Obamacare premiums were stabilizing. Then Trump happened. Premiums would nearly double and 32 million more people would be uninsured under new Senate Obamacare repeal bill Insurance companies are raising premiums because Trump isn't funding key Obamacare program A 64-year-old making $26,500 would pay $1,700 in premiums under Obamacare. Under the Republican bill, that number skyrockets to $16,100. Health insurers and state officials say Trump is undermining Obamacare, pushing up rates Obamacare Slashed Personal Bankruptcy by 50% Republicans exempt their own insurance from their latest Obamacare repeal health care proposal GOP plan to cost Obamacare enrollees $1,542 more a year. The impact of the Republican bill would be particularly severe for older individuals, ages 55 to 64. Their costs would increase by $5,269 if the bill went into effect today and by $6,971 in 2020. Individuals with income below 250 percent of the federal poverty line would see their costs increase by $2,945 today and by $4,061 in 2020. CBO: Obamacare Costing The Feds A Third Less Than Expected Vox: Leaked audio reveals Republicans are in utter disarray on Obamacare repeal In leaked audio, Republicans destroy their own public talking points on Obamacare Abortion rate declines to historic low due to Obamacare's contraceptive provisions, study says Obamacare repeal will give people making more than $250,000 a 4.8% tax cut Fully repealing Obamacare will cost $350 billion Obamacare repeal costs: 3 million jobs gone, $1.5 trillion in lost gross state product, $350 billion in implementation costs Obamacare is probably toast. And a lot of poor, white Trump voters will get hurt Making a killing under Obamacare: The ACA gets blamed for rising premiums, while insurance companies are reaping massive profits Obamacare Appears to Be Making People Healthier Obamacare is doing way more to help the poor than anyone expected Florida Struggles to Pay the Tab for Rejecting Obamacare Governor Rick Scott and conservative state lawmakers are finding that it's not so easy to cover the poor without expanding Medicaid. Conservatives Economists thought Obamacare would kill full-time jobs. That's not happening. A checkup for Obamacare reveals a positive prognosis "Despite much doom and gloom portended for years by the law's opponents, Obamacare looks surprisingly . . . healthy." Obamacare had little effect on part-time employment: A new study further undercuts a major claim by critics of the Affordable Care Act, who contended that the law would encourage companies to slash full-time workers' hours and shift them into part-time work How do GOP officials account for strong job growth in an era of “Obamacare,” higher taxes, and environmental protections? In general, the party prefers to either change the subject or throw around wild-eyed conspiracy theories. Cancer researchers say there has been a substantial increase in women under the age of 26 who have received a diagnosis of early-stage cervical cancer, a pattern that is due to Obamacare For 61st time, House votes on anti-Obamacare bill "The 22 states that didn't expand Medicaid eligibility as part of Obamacare last year saw their costs to provide health care to the poor rise twice as fast as states that extended benefits to more low-income residents." Thanks to Obamacare, America's uninsured rate is below 10% for the first time ever States that embraced Obamacare saw a much bigger drop in uninsured rates this year 2015: Repealing ObamaCare would add $353 billion to the deficit Obamacare Narrows the Deficit. Let's Move On. "The Congressional Budget Office has released a report on the effects of repealing Obamacare. Bottom line: full repeal would blow up the long-term federal budget deficit -- and leave a lot of people without insurance." June 2015: Obamacare satisfaction rating reaches 86% Barack Obama says Obamacare has led to 50,000 fewer preventable hospital deaths -- Mostly True 2015: Republicans vote for the 56th time to repeal Obamacare Obamacare's price tag has dropped 5 times in 5 years While some religious leaders say they don't want Obamacare because of the birth control coverage, religious women overwhelmingly want this coverage Numbers Confirm Obamacare Is Saving Sates Money 2015: Under Obamacare, America's uninsured rate has fallen 35 percent "Obamacare appears to be working better than expected. First ... the proportion of Americans who lack cover has fallen from 16.2% to 12.3% since 2009. Second, the previously terrifying pace of medical inflation has slowed"—from 7.3% a year in 2000–08 to 3.9% a year in 2009–11 CBO: Obamacare subsidies cost 20 percent less than expected Obamacare