Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Latest Obamacare repeal bill could leave millions uninsured

The latest Senate bill proposing to repeal Obamacare would result in nearly 2 million people in Georgia losing healthcare coverage, according to estimates . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Senate repeal bill

Political Notes — Latest attempt to pass Trumpcare in Senate falls apart

The future of Trumpcare, as well as the fate of the Affordable Care Act, is more muddled than ever after Mitch McConnell pulls the plug on the Senate bill . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Brian Kemp , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Stacey Abrams , Trumpcare

ACA repeal could leave 18 million uninsured now, 32 million by 2026, CBO study says

A studsy conducted by the Congressional Budget Office projects that as many as 32 million people will lose their healthcare insurance after Obamacare is repealed . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , CBO study , repeal's impact on uninsured

Political Notes — Cagle names members of post-Obamacare panel

Four senators are appointed to a special commission that will try to deal with the fallout from the repeal of Obamacare . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Casey Cagle , Harold Melton , Harris Hines

GOP lawmakers have mixed reaction to Medicaid expansion plan

Republican legislators are starting to divide over whether they will support or oppose the Georgia Chamber’s proposals to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Renee Unterman

Ga. Chamber panel releases Medicaid expansion proposal

A special healthcare committee recommends ways for Georgia to expand Medicaid coverage through a federal Obamacare waiver . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Georgia Chamber , Georgia plan , Medicaid expansion

Georgia could get 9-to-1 payback with Medicaid expansion, study says

Georgia could be in line for greatly increased federal funds if it goes ahead with Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , federal funds , Medicaid expansion

Political Notes – Perdue, Isakson take a stab at repealing Obamacare

Sens. David Perdue and Johnny Isakson take a largely symbolic vote in favor of repealing Obamacare, the the measure falls short in the Senate . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , David Perdue , Georgia Ports Authority , John Douglas racial remarks , Johnny Isakson , Lauren Kane , repeal

Percentage of adults without health insurance keeps dropping

The percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance coverage has declined to its lowest level since 2008, according to Gallup . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Gallup , Healthways. health insurance coverage , Obamacare

Political Notes: Georgia’s jobless ranking slowly improves

As Georgia’s unemployment rate improves, the state climbs in the national rankings . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Atlanta Senate Delegation , State Bar of Georgia , unemployment rate ranking