Category: Affordable Care Act

If America understood how Trumpcare devastates Medicaid, there would be riots in nursing home TV rooms

If America understood how Trumpcare devastates Medicaid, there would be riots in nursing home TV rooms

We need a Fox News of the left. But all we have is you. Medicaid is the biggest health insurance provider in America, covering more than 70 million with per capita spending growth that is lower than private insurers and even Medicare. But if you think Obamacare is hard to explain, you probably have never attempted to describe Medicaid. Our […]

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Why Are the Media Ignoring Stories about the Millions Impacted by Trumpcare?

Why Are the Media Ignoring Stories about the Millions Impacted by Trumpcare?

If you haven’t heard Jordan Acker’s story, it won’t take long. In just 16 tweets last weekend, the Huntington Woods dad and attorney revealed how a bad drug reaction shut down his liver. Thankfully, he recovered, but it left him a pre-existing condition. And under Trumpcare, he and millions of others with pre-existing conditions will be paying more for health […]

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5 ways Senate Trumpcare is an assault on your freedom

5 ways Senate Trumpcare is an assault on your freedom

And it’s really going to happen… unless we can raise holy hell The Senate GOP released its secret Trumpcare bill on Thursday, ending the most secretive and undemocratic process used to craft a large-scale reform in modern American history. But that’s not the story that really matters now. The story that really matters is this is all a charade. Mitch […]

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It’s “do or die” time to stop Trumpcare and save healthcare for millions

It’s “do or die” time to stop Trumpcare and save healthcare for millions

Join Democratic Senators in pushing back against the disastrous Republican healthcare bill. It’s coming down to just a few days — and a few votes. That was the message from Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer to a group of healthcare advocates assembled on an emergency call by Families USA today. In fact, he said, “Do or die weekend is this […]

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STOP RETWEETING TRUMP and two other things you must do to help stop Trumpcare

STOP RETWEETING TRUMP and two other things you must do to help stop Trumpcare

The Senate GOP wants to uninsure 23 million and wreck employer insurance by the end of June. Here’s how to stop helping them. Republicans aren’t just ruthless. They’re good at being ruthless. If they can, they will insure 23 million people by the end of June. They will end Medicaid as you know it. They will raise the uninsured rate […]

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CODE RED: Only you can stop the worst transfer of wealth from poor to the richest ever

CODE RED: Only you can stop the worst transfer of wealth from poor to the richest ever

I hereby appoint you the Special Prosecutor of stopping Trumpcare “Let facts be submitted to a candid world,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence. Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP seem to be saying, “Let’s hide our support for a giant tax break for the rich that guts the Affordable Care Act AND Medicaid so we don’t have […]

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3 things you need to know about GOP plan to decimate Medicaid

3 things you need to know about GOP plan to decimate Medicaid

Trumpcare is a plot to gut Medicaid by giving the richest tax breaks and almost no one is talking about this It took about a century of proposed reforms to our health care system to get the uninsured rate below 10 percent. But we’ve done it as we lowered planned health care spending by trillions. And we did it in […]

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Just bug a Senator

Just bug a Senator

The one thing you have to do this week: Call a Senator OR share this with someone who should. Subscribe to One Thing These are the people who will decide if the Senate will pass some version of the House’s American Health Care Act, which will uninsure 23 million and drive premiums as high as 800 percent higher for people […]

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Trumpcare may be easier to kill than Obamacare

Trumpcare may be easier to kill than Obamacare

THIS WEEK we’ll find out which is more likely to survive — you or TrumpCare As you know, Republicans are trying to maim the Affordable Care Act in order to justify putting it to sleep. .@ChrisMurphyCT explains how Obamacare isn’t dying — Trump is purposefully killing it pic.twitter.com/e6vh5fsf5a — NowThis (@nowthisnews) May 25, 2017 The Trump Administration seems also on […]

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Rob Quist could give the GOP a major Trumpscare

Rob Quist could give the GOP a major Trumpscare

Here are three actions you can take this week, usually while only wearing your underwear. Subscribe to 3 Asses to Click We Will Be Outspent We can still grab the GOP by Tom Price and Ryan Zinke’s seats A lot is made of how much money Democrats have been able to raise lots of grassroots money to support Rob Quist and […]

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Episode 33 – You CAN defeat Trumpcare! with special guest Topher Spiro

Episode 33 – You CAN defeat Trumpcare! with special guest Topher Spiro

The show notes for Episode 33 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/05/episode-33-you-can-defeat-trumpcare-with-special-guest-topher-spiro.html Paul N. Van de Water at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Trump Budget May Break Promise to Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Georgetown University Health Policy Institute: Proposed Medicaid Changes Would Put Medical Decisions for Kids in Hands of States Instead of Parents and Pediatricians Andy Slavitt on the […]

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