enrollees' premiums would go up 256 percent if subsidies go away White House Plans No Rescue if Court Guts Obamacare. No one is strategizing with governors or insurance company executives or lawmakers. There is no public relations plan to reassure people who might suddenly have to pay more for insurance. States That Accepted Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Are Creating More Jobs Obamacare Is Barely Denting Corporate Profits Guy Who Gets Paid to Say Obamacare Doesn't Work Can't Find a Single True Fact to Support His Case House G.O.P. makes their 56th vote to repeal Obamacare A zombie Obamacare stat emerges again, earns Four Pinocchios "... in order to make the numbers look worse, the Republican National Committee changed the baseline and went all the way back to a year before Obama became president. That's worthy of Four Pinocchios." Obamacare is cheaper than expected, budget analysts say Obamacare Will Cost 20% Less Than Initial Projections, CBO Says Under Obamacare, Fewer Americans Are Struggling To Pay Their Medical Bills The number of Americans struggling to pay medical bills fell last year for the first time in nearly a decade -- the latest sign that Obamacare is making health care more affordable Obamacare 2014: Number of Uninsured Americans Near Historic Low Remember When Critics Predicted Huge Premium Increases Under Obamacare? They Were Very Wrong Thanks to Obamacare, health costs in 2013 grew at slowest rate since 1960 Study: The more people know about Obamacare, the more they like it 10.3 million people would lose insurance with Obamacare repeal - PolitiFact Rating: Mostly True LGBT people can face unique obstacles gaining coverage. For for example, there's no federal law that requires companies to offer health benefits to same-sex partners. As a result, Obamacare has cut uninsured rates for middle class LGBT people by 24 percent Mr. Gruber was not, as many claim, the architect of Obamacare. He is an MIT economist who, as a consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services, modeled the impact of various subsidy levels and rules. He did not make policy, nor did he work for the White House, HHS, or any congressional committee. The term 'architect' is a term he came up with to describe himself If Everyone Hates Obamacare, Then Why Are Its Customers So Happy? Fox Devoted 57 Segments To Manufactured Obamacare Scandal Fox News Remains Blind To News Of Obamacare's Success: Fox News warned that the Affordable Care Act is "unpopular" and "failing the public" the day before health care exchanges opened for the 2015 enrollment period, ignoring new polling data that shows the law is overwhelmingly popular among its enrollees. Supreme Court may cancel Obamacare over a typo: the case claims that the wording of one clause in the Affordable Care Act sets drastic limits on subsidies to Americans who buy health insurance. It's a ridiculous claim; not only is it clear from everything else in the act that there was no intention to set such limits, you can ask the people who drafted the law what they intended, and it wasn't what the plaintiffs claim. Before Obamacare, America's Health Care System Ranked Last Among Developed Nations 2014: Obamacare provision aimed at preventing health insurance companies from overcharging customers will net a savings of $332 million this year The surprising Obamacare experiment that is helping slash government spending: Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations New report projects a $5.7 billion drop in hospitals' uncompensated care costs because of Obamacare HHS: Obamacare coverage is reducing hospitals' unpaid bills Obamacare's so-called government takeover of health care was supposed to destroy the private insurance market. Somebody forgot to tell the health insurance companies: The number of companies offering plans on the ACA's exchange marketplaces for 2015 will jump to 248, a 25% increase over this year Thanks to Obamacare, premiums plummeting in several major cities. While some cities rose, on average, premiums went down Obamacare is cutting the deficit: The difference between the current estimate for Medicare's 2019 budget and the estimate for the 2019 budget four years ago is about $95 billion dollars. The story of Obamacare over the last year has in many ways been a story about how the various claims made by conservatives about why the law would collapse have systematically fallen apart as the Affordable Care Act has gone into effect. 