Obamacare

Yes, North Dakota politicians are threatening insurance protections for pre-existing condition. Some have made repeated attempts to accomplish this but have failed due to public outrage. Now facing that outrage again during an election and as a Republican lawsuit threatens ...

Last night President Trump officially nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during a prime-time ceremony. The onslaught of political dollars will begin to flood into states like North Dakota to try and influence not only the opinion of our ...

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 ...

Late last week, the Trump Administration through the Department of Justice said they would not defend key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The move may jeopardize protections for pre-existing conditions. Their decision came in a lawsuit brought by Republican-led ...

Yesterday was an eventful day for observers of the U.S. Senate race in North Dakota. It also turned out to be a day Kevin Cramer likely hopes people will forget. Let’s unpack the latest. The morning started with a Politico ...

There is a lot to be said about the rushed, poorly written tax bill rammed through Congress. In their mad-dash, the majority overlooked key provisions that help small businesses and individuals, kept members of the minority party out of the process ...

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 ...

In a Friday afternoon “news dump” Tom Price resigned from leading The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The resignation came after mounting public outrage at Price’s wasting of tax dollars on private jets. The next day, the Children’s ...

The Senate attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare isn’t over. Disregard the Republican failings on “health care”  over the first six months of the Trump administration. Disregard the sudden defeat of the unpopular Senate 2.0 version on Monday which included ...