’ Feature Set For Reckoning

The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is scheduled to hear from President Donald Trump’s administration and House leadership May 22 in the ongoing battle over funding the Obamacare cost-sharing reductions (CSRs). Background Under the leadership of former Speaker John Boehner, the House filed suit against the Obama administration in 2014, […]


Aetna Ditches Obamacare Entirely

Aetna announced Wednesday that it will stop offering Obamacare exchange plans in 2018, making it the latest major health insurance provider to completely opt out of former President Barack Obama’s landmark health care legislation. The company cites massive losses among exchange participants and projects the problems to increase over the short term. Aetna will also […]



N.J.’s Frelinghuysen changes stance and votes to repeal Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who bucked the House Republican leadership in March and opposed legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, changed his position and voted for the latest version of the GOP alternative. Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.) who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, did not announce his position in advance of the vote, […]



TOWN HALL: MacArthur Will Rep His Obamacare Replacement Amendment in Democratic Willingboro

As a town that’s 62% Democrat and 73% black, Save Jerseyans, the Burlington County suburb of Willingboro isn’t exactly a natural place to hold a Republican congressman’s town hall meeting. Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) is going anyway. On May 10th, the second term South Jersey Congressman who’s found national prominence through Washington’s health care debate and, currently, is pressing […]

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House Freedom Caucus Announces Support Of House GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill

The House Freedom Caucus announced its official support for the leadership-backed Obamacare repeal bill Wednesday, having been swayed by an amendment that makes substantial changes to the initial legislation. “NEWS: Freedom Caucus announces official position of support for AHCA with MacArthur amendment included,” HFC spokeswoman Alyssa Farah confirmed in a tweet. The decision comes after […]




States Scramble To Expand Obamacare After GOP Flop

States are toying with the idea of expanding Medicaid programs under Obamacare, after President Donald Trump and Republican leadership failed to pass health care reform last Friday. Former President Barack Obama’s health care legislation was essentially a giant expansion of Medicaid – the federal-state health care program for poor and disabled Americans. Obamacare provided low-income […]


FLASHBACK Obamacare Architect: ACA Designed To Implode, Destroy Insurance Companies

Chief architect of Obamacare and current advisor to President Donald Trump on health care reform Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is on record admitting that the true purpose of the Affordable Care Act is to destroy private insurance companies and make single-payer unavoidable. Trump is scheduled to meet Monday with oncologist, bioethicist and Obamacare architect Ezekiel Emanuel […]