Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under the American Health Care Act - the House Republican bill that seeks to replace "Obamacare" - and that number would rise to 24 million by 2026, an analysis by the nonpartisan
You need either a legal degree or a medical degree, or maybe both, to fully understand the intricacies of the American Health Care Act.
It may be nearly 740 pages shorter than the Affordable Care Act, or what became known as "Obamacare," but as President
One thing we know for sure: People are anxious about what the
More than 716,000 Pennsylvanians secured health insurance under "Obamacare's"
Dallas worries that repealing "Obamacare" could mean that the 6.4 percent uninsured rate in
In the next budget year, under the current system,
In a couple of years, 1 in 4 Pennsylvanians will be a senior citizen. There simply won't be enough funding to cover their needs and the needs of people - children and adults - with disabilities.
"We will have to start making awful decisions about whether we're going to serve seniors or people with disabilities," Dallas says. "Do we start waiting lists in every category? Play Solomon and pick one category of people over another?"
George wrote that
Unfortunately, there is nothing fixed about the needs of people with disabilities - they change with time and circumstances and health status. Any replacement for "Obamacare" ought to accommodate this reality.
For understandable reasons, the
But Republican Sen.
"We should take a pause, try to solve as many of the problems on both
This seems like a sensible prescription to us, one we'd urge readers to share with their representatives in
We understand that Trump and other lawmakers promised voters they would repeal and replace "Obamacare." But in their quest to do so, they ought to be mindful of the oath physicians take: "First, do no harm."