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(Cartoon image is by Dave Granlund at davegranlund.com.)The Republicans have been trying to repeal Obamacare ever since it was passed. They have passed over 50 bills in the House of Representatives to repeal it. Of course, they knew it was just an ex...

If you got stuck with a high deductible health insurance plan, you’re not alone: 39 percent of us (under age 65) have a plan with at least a $1,300 deductible. For years, I had a plan with a whopping $8,000 family deductible. You’re not totally s...

A couple of weeks ago, I read on social media where a trumpista was bragging that he would not lose his insurance if Obamacare was repealed, because he got that insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and not through Obamacare. I laughed at t...

The congressional Republicans are starting to worry about their rush to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). They don't yet have a plan to replace it -- and are not even considering a plan to provide health insurance for all Americans. They se...

Six months after the U.S. Department of Justice and attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia sued to stop the merger of insurance giants Aetna and Humana, the federal judge in the case has blocked the deal from moving forward.

(Cartoon image is by Dan Wasserman in The Boston Globe.)One of the favorite ideas of Republicans, put forward to justify massive tax cuts for corporations, is that American corporations have trouble competing  with foreign corporations because o...

One of President Trump’s first acts in the Oval Office on Friday was to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to scale back on enforcing and implementing the Affordable Care Act wherever they can, while the new administration and Congr...