Search Tag: ACA

Executive Health Management

Physicians Urged to Reject ACA Repeal

2017 10 Jan

An opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine says that the GOP's plans to dismantle the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), without a replacement law, will have a "potentially dangerous impact". While the ACA