10 states with highest uninsured rates are all run by republicans, all of which opted out of Obamacare's expansions 2014: Obamacare provision has led to $9 billion in insurance premium savings nationally over the past three years. Obamacare Has Helped Americans Save Nearly $2 Billion On Their Insurance Premiums Obamacare: The 'Biggest Fiscal Development' Of The Last 3 Decades Is The Stunning Slow Down In Healthcare Spending Obamacare is driving down the uninsured rate. Fast. Expanding Medicaid Under Obamacare Would Have Saved Texas $10 Billion In South, health needs and poverty collide with antipathy to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) June 2014: Minnesota has seen its uninsured rate plunge by more than 40% since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) June, 2014: Since "Obamacare" Passed 50 Months Ago, Healthcare Has Gained Almost 1 Million Jobs Dire predictions of Obamacare's impact on doctors and hospitals fail to materialize. Instead, they are seeing manageable numbers and plunging costs. Obamacare Rules Triggered $1.6 Billion in Insurance Rebates Obamacare saved consumers billions, new report finds Due to Obamacare, Americans Saved $483 Million On Their Birth Control Pills Last Year Republican Governor Refusal To Expand Medicaid Through Obamacare Directly Attributable to Hundreds of Deaths Rand Paul says 40 times more Kentuckians have gotten health-insurance cancellation notices than signed up for Obamacare. Problem: that's not mathematically even remotely possible Obamacare Enrollees Emboldened To Leave Jobs, Start Businesses The House has voted 54 times in four years to repeal Obamacare. Here's the full list. Regarding the claim that Obamacare has boosted the number of uninsured " ... as far as we can tell, in at least two instances Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) simply invented his claim that there were 'numbers' showing that 'more people uninsured today in Kansas' since the health-care law was implemented." States that Opted Out of Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Have the Worst of Both Worlds - The Wire Obamacare Signups Hit 8 Million The Right's New Scam: Feigning Anger on Behalf of People They Encouraged to Skip Obamacare The uninsured rate is falling three times faster in states that embrace Obamacare Obamacare Helped Nearly 10 Million Get Insurance, Gallup Finds States embracing Obamacare are doing a better job of covering the uninsured, surveys show Under Obamacare, 9.3 million net gain of people with health insurance from September 2013 to March 2014 As GOPers pretend Obamacare beneficiaries don't exist, number of uninsured falls again Hobby Lobby--whose case to not participate in Obamacare due to religious beliefs in regards to covering contraceptives is in front of the Supreme Court--Invests In Abortion Pill Manufacturers Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people: At least 9.5 million previously uninsured people have gotten health insurance since Obamacare started, surveys and reports show. (as of March, 2014) The right measure of the Obamacare isn't whether it avoids political controversy; it's whether it makes America better by achieving its five most fundamental goals: expanding health-insurance coverage, lowering costs and promoting fiscal responsibility, increasing quality through innovation, protecting seniors and delivering peace of mind to American families by guaranteeing essential rights in dealing with insurance companies. By that standard the law is already a success. "After years of negative speculation on Obamacare, hard data is finally coming in with respect to the anticipated negative side-effects of the law. The results are guaranteed to both surprise and depress those who have built their narrative around the effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act." Koch Group Abandons Obamacare 'Horror' Stories After Fact-Check Backlash Obamacare is becoming more entrenched, with 64 percent of Americans now supporting it outright or backing small changes. Uninsured rate drops because of Obamacare. "The survey found that almost every major demographic group made progress getting health insurance" Obamacare has not yet turned America into a nation of part-time workers, as many of its critics have long said it would. In fact, the opposite seems to be happening, according to new government numbers, the number of part-time jobs is actually shrinking, and full-time jobs are being created instead Medicaid expansion under Obamacare cuts Hawaii's uninsured population in half. Obamacare Just Made Americans Richer Without Anyone Noticing: President Obama's 2010 health law was responsible for about three-quarters of a surprising January rise in U.S. consumer spending and American income growth, according to calculations by the Wall