WATCH: Town Hall Scumbags Heckle GOP Congressman For Discussing His Dead Daughter

My friend Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) did what an elected representative is supposed to do on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans… Hosted a town hall, in a town inside his district that didn’t vote for the two-term congressman, and allowed constituents to hold him accountable for his central role in the latest health care reform effort. […]

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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 […]

Lawmakers Grill State Officials on Plans to Dip into Horizon Reserves

New Jersey lawmakers tried in vain to pry from state officials more details on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to make Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield pay for certain public healthcare needs, a plan that has sparked nearly unanimous opposition from legislators, business leaders, and public advocates of all kinds. Members of the Assembly budget committee […]

Christie could slam Horizon credit rating with plan to grab cash, S&P says

TRENTON — Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s “stable” credit outlook could be undermined by Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to force the insurance carrier to share its capital reserves, according to a new ratings agency report. Standard & Poor’s sees many reasons why Horizon should maintain its “A” rating and stable outlook. The […]

Obama Appointees Still Running the Show at Trump’s VA

Obama-era appointees remain in top posts at the Department of Veterans Affairs three months into Donald Trump’s presidency. This includes disgraced former undersecretary for benefits Allison Hickey, who is now helping choose her successor, The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group has learned. Then-candidate Trump called the VA the “most corrupt” and “most incompetently run” […]

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 […]

Beck Warns Legislature Against Christie’s Reckless Plan to Raid Horizon’s Surplus

Governor Chris Christie‘s plan to raid Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s surplus (to the tune of $300 million!) to fund low income residents’ health insurance (part of his opioid crusade) is meeting stiff resistance under the dome, Save Jerseyans. A familiar Christie critic from the GOP side of the aisle spoke out in […]

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The $289 Billion Silent Killer That Is Totally Preventable

Non-adherence to prescription drugs poses a greater and more costly threat to our health than any of the most common diseases currently plaguing millions of Americans. The phenomenon currently takes around 125,000 lives and costs the medical community somewhere between $100-300 billion a year. The problem is rather pervasive, with over 50 percent of patients […]

TV Station Spikes False Ad Airing Against MacArthur

Congressman Tom MacArthur (R, NJ-03) won a victory on Thursday, just 24 hours after holding a press conference to push back against outside groups running ads and besieging town hall meetings in his district. We already told you about the ads, one of which accused him of helping to craft health care legislation (the AHCA) […]

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After Competing With, Private Exchanges See Opening With Trump Administration

As Congress continues to debate the future of Obamacare, efforts to repeal the health care law and make changes to the health insurance landscape are opening the door for private health insurance exchanges that serve as private-sector alternatives to Over the last three years, web brokers like eHealthInsurance, GetInsured, and HealthSherpa have effectively competed […]

Health care must be labeled for what it is

The political fiasco that unfolded last week as President Trump and the Republican House leadership failed to pass legislation repealing the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, is attributable as much to the failure of politics as it is to the failure of politicians to understand the constitutional role of the federal government. Republicans could […]

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 […]

Op-Ed: It’s time for members of Congress to take action, not brag about inaction

It is a challenging time for our country. We are divided politically and a great many Americans have genuine concerns about the future. I get that and respect it. Representing a congressional district that twice voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012, and then voted for President Trump in 2016, means that I have […]

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