Stories tagged: "affordable care act"

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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Rep. O’Halleran Chides Trump For Continuing ACA Repeal Efforts During Pandemic

Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona says repealing the Affordable Care Act, especially in the middle of a pandemic, only stands to make the country weaker.

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Here’s How to Apply for Health Insurance If You Lost Your Job Because of Coronavirus

Under the ACA, people who experience “qualifying life events,” such as losing their jobs, can enroll in a health insurance plan on the individual markets.

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Trump Refuses to Reopen Healthcare Enrollment Even As Millions Lose Jobs

The decision not to reopen the federal health insurance marketplace came down the same day the president announced a forecast of up to 240,000 deaths due to coronavirus.

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Video: Full Repeal of ACA Could Mean 300K Arizonans Lose Coverage

A full repeal of the ACA would leave Arizonans vulnerable during a critical time in our nation's history.

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Republicans Still Want to Take Health Care Away From 20 Million Americans—in the Middle of a Pandemic

The 2010 healthcare law provided tens of millions of Americans with health care and guaranteed coverage for the 135 million Americans under 65 who live with pre-existing conditions.

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Full Repeal of ACA Could Mean 300K Arizonans Lose Coverage

Republican lawmakers, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, have tried for years to repeal the landmark legislation.