Tag Archives: ACA Repeal

ACA Sabotage Part 1: Cost-Sharing Reductions (CSRs)

By Kayla Tarlton The Trump administration’s ongoing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ramped up last Thursday when two different actions were announced on Thursday October 12.  Today’s Trump Sabotage blog addresses one of those actions:   cutting off federal … Continue reading

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Calling All Health Care Activists: Join Us at Oct. 14 Action Summit

By Lynne Ide  A broad-based campaign called Protect Our Care CT came together earlier this year to protect positive gains made by the Affordable Care Act, block the erosion of Medicaid, women’s health and Medicare programs – and stand together … Continue reading

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Graham-Cassidy Failed. Now What?

By Jill Zorn This week marked another failure of Congress to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   This time it was the Graham-Cassidy bill that couldn’t find the votes to be passed in the … Continue reading

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Repeal Fever is Back on Capitol Hill and It’s Deadly Serious

By Jill Zorn The Republican majority is feverishly working to pass the Cassidy-Graham bill and take health care away from 32 million people.  They just might succeed. About the Bill Cassidy-Graham uses block grants, beginning in 2020, to kill the … Continue reading

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Federal health care proposals – learn more ahead of Congress returning from recess

While the health care debate has taken a step back from the national stage, there are still proposals being developed and discussed.  Some proposals coming out at the federal level are bipartisan, while others ride the party line. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Access Health CT & CT Insurance Department in “Wait and See” Mode

By Rosana Garcia Amid much uncertainty, the Access Health CT (AHCT) Board of Directors met yesterday morning. By the end of the meeting, not much was any clearer. Jim Wadleigh, the CEO of AHCT, opened with the statement that was … Continue reading

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What happened in DC last week…and what now?

By Rosana Garcia Last Friday, in the wee hours of the morning The “skinny” repeal bill brought to the Senate floor very early Friday morning failed, when all 48 Democratic Senators, and 3 Republican Senators (Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain) … Continue reading

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