Street Journal. Obamacare is driving US health care costs lower How Obamacare makes insuring employees cheaper for small businesses Obamacare 'horror stories' fall apart under scrutiny Special Investigation: How insurers are hiding Obamacare benefits from customers so they can charge higher premiums How the GOP's 'Obamacare horror stories' strategy works " ... many of the horror stories are turning out to be hyped, bogus, or distorted. But they will have huge sums of money behind them. And scrutiny of them will be met with charges of insensitivity to the victims." The Congressional Budget Office issued its official rebuttal Monday to the Republican talking point that Obamacare would cost 2.5 million American jobs. Obamacare is disproportionately hurting Republicans and conservatives "... only 19 percent of Americans say the law has hurt them or their family... But who are those 19%? It turns out those telling Gallup the law has hurt them or their family are very disproportionately Republican and conservative" In regards to the CBO/Obamacare topic of 2 million jobs: When workers voluntarily withdraw 1 percent of their hours, it's very different from what happens when 1 percent of workers lose their jobs and become involuntarily unemployed. Willful stupidity in the Obamacare debate: "The reaction to the CBO study is an example of how willfully stupid--there's no other word--the debate over Obamacare has become. Opponents don't look to a painstaking analysis for enlightenment. They twist its findings & turn them into dishonest slogans" Obamacare's 'Bailout' Could Earn Billions for the Treasury: Insurance companies will be paid $8 billion, but will pay back $16 billion. The risk corridor program is therefore predicted to result in a net expenditure of negative $8 billion. 'Obamacare Bailout' Does Not Exist; House Republicans Demand Its Repeal Anyway Obamacare gives workers that only keep a job for health insurance an out. So while many people are opting for part time work, more people will be able to enter the workforce. No, CBO did not say Obamacare will kill 2 million jobs National abortion rate sees huge drop as Obamacare's contraceptive coverage expands women's access to birth control The claim that more people have lost their insurance because of Obamacare is fallacious reasoning because it leaves the mistaken impression that most people with canceled policies ended up with no health insurance, when this is not the case at all. The California GOP's fake health care website is created by Republican legislators to look like the state's official health exchange site. The site is filled with boilerplate Republican propaganda against Obamacare, gimmicks to discourage viewers from even applying for the health care they need, and a rash of distortions and outright lies Republicans blur the line between people who lose a plan and people who lose coverage. That is, many people might lose a particular insurance plan but immediately be presented with other options. The truth is, only 10,000 people will lose coverage because of Obamacare and be unable to regain it -- or in other words, 0.2 percent of the oft-cited 5 million cancellations statistic. Because of the decision on Obamacare by the Supreme Court, which left the decision to expand Medicaid (a key part of Obamacare) up to the individual states, most Republican-controlled states refused said expansion, leaving 5 million without insurance Regarding Obamacare: 5 Million People To Miss Out On Health Insurance Because Of Their Governors The millions of people who Obamacare has helped 93 percent of hospital executives think Obamacare will make health care better Obamacare's premiums, which are far lower than expected, exposes Republican hypocrisy on health care 12 Actual Pre-Existing Conditions From Before Obamacare That Could Render You Uninsurable From October to December, 1.2 million have gained Obamacare coverage; "The evidence available so far suggests that enrollment will pick up even quicker this month in the lead-up to coverage starting Jan. 1. As many as 27k people signed up in a single day last week. Insurance shoppers don't seem to be giving up" Thanks To Obamacare, The Number Of Women Who Aren't Charged For Birth Control Has Jumped 25 Percent Obamacare's Medicaid expansion will cover 21.3 million over the next 10 years Americans Discover They're Trapped In GOP's Medicaid Expansion Gap: Obamacare would have covered more, but GOP blocked expansion in many red states GOP obstruction of Obamacare is closing hospitals Cost of Obamacare is Decreasing Obamacare To Cost 'Billions Of Dollars Less Than Originally Projected' Fox Hypes Fictitious