• August 3, 2021

Tags : ACA

Hurd on the Hill: Paving the Way for Better Healthcare

“What’s the point of having health insurance anymore?” I’m often asked this question by constituents who are pummeled by out-of-pocket costs under Obamacare. It’s a great question. And after six years of this experiment, it is clear that Obamacare has failed the American people. Families face skyrocketing premiums and soaring deductibles, making healthcare more unaffordable […]Read More

Millions of Texans Could Lose Coverage if ACA Repealed

AUSTIN, Texas — Congress has set in motion what it says is a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But what could happen in Texas if the plan is only repealed? One study projects that ending Obamacare without immediately enacting an equivalent plan would result in 2.6 million Texans losing health coverage […]Read More

Report: ACA Repeal Without Replacement Could Hurt Texans

AUSTIN, Texas – The incoming Trump administration and a Republican Congress are vowing a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but they’re vague about a replacement plan. A new report from the Urban Institute says a repeal could cost as many as 30 million Americans access to health care, including some 2.6 million people […]Read More

More Texas Young Adults, Fewer Hispanics Insured Under ACA

HOUSTON – More young adults in Texas have health insurance, according to a new study by Rice University, which also finds that fewer Hispanics and low-income adults have coverage. The report says the number of young adults in Texas without health insurance has dropped by 35 percent since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into […]Read More

High Court Orders New Briefs in ACA Contraceptives Case

AUSTIN, Texas – The U.S. Supreme Court issued a rare order this week for new arguments in a case involving contraceptives and the Affordable Care Act, which could mean the justices are looking for a compromise. The court requested that parties in the case, including one from Texas, file new briefs outlining alternatives for obtaining […]Read More

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