Obamacare in Trump country

This is Whitley County. Like many counties in this region, voters here overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump in November’s election. The county has a median per capita income of around $16,000. It’s 97% white and 88% of the residents over 25 don’t have a college degree. It also happens to be the birthplace for Kentucky Fried […]

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Three Republican Senators Trigger Collapse Of Health Care Effort | NBC Nightly News

Three Republican Senators Trigger Collapse Of Health Care Effort | NBC Nightly News

HUNT WAS UP ALL NIGHT WATCHING IT AND EXPLAINS HOW IT ALL WENT DOWN.>>Reporter: AFTER SEVEN YEARS OF FIGHTING, THE REPUBLICAN PROMISED TO REPEAL OBAMACARE IS BROKEN. SENATOR JOHN McCAIN STUNNED HIS PRESIDENT AND HIS PARTY OVERNIGHT, STEPPING UP AND VOTING NO. TO GASPS IN THE SENATE CHAMBER. THE SO-CALLED SKINNY REPEAL BILL FAILED 49-51. […]

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24 MILLION To Lose Health Insurance Under TrumpCare

24 MILLION To Lose Health Insurance Under TrumpCare

DURING THE CAMPAIGN DONALD TRUMP PROMISED OVER AND OVER AGAIN THAT HE WOULDN’T CUT SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, OR MEDICAID. HE SAID HE WOULDN’T CUT IT. HE SAID HE WOULD, QUOTE, SAVE MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND SOCIAL SECURITY WITHOUT CUTS. THAT IS ONE OF MANY QUOTES WHERE HE WAS CRYSTAL CLEAR. THEY RELEASED THEIR NEW TRUMPCARE PLAN, […]

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Inexperienced Insurance Agent vs Knowledgeable Advisor – Zero Deductible Health Insurance

Inexperienced Insurance Agent vs Knowledgeable Advisor – Zero Deductible Health Insurance

Who’s best qualified to help you with your health insurance needs? An agent or an advisor? Every year prior to the Open Enrollment period insurance companies hire thousands of new temporary agents. Many with only a few months of experience, and they only know about the policies they are allowed to sell – and sometimes […]

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How Much Does Small Business Health Insurance Cost?

How Much Does Small Business Health Insurance Cost?

How much does small business health insurance cost? People are often surprised to learn that small business health insurance coverage often costs less than coverage bought in the individual insurance market. Research published by eHealth in 2016 found that the average small business health insurance plan cost $286 per person, and those monthly premiums are […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Tears Apart Trump, Republicans, And Fox News In Healthcare Bill Showdown

Republicans in the Senate still have about nine days left to pass their horrible health care bill known as the Graham-Cassidy bill. So far, just like last time, one of the loudest voices speaking out about this disaster of a bill is late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel from Jimmy Kimmel Live. So far […]

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Health Insurance: Now’s the Time to Enroll!

Health Insurance: Now’s the Time to Enroll!

Now’s the time to find a health plan on HealthCare.gov. Sign up between November 1st and December 15th. So if you end up here… Or here… Or here… You’re covered. Enroll by December 15th.

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Republicans To The Poor: iPhones Or Healthcare

Republicans To The Poor:  iPhones Or Healthcare

JASON CHAFFIN IT’S IS AN EXTREME RIGHT-WINGER AND HE WENT ON CNN TO DEFEND DISTRICT CONEY AND REPUBLICAN HEALTHCARE PROPOSAL. SEEMS LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE GOING TO LOSE THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE AND THEY’RE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO AFFORD AND IT IS ACTUALLY GOING TO BE MORE EXPENSIVE. I SAID IT WAS […]

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Jimmy Kimmel’s Emotional Weekend Over Health Care Battle

Jimmy Kimmel’s Emotional Weekend Over Health Care Battle

I HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD WEEKEND. I HAD AN EMOTIONAL WEEKEND, FOR SURE. AS YOU MAY KNOW, I WOUND UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH CARE DEBATE AFTER — I KNOW IT’S RIDICULOUS, BUT AFTER A SENATOR, SENATOR BILL CASSIDY OF LOUISIANA WHO WAS ON MY SHOW IN MAY AND PROMISED A […]

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Could Health-Care Cuts Cost Disabled Americans Their Freedom?

Could Health-Care Cuts Cost Disabled Americans Their Freedom?

No cuts to Medicaid! These are protestors in front of Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s office. Many of whom are in wheelchairs. They’re protesting the Medicaid cuts in the Republican health-care bill. President Trump and Republicans in Congress are proposing huge cuts to Medicaid. The fifty year old federal safety net, which right now covers […]

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