Layoffs At Cleveland Clinic To Attack Obamacare Fox Ignores Evidence Of Obamacare's Role In Slowing Health Care Costs Regarding Obamacare Cancellations: Fox News misleadingly implied the Obama administration was at fault for not allowing people to keep their health insurance policies indefinitely, while hiding the fact that health insurance companies routinely alter consumer's plans every year. Fox's Stirewalt: It's The GOP's "Patriotic Duty" To Avoid Trying To Fix Obamacare Fox News Absolves GOP Of Any Blame In Obamacare Problems How Republicans Lost the Chance to Win Obamacare: Conservatives had the chance to test their favorite health-care ideas in state-run exchanges. They decided bullying Obama was a better use of their time than ideological consistency instead. The slowing growth in health care costs isn't just a fluke or a remnant of the recession, but rather a result of reforms in Obamacare. Obamacare was the Republican plan in the Early 90's Obamacare enrollment is surging in the states where the website works. Obamacare: Nearly 50,000 New Yorkers Have Enrolled In Health Insurance Plans Through NY State of Health. Rates for the health plans represent a 53% reduction compared to the previous year's individual rates. In addition, nearly three-quarters of individual enrollees will qualify for financial assistance. GOP Ramps Up Smear Campaign Against Obamacare Navigators: "A new extreme in the party's assault on those tasked with helping Americans navigate the health reform law." Obamacare tips: if your individual insurance plan is dropped, don't accept your insurer's recommended replacement at face value. Fully research your options, determine your subsidy situation, explore all of your available plans, then decide. (More tips in text) Regarding Obamacare: "Most of the 'plans' cancelled by insurers were junk." The State Where Obamacare Is Working: Arkansas managed to insure hundreds of thousands of people by expanding Medicaid. Can it be a model for the country? With all the talk of Obamacare victims, it might be helpful to take a trip back in time to when acne and pregnancy were considered preexisting conditions. Most of the people who fall into the Obamacare coverage gap live in the Bible Belt... the most overtly Christian region in the country, filled with megachurches and pastors who are treated like celebrities. All but two Bible Belt states have refused to accept the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. All across the country, Republicans highlight tragic tales of Americans losing their current health insurance and allegedly getting stuck with more expensive options. In case after case, journalists investigated these stories and called the policyholders and combed the insurance exchange websites to bring actual facts to bear in our public debate about Obamacare; turns out most of the republican claims are fiction, and not the fault of Obamacare. Many red states have prohibited healthcare 'navigators' from giving advice about the benefits of enrolling in Obamacare. Private insurance companies are cancelling policies and blaming Obamacare. They are then showing customers more expensive plans, which the customer doesn't need, since a cheaper alternative that covers more exists. This is a scam and insurance regulators are cracking down on it After one month, 21% Of Obamacare Visitors Have Enrolled - Despite websites' technical problems, many people managed to obtain insurance. Fox News: Insurance cancelled? Don't blame Obamacare, blame America's insurance companies. "Your insurance companies have been taking advantage of you and the Affordable Care Act puts in place consumer protection and tells them to stop abusing people." Thus, the policy was cancelled. If the GOP Repeals Obamacare, 137 Million Americans Could Get Cancellation Notices Only 3 percent of the population will pay higher premiums for new insurance policies under Obamacare House Republicans No-Show At Private Obamacare Briefing They Demanded Wallstreet Journal: Still No Evidence Obamacare Is Forcing Large Numbers Into Part-Time Work Regarding Obamacare Cancellations: Millions will "lose" their old health plans under Obamacare....and most will come out ahead. Fox Misleads To Manufacture Obamacare Victims: Fox ignored that their alleged victims could spend less on plans that dwarf their current coverage should they opt to use the state exchanges. Poll: Most Americans Back Obamacare or Want It Expanded Because of Obamacare's lower premiums, the federal government will save about $190 billion over the next 10 years Wallstreet Journal: Obamacare hasn't been the cause of part time work Politifact: Maria