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Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The ruling came the day before the enrollment deadline and after years of chipping away at the law from the Trump administration. What ultimately set this ...

Yesterday NDGOP candidates and officials attempted to “set the record straight” on their actions regarding health care. The attempt took place at a press conference in Bismarck. Reading the reports from journalists in attendance, there were quite a few misleading ...

In an unusual Saturday announcement, the Trump Administration took another swipe at the Affordable Care Act that is expected to increase premiums on middle-class consumers. The move would freeze protection payments to insurers with “sicker patients” from financial loss. Those ...

Open enrollment for health insurance begins today and runs through December 15th. Following years of empty campaign promises and symbolic repeal votes, Obamacare is still the law of the land. That means the individual mandate to purchase health insurance remains. ...

Late last night President Trump, in his continued attempt to undermine insurance markets, decided to end the cost-sharing reductions (CSR) to insurance companies. The subsidies are to help low-income consumers with out-of-pocket costs. The late-night decision to destabilize markets comes down ...

The last minute, strictly partisan push by Senate Republicans has seemingly ruined bipartisan efforts to stabilize health care. Senate Republicans are hoping to get to 51 votes by September 30th so they can repeal and replace parts of Obamacare and ...

This morning I wrote about Senator John Hoeven flipping on his previous position and voting in favor of the very unpopular Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). That version of “health care reform” was the first of many to be voted ...

Hours after voting for the motion to proceed on the health care debate, Senator John Hoeven flipped on his constituents and previous public comments and voted for the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The very unpopular BCRA has been roundly ...

I hope you’re sitting down for what I’m about to tell you. The heightened partisanship behind health care reform didn’t stop when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulled the very unpopular Republican Senate bill earlier this week. I’m sure you’re ...

The Republican health care plans brought forward by both the House and now the Senate are actual attempts to dismantle the Medicaid program. Both plans cut Medicaid spending by hundreds of billions of dollars over the first ten years. It ...