Tag: pre-existing conditions

When Being Uninsured Cuts Life Short: In Memory of My Dad

George K. Hoppe was the owner of a small architectural firm in Lavallette, New Jersey. He designed beach homes along the shore, funeral homes, retail buildings, and the Ocean County Boy Scouts building in New Jersey. Being uninsured cut his life short. To honor her dad on Father’s Day, CHIR’s Olivia Hoppe tells his story.

A Blow to Working Class Coverage

On the heels of multiple failed attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Trump attempts to do what Congress could not: roll back the ACA’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In an opinion piece for U.S. News & World Report, CHIR’s Sabrina Corlette breaks down the potential impact of the President’s recent executive order.

The Affordable Care Act and Entrepreneurship

Recent media articles touted the news that Senator Ted Cruz was planning to sign up for health insurance through one of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges. Our colleague Sean Miskell notes that this is an example of the law working as intended, freeing people to pursue their professional hopes and dreams, without fear of losing job-based health coverage.

The ACA Hit List for the New Congress: A Prescription for Big Premium Hikes

The recent election brings us a new Congress and a new leadership dedicated to repeal of the Affordable Care Act. But instead of pushing for full repeal, the likely new Senate Majority leader has said he would focus on rolling back only the provisions he’s identified as unpopular, such as the individual mandate. Sabrina Corlette takes a look at why he can’t have his cake and eat it too.

A Surprising Source of an Intra-Party Fight: The PCIPs

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to debate the first major proposal in three years to expand a provision of the Affordable Care Act. And it’s prompting an intra-party fight. Sabrina Corlette takes a look.

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