Bartiromo on Meet the Press "As a result of Obamacare, we are becoming something of a part-time employment country." - FALSE I was an ObamaCare guinea pig: "I signed up. I saved. And so will millions of Americans." Part-time jobs fell 594,000 in September while full-time workers were up 691,000. The Myth That Obamacare Is Destroying Full-Time Jobs Just Got Debunked Mental-health coverage to get a big boost under Obamacare Consumer Reports: Obamacare Opponents have misrepresented our position. HealthCare.gov problems do not negate benefits of new health law Ohio medicaid expansion with Obamacare: "As a result, nearly 300,000 low-income Ohioans--mostly working adults living near or below the federal poverty level--will qualify for basic health coverage starting January 1." Sen. Ted Cruz says due to Obamacare, premiums have gone 'up and up and up' for 'virtually every person' - FALSE Kentucky, a bastion of anti-government ire, is the top state for Obamacare enrollment. Obamacare just cut Oregon's uninsured rate by 10 percent Cruz claimed that business were cutting hours because of Obamacare. If this were true, we would have seen the number of workers putting in twenty-six to twenty-nine hours increase. However, according to a study from the Center on Economic and Policy Priorities, the opposite happened: there were slightly fewer twenty-six- to twenty-nine-hour workers in 2013 as the mandate date approached. Republicans Shut Down the Government for Nothing: "The GOP will actually get less out of the final deal being brokered than the party would have gotten had House conservatives never staged their revolt on Obamacare." About 5.2 Million Poor People Won't Get Insurance Because Their States Resisted Obamacare: Study Because of Obamacare, healthcare costs drop for the first time since the 1970s Georgia Obamacare premiums lower than expected. New York Post: "If ObamaCare had been as unpopular as conservatives believed, their plan for the shutdown [...] would've worked. It didn't. Their tactic failed, and now what they are left with is House Speaker John Boehner basically begging the president of the United States to negotiate with him." Obamacare's mandates will directly obligate only about 1% of American businesses to do anything different The 26 Republican-dominated states not participating in Obamacare's Medicaid expansion are home to a disproportionate share of the nation's poorest uninsured residents. Eight million will be stranded without insurance. Wal-Mart, the nation's largest employer, announced Monday that 35,000 part-time employees will soon be moved to full-time status, entitling them to the full healthcare benefits that were scheduled to be denied them as a result of Wal-Mart's efforts to avoid the requirements of Obamacare. All Those stories about Employers Cutting Hours Because of Obamacare? Wal-Mart Stores to Expand Jobs for 70K Workers All Those stories about Employers Cutting Hours Because of Obamacare? Disney Offers Full-Time to Park Staff as Obamacare Starts Jimmy Kimmel Asks Pedestrians If They Prefer Obamacare Or The Affordable Care Act. It turns out that plenty of people hate Obamacare, but love the Affordable Care Act. What they don't know is that they're the exact. Same. Thing. Fox News Sunday Rehashes Myth That Obamacare Creates A Part-Time Economy: But "90% of all jobs created since the passage of the ACA have been full-time." New CNBC poll: 46% of Americans oppose Obamacare, while 37% oppose the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare Coverage Cheaper Than Expected. In some states, drastically lower than expected Final Word On Obamacare Coverage: Cheaper Than Expected Only 41% of people approved of Obamacare. But when the specifics were explained, without calling it Obamacare, approval shot up to 63% According to a new Fox News poll, Republican support for Obamacare jumped eight percent when pollsters revised the question's language to say "Affordable Care Act" Chris Van Hollen(D-Md.) Reminds Republicans Their Budget Includes Savings From Obamacare Obamacare has the potential to cut teen pregnancy rates by 80% New study shows Obamacare reduces number of abortions Confirmed: Obamacare Contraception Reduces Abortion Rate Ohio Right to Life is betting that Obamacare will reduce abortion Obamacare's Birth Control Mandate Reduces Abortion Rate In a new poll conducted by Fox News, 22 percent of GOP voters said they supported the Affordable Care Act, while just 14 said the same for "Obamacare." Due to Obamacare, about 6.4 million Americans eligible to buy insurance through the new health exchanges will pay $100 or less No, Obamacare Isn't the Reason Emory Is