Archiv: Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

09.03.2023 - 05:30 [ Navy Vet / Nitter ]

Republicans say new tax bill is DOA. It would raise Medicare$ from 3.8% to 5% for income greater than $400K. Also tax wealthy >$100 million and families 20% on income & stocks.

I guess this would be bad for @GOP next taxes on bribes.

09.03.2023 - 05:09 [ ABC7 News Bay Area / Youtube ]

President Biden plans new taxes on the rich to help save Medicare

President Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed new taxes on the rich to help fund Medicare, saying the plan would help to extend the insurance program’s solvency by 25 years and provide a degree of middle-class stability to millions of older adults.

09.03.2023 - 04:57 [ New York Times ]

Biden Is Set to Detail Nearly $3 Trillion in Measures to Reduce Deficits

Mr. Biden’s plans to trim the deficit are unlikely to mollify Republicans. He has refused to negotiate over the debt limit and has said he will not cut benefits for Social Security or Medicare, two popular safety net programs. But he has said repeatedly that he is open to reducing deficits by raising taxes on corporations and the rich.

23.08.2020 - 16:11 [ Jordan / Twitter ]

Anyone else notice @JoeBiden just completely cut out the public option from his healthcare policy live during his speech—just mentioning fixing Obamacare? #DNC2020

23.08.2020 - 16:07 [ Jacobin Magazine ]

Democrats Should Be Ashamed of the Rejection of Medicare for All in the DNC Platform

On Medicare for All, the Left has won the battle of ideas. But that’s not enough, as the DNC’s rejection of M4A shows.

26.06.2020 - 15:54 [ ]

Obamacare Must ‚Fall,‘ Trump Administration Tells Supreme Court

Eliminating the ACA would end medical insurance for more than 20 million Americans. It would also end widely popular provisions of the law, such as extending parents‘ coverage to children up to the age of 26 and prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage based on preexisting conditions.

Trump and congressional Republicans have long said they want to „repeal and replace“ Obamacare but have yet to offer legislation addressing what would take its place.

22.12.2019 - 17:59 [ CNN ]

New ruling means Supreme Court dodges Obamacare showdown, but legal fight rolls on

The New Orleans-based court ruled unconstitutional the individual insurance mandate — which the federal government was no longer enforcing — yet refused to resolve the most pressing issue: does that mean the rest of the law is also unconstitutional?
By a 2-1 vote, the appeals panel returned the case to a US district court judge for the start of another round of rulings.

It will now likely be months, perhaps even years, …

17.11.2019 - 10:04 [ New York Times ]

Too Far Left? Some Candidates Don’t Buy the Argument

Ms. Warren declined to address Mr. Obama’s implicit criticism, and instead praised the former president’s efforts on health care.

“I so admire what President Obama did. He is the one who led the way on health care and got health care coverage for tens of millions of Americans when nobody thought that was possible,” she said, speaking to reporters after a campaign event in Waverly, Iowa.

16.11.2019 - 23:42 [ Yarnie / Twitter ]

I’m #TooFarLeft? @BarackObama u are too rich & far right to know how depressing & exhausting my life is. I work 70 hrs a week to make $35,000. I have a paid for 10-yr-old car, a livingroom is my bedroom. Most of my money goes to pay unaffordable ACA for HC I need to save my life.