Bernie Sanders: Medicare-for-all Act Full Text and Summary

An Introduction to Bernie’s Medicare-for-all Bill, a Summary, and a Link to the Full Bill We present the full text and a summary of Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for all bill (“A BILL To establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program”). Read the full text of Sanders’ Medicare for All Act of 2017 (S. 1804). Background: On September 13, 2017… Read More

The Senate HealthCare Bill (TrumpCare) Explained

Everything You Need To Know About the Senate’s ObamaCare Repeal and Replace Bill (the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 Explained) We explain the Senate revision of the House’s American Health Care Act (TrumpCare AKA the Senate’s ObamaCare repeal and replace plan). The bill was just released today, so we need time to do a… Read More

“The American Health Care Act” Explained

A Simple Version of Everything You Need To Know About the ObamaCare Repeal and Replace Plan We explain “the American Health Care Act” (The New ObamaCare Replacement Plan) in simple terms. You can see our full review here or see a simple pros and cons list here (the list below offers some opinion, like the opinion that taking away Medicaid from… Read More

The “Continuous Coverage Exclusion” For Pre-Existing Conditions

Understanding the GOP Pre-Existing Condition “Continuous Coverage Exclusion” Provision The Affordable Care Act eliminated preexisting conditions, but almost all GOP plans (including Tom Price’s plan) bring them back via a “Continuous Coverage Exclusion” for pre-existing conditions. TrumpCare (the American Health Care Act) and the Continuous Coverage Provision As predicted in the article below, the newest House… Read More

What is BernieCare?

BernieCare = Bernie Sanders HealthCare Reform

How to Understand Bernie Sanders’ HealthCare Reform BernieCare describes Bernie Sanders’ healthcare reform efforts. Sanders ran on single payer, but recent efforts include a public option and negotiating drug prices under the ACA. Unlike ObamaCare, which describes healthcare reform as implemented by the 2010 law the Affordable Care Act (ACA), BernieCare describes any effort for healthcare… Read More

ObamaCare and the Public Option

ObamaCare Public Option Explained ObamaCare allows for a public option, a public health insurance plan that can compete with private companies and works with the ACA. This “ObamaCare public option” can work a few ways. President Obama previously expressed support for a national public option and suggested that states create state-based public options via sec. 1332 waivers, especially in regions with low competition. Initially… Read More

Health Insurance Cancellation Reform for Non-Payment

Health Insurance Cancellation

Health Insurance Cancellation Reform – Prohibition on Rescissions for Non-Payment in the Individual and Family Market. Below is a proposed solution to the problem of health insurance cancellations for non-payment. If your health plan has been dropped due to non-payment, please share your story here. The problem: Despite the fact that the ACA has done a lot to crack… Read More

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