Laying Off 101 Staffers: Right-wing media are jumping at reports that the Affordable Care Act is forcing providers to cut jobs. But Emory says the move has nothing to do with the law. Kaiser Obamacare premium study: Affordable Care Act will be cheaper than expected. Obamacare Premiums Lower Than Expected Obamacare: Health insurance rebates by state 25 Republicans Who Supported Obamacare Before Obama: "The individual mandate, the cornerstone of Obamacare, was originally a conservative idea. It was...proposed by the Heritage Foundation in 1989. And scores of Republicans have backed the idea in the past couple of decades" In Utah Obamacare has caused insurance premiums to be significantly lower than expected More Young Republicans Use Key Obamacare Provision Than Democrats Florida lawmakers have left the state vulnerable to unreasonably high insurance premiums in an effort to undermine Obamacare. Obamacare: Personal health care costs rose in the 12 months ending in May at the slowest rate in the last 50 years, as spending on hospital and nursing home services declined Growing Number Of States Are Reporting Lower Than Expected Health Care Premiums Due to Obamacare House GOP To Hold 40th Obamacare Repeal Vote Obamacare's '80/20' rule has led to nearly $4 billion in savings Due to Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) Health Plan Cost for New Yorkers Set to Fall 50% Thanks to Obamacare, Healthcare Costs Fell for First Time in Almost 40 Years Obamacare prices roll in lower than forecast Obamacare premiums in California lower than predicted “Obamacare” to Cost Americans Much Less Than Expected The most populous state, California, is showing that Obamacare premiums are lower than anyone expected Obamacare health insurance rates unveiled: "Health insurance premiums for Covered California, the state-run marketplace, are lower than expected." Some very good news for Obamacare. The biggest state in the union released the prices on its health insurance exchange yesterday, and they're lower than anyone expected. Obamacare premiums in California lower than predicted Bachmann Says The IRS Will Kill People as 'Enforcer of Obamacare' Obamacare Is Already Forcing Private Insurers To Lower Their Premiums House GOP Prepares Its 37th Useless Vote To Kill Obamacare -- "What could the House GOP be doing instead of wasting millions pretending to repeal Obamacare? ...they could at least stop killing 750,000 jobs by simply voting once to repeal the sequester." About the Obamacare 'train wreck': "...step one: Create problems for Obamacare. Step two: Blame Obamacare for the problems. Step 3: Political profit!" Fox News Blames Obamacare "Death Panels" For Latest Wave of Reduced Cancer Treatments For Elderly. In Reality, Those Reductions Are A Direct Result of the Sequester's Budget Cuts Obamacare: "Only 37 percent of Americans say they're in favor of the 2010 health-care law. When you describe specific changes happening under the law, though, closer to 70 percent are on board with them." Fox Wants A Lawsuit Over Voter Registration In Obamacare Application Fox News runs anti-Obamacare story and ad for Obama-hates-Israel Hannity special while MSNBC and CNN show live coverage of president receiving medal in Israel. (5:00 into video is when the coverage comparison starts) Every Paul Ryan budget since the passage of Obamacare has assumed the repeal of Obamacare. Kinda. Ryan's version of repeal means getting rid of all the parts that spend money to give people health insurance but keeping the tax increases and the Medicare cuts that pays for that health insurance, as without those policies, it is very, very difficult for Ryan to hit his deficit-reduction targets. Obamacare: "Individual consumers who purchase their own insurance directly will see costs drop by up to 66%. Small businesses can expect to see a 22% drop in healthcare expenses for employees." Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) yielded billions in prescription savings Obamacare is already creating jobs in the healthcare industry House Republicans snub Sandy victims to try to repeal Obamacare for the 34th time; Michele Bachmann: "At noon today, I introduced the first bill of the 113th Congress to repeal Obamacare in its entirety." 'Obamacare' saves consumers nearly $1.5 billion The United States needs an estimated 52,000 more doctors to meet its medical needs in 2025. That demand is driven by aging and population growth - not the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Fear of Obamacare Plummets After Election Papa Johns CEO, John Schnatter, says he has to raise costs of pizza 50 cents to offset cost of Obamacare. Fact: it'll cost 4.6 cents per pizza at most; fractions of a percent Debate night: Mitt Romney uses PolitiFact's 'lie of the year' over Obamacare Obamacare Results in Largest Drop in Young Adult Uninsured Rate... EVER. To date, Obamacare Has Saved Consumers $2.1 Billion Lawmakers get back to doing nothing -"We're up to zero votes on Obama's jobs bills and more than 30 votes to repeal Obamacare." Fox says Michelle Obama accused Mitt Romney of murder ... because she said Obamacare saves lives Debunking 10 Myths About Obamacare Eight More Ways Women Will Benefit Under Obamacare Starting Tomorrow (August 1, 2012) CBO: Repealing health reform (Obamacare) would increase the deficit by $109 billion States with Highest Infant Mortality Rates most Opposed to Obamacare 10 Reasons Most People Like Obamacare Once They Know What's Really In It | News & Politics | AlterNet No, ‘Obamacare' isn't ‘the largest tax increase in the history of the world' (in one chart) Fact Checking Mitt Romney on Obamacare, "The fact is that, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, Obamacare will actually lower the deficit by about $124 billion over 10 years." ObamaCare Is Constitutional; Get Over It "Obamacare" explained very well by some redditors. Healthcare/affordable care act/mandate explained Thanks to 'Obamacare' millions of people will start getting insurance rebates this summer totaling $1.3 billion. Supreme Court: Strip searching is 'A-Ok' but 'Obamacare' may be government overreach. After two years of Obamacare [img] "Conservative hatred of ObamaCare isn't rooted in the details of the law -- it's rooted in opposition to Obama." Already more than two million young adults have gotten health insurance through their parents' policies because of Obamacare ObamaCare includes the first tax increase on the richest one percent in a generation. Woman Who Attacked ObamaCare Apologizes After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Thanks to the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare"), millions of Medicare recipients saved an average of $569 on their prescriptions this year Republicans want to pull the plug on the health care overhaul they call "Obamacare," but that law is less a deficit driver than the Medicare drug plan Republicans created Obamacare's crackdown on health care fraud leads to 85% more prosecutions Obamacare is working. The law Republicans hate is already lowering Medicare costs. FLA republicans reject $50 million in child-abuse prevention funds because they're tied to "Obamacare" More Solid Proof That Obamacare Is Working Health Insurers Forced to Justify Rate Increases Over 10%, thanks to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) What Obamacare has done for me [img] healthcare reform Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) claims Obamacare would have killed his daughter. Neglects to mention GOP's budget would cut medical research that helped save his daughter. GOP claims 650,000 lost jobs from "ObamaCare," and cites the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office as the source. But the CBO never produced the number. What follows is a story of how statistics get used and abused in Washington. Repealing Obamacare would mean 32 million fewer people would have health insurance in 2019 GOP legislator frets over 28 days without insurance -- after campaigning on repealing healthcare for 30 million people (with graph of how many would be uninsured under GOP vs Obamacare) Beck: Fire department "had to" let Tennessee house burn down, otherwise, you have "Obamacare" States against 'Obamacare,' still reaping rewards Taxpayers pay $90 billion in medicare fraud every year. Obamacare put a quick and immediate stop to that "For the first time federal officials have the power to overhaul the system under Obama's Affordable Care Act, which gives them authority to stop paying a provider they suspect is fraudulent." The GOP's Dirty Health Care Secret: Republicans are screaming that Obamacare's mandates are a "stunning assault on liberty," as one put it. That's ironic, since Richard Nixon, Bob Dole, and Bill Frist all embraced the idea. Limbaugh: "Well, your mom would still have died, because Obamacare doesn't kick in until 2014." Ted Cruz filibusters for 21 hours to put an end to Obamacare. After the 21 hours, the vote moved forward anyway, because his fake filibuster didn't block anything. He then voted to advance the bill he was symbolically filibustering, joining a 100-to-0 vote to take up the spending bill. While just 36% believe Obamacare is a good idea, that number increases to 53% when respondents were read a paragraph describing Obama's plans.