• August 3, 2021

Tags : obamacare

CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA

AUSTIN, Texas – The Congressional Budget Office says 23 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if the American Health Care Act becomes law. Some 14 million of those 23 million would lose coverage because of plans to cut Medicaid by $884 billion. Andy Slavitt, a senior adviser with the Bipartisan Policy Center, […]Read More

Cornyn, Cruz, Hurd, O’Rourke Comment on Passage of American Health

After Thursday’s passage of the American Health Care Act, local and statewide representatives released statements regarding the vote. Rep. Beto O’Rouke (via Facebook) Today I voted against the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Like the original version of the bill, which failed to garner enough support for a vote in March, AHCA seeks to replace […]Read More

Backers See ‘Medicare for All’ as Cure for U.S. Health

HOUSTON – With Republicans trying to resuscitate their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, the debate in Texas and elsewhere over how to fix the health-care system is heating up again. While partisan divides remain deep, Glenn Pearson, former president of Physicians for a National Health Program, said the failure of the American Health […]Read More

Hurd Statement on Healthcare Bill: ‘Insurance is not Healthcare’

In advance of Thursday’s vote overhauling the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement: “We must remember, that regardless of its goals, Obamacare has not made healthcare more accessible or more affordable. It has led to expensive and confusing insurance coverage for American families while adding regulations at the expense of […]Read More

Report: Texas Rural Health Care Faces Funding Crisis

AUSTIN, Texas – A new report warns that rural hospitals in Texas could be hit hardest under a Congressional plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It found that proposed funding cuts to the Medicaid program, which already is operating at a minimal level in Texas, could force many rural hospitals to close, […]Read More

Opinion: Senator Cornyn – Obamacare Replacement Major Step in Right

WASHINGTON – Tuesday on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the American Health Care Act. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video of his remarks can be found here. “The fact of the matter is that Obamacare has been one broken promise after another. President Obama and advocates of this law said that if […]Read More

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