Obamacare (page 4)

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    JLF’s Kokai to Winston-Salem Journal: Market Forces Key To Lowering Health Care Costs

    Richard Craver of the Winston-Salem Journal reports on the revised Obamacare rate hike request from Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C.: Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. plans to lower its premium rate hike request for 2018 individual Affordable Care Act insurance plans from 22.9 percent to 14.1 percent, the insurer…
    Donna Martinez, August 2, 2017
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    Senate dampening hopes for Obamacare deal

    Robert King reports for the Washington Examiner that prospects remain slim for any legislation to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate and White House are trying to pick up the pieces after a humiliating defeat last week of a bill aimed at kickstarting talks with…
    Mitch Kokai, August 2, 2017
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    Want Access to Medical Care at a Lower Price? Yes, It’s Possible

    JLF’s Katherine Restrepo joined “Capital Tonight” for a discussion of what comes next in the effort to reform and improve our health care system. Find out why she likes the idea of “direct primary care.” Would DPC work for you?  …
    Donna Martinez, August 1, 2017
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    Other Republicans not as interested as Trump in letting Obamacare implode

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner reports on Capitol Hill reaction to President Trump’s pronouncements about the Affordable Care Act’s pending failure. Republicans in Congress are rejecting President Trump’s call to let Obamacare “implode” after the Senate failed to advance legislation to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    John Hood: North Carolinians Got Fake News

    From John Hood’s Daily Journal about the the Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare: You probably read the headlines or saw the news stories on or around June 27. According to a report by the liberal Center for American Progress, 1.3 million North Carolinians would “lose coverage”…
    Donna Martinez, July 3, 2017
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    JLF’s Katherine Restrepo Responds To Blue Cross Health Insurance Rate Increase

    If you buy your health insurance through Obamacare with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, get ready to shell out even more for your coverage. On Thursday, the health insurer announced it has requested a 2018 rate hike for Obamacare policies that will average 22.9 percent. JLF’s health care…
    Donna Martinez, May 26, 2017