President Trump doubles down on dismantling Obamacare amid coronavirus pandemic

Source: Yahoo Finance - View Original Article
Published: Jun 28, 2020
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64% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

97% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Socialized Healthcare = 97% Liberal
3% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Socialized Healthcare = 3% Conservative
77% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Socialized Healthcare = 77% Liberal
23% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Socialized Healthcare = 23% Conservative
61% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Socialized Healthcare = 61% Liberal

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99% "Adriana is a reporter and editor covering politics and health care policy for Yahoo Finance."
87% "Follow her on Twitter @adrianambells"
79% "I think it's cruel, it's heartless, it's callous, and it's all because, in my view, he can't abide the thought of letting stand one of President Obama's greatest achievements,"
71% "Although no oral arguments have been scheduled yet, a decision is expected to be made by spring 2021."
68% "This would include removing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions."
67% "It failed to pass the Senate, however, after the late Sen. John McCain voted against it, proving to be the decisive vote."
62% "I think that is an ambitious goal."
60% "Judge Reed O'Connor agreed with the plaintiffs who argued that the lack of a penalty invalidated the individual mandate provision of the law, and if that part of the law was now invalid, then the whole law was."
59% "This week the administration filed a legal briefing urging the Supreme Court to overturn the ACA."
57% "According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), approximately 487,000 people gained coverage through a special enrollment period from the ACA, which is a 46% increase year over year."
-51% "The bottom line is if they overturn it, and they overturn it in a way to say the next day basically it's over ..."
-60% "it's callous' President Trump originally tried to pass his own version of a health care bill upon taking office, titled the American Health Care Act of 2017 (dubbed Trumpcare)."
-63% "This came after a Texas judge ruled that Obamacare's individual mandate was unconstitutional during a Dec. 15, 2018, hearing."
-65% " 'Dramatically more people would be uninsured'"
-87% "I cannot comprehend the cruelty that's driving him to inflict this pain on the very people he's supposed to serve."

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99% : Adriana is a reporter and editor covering politics and health care policy for Yahoo Finance.
97% : . READ MORE: The Supreme Court will consider Obamacare's constitutionality -- and the outcome could bring 'total chaos' Obamacare: Study highlights key benefit of Affordable Care Act ahead of Supreme Court arguments A key benefit of Obamacare is stalling -- here's why Read the latest financial and business news from Yahoo Finance Follow Yahoo Finance on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flipboard, SmartNews, LinkedIn, YouTube, and reddit.
87% : the reality is dramatically more people would be uninsured," Chris Meekins, Raymond James health care policy analyst, said on Yahoo Finance's The First Trade, "unless Congress takes action to pass something new to replace it.
87% : We saw that really both parties are not working together on health care."
87% : Follow her on Twitter @adrianambells
83% : "As we're also hearing the administration talk about reducing the support for things like COVID testing and then these things happening in tandem ...
79% : "I think it's cruel, it's heartless, it's callous, and it's all because, in my view, he can't abide the thought of letting stand one of President Obama's greatest achievements,
77% : Many versions of the bill were proposed until a major vote was finally called for the Health Care Freedom Act, which many described as "a skinny repeal" of Obamacare.
71% : Although no oral arguments have been scheduled yet, a decision is expected to be made by spring 2021.
68% : This would include removing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
67% : It failed to pass the Senate, however, after the late Sen. John McCain voted against it, proving to be the decisive vote.
62% : "I think that is an ambitious goal.
61% : President Trump claims that the aim is to replace Obamacare with a more efficient alternative, although is administration has not presented a serious alternative since failing on "Trumpcare" in 2017. If the ACA were to be overturned or dismantled, at least 20 million people would lose health care coverage, according to the Urban Institute.
61% : the Affordable Care Act," Biden said about Trump's move in a campaign speech on Thursday.
60% : Judge Reed O'Connor agreed with the plaintiffs who argued that the lack of a penalty invalidated the "individual mandate" provision of the law, and if that part of the law was now invalid, then the whole law was.
59% : This week the administration filed a legal briefing urging the Supreme Court to overturn the ACA.
57% : According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), approximately 487,000 people gained coverage through a special enrollment period from the ACA, which is a 46% increase year over year.
56% : The Trump administration is continuing efforts to eliminate the Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
54% : Following that ruling, Democratic states and the House of Representatives filed an appeal, which made its way to the Supreme Court in a case titled California v. Texas.
49% : A significant portion of the U.S. population relies on this as their primary means of health care coverage," Johns Hopkins Medicine Assistant Professor Lauren Sauer said on Yahoo Finance's The Ticker (video above).
49% : The Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal case regarding the ACA, and its expected Spring 2021 decision could potentially invalidate the health care legislation.
49% : "The bottom line is if they overturn it, and they overturn it in a way to say the next day basically it's over ...
48% : "Republicans are assuming that if the Affordable Care Act is struck down by the Supreme Court, that would bring Republicans and Democrats together because no one wants to see 20 million-plus-more people uninsured," Meekins said.
43% : "A global pandemic does not change what Americans know -- Obamacare has been an unlawful failure," White House spokesman Judd Deere said in a statement, adding that it "forces Americans to purchase unaffordable plans.
42% : And that estimation didn't factor in those who were hit by layoffs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
40% : it's callous' President Trump originally tried to pass his own version of a health care bill upon taking office, titled the American Health Care Act of 2017 (dubbed Trumpcare).
37% : This came after a Texas judge ruled that Obamacare's individual mandate was unconstitutional during a Dec. 15, 2018, hearing.
35% : " 'Dramatically more people would be uninsured'
34% : Story continues'It's cruel, it's heartless,
33% : it's really concerning, political or not, to think about reducing people's ability to access health care coverage in the midst of it.
32% : And if the Democrats sweep in the 2020 election, including Joe Biden beating Trump, "we could see health care reform 2.0, which could go even further than the Affordable Care Act," Meekins said.
31% : A Kaiser Family Foundation report estimated that at least 27 million Americans have lost employer-sponsored health coverage during the pandemic, meaning that many of them could have also signed up for the ACA. "
13% : "I cannot comprehend the cruelty that's driving him to inflict this pain on the very people he's supposed to serve."

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