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U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Agrees: Obamacare Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional

No one who purchases health insurance in an Obamacare exchange will lose their health insurance.

December 19, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1576767027

Congress can Prevent Taxpayers from Getting Hit with Health Insurance Tax

With only a couple weeks left on the 2019 legislative calendar and much of the air on Capitol Hill being consumed by impeachment, Congress is missing out on a painless bipartisan victory that could save taxpayers hundreds of dollars in health insurance premiums.

December 9, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1575924677

The American Medical Association’s Shaky Stance on Socialized Medicine

As the American Medical Association’s (AMA) shrinking membership tilts further and further to the left, real questions need to be asked about the organization’s influence over the Medicare for All debate. 

July 8, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1562599792

Ways & Means Hearing Highlights the Battle Over Medicare For All

On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing with the intent to give Republicans and Democrats the chance to discuss other proposals to expand universal health care.  Generally universal coverage means government-run healthcare.  This was the first time a House committee of jurisdiction had formally assembled to examine universal health coverage, though the hearing shortly turned into the predictable and fatuous game of Republicans vs. Democrats.

June 20, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1561065794

Congress Drives the "Megabus" Off the Tracks

Even with the national debt at more than $22 trillion and trillion-dollar annual deficits beginning in fiscal year (FY) 2022, Congress continues full-speed ahead towards another fiscal disaster.  This week’s poor spending decision comes from H.R. 2740, an appropriations “megabus.”

June 20, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1561065351

More Good News on the Healthcare Front

Today, the Trump administration released a final rule on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). 

June 14, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1560526032

Fake News on Healthcare Legislation Coming Your Way Soon

Later this week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will have a floor vote on H.R.

May 8, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1557346558

Yes Virginia, (and Alabama, Alaska, Arizona … Wyoming) There is a Conservative Cure for Obamacare!

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019 President Trump threw a virtual grenade into the Washington debating room when he tweeted, “The Republican Party will become ‘The Party of Healthcare.’”  This announcement came the day after the Justice Department wrote a March 25 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans that it would side with the December 14, 2018 U.S.

April 5, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1554473460

House Introduces Single-Payer Healthcare Plan: Medicare for All

On Wednesday, February 27, Rep. Pramila Jaypal (D-Wa) introduced H.R. 1384, the “Medicare for All Act of 2019.”  As of March 8, the bill has 106 co-sponsors.  That represents 45 percent of the Democratic caucus.

March 8, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1552083300

The Greatest Sabotage to Obamacare is 'Medicare for All'

Today the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled, “Strengthening Our Health Care System: Legislation to Reverse ACA Sabotage and Ensure Pre-Existing Condition Protections.”  The irony cannot be lost that Chairwoman Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) was a co-sponsor of H.R.

February 13, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1550090813

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