Obamacare


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Obamacare

(əʊˈbɑːməˌkɛə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an act passed by the US Congress in 2010 to expand and regulate the American healthcare system. Official name: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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Remember all the noise Republicans in Congress generated about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (better known to most of us as Obamacare)?
A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the US health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional -- a ruling that opposition Democrats quickly vowed to appeal.
Celebrating the move to revoke Obamacare, United States President Donald Trump tweeted, "As I predicted all along, Obamacare has been struck down as an UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster!
A federal judge in the US state of Texas has ruled that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional.
The proposal is the third part of President Trump's executive order on Obamacare and insurance competition from last fail.
An Axios/SurveyMonkey poll shows that 59 percent of adults surveyed would like to see the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare, stand or be bolstered.
This past Monday, August 6, 102 Members of Congress sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting new regulations related to Obamacare and subsidies to plans that cover abortion.
Orrin Hatch (R-UT) took a dig at the people who still believe in the benefits of Obamacare.
Global Banking News-February 27, 2018--States call for end to Obamacare
In a 20-state lawsuit filed Monday in federal court, Attorney General Ken Paxton argued that after the passage of the GOP's tax plan last year - which also repealed a provision of the sweeping legislation known as "Obamacare" that required people to have health insurance - the health care law is no longer constitutional.
President Donald Trumpsigned an executive order on Thursday to weaken the Obamacare law and make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans, but the action faces possible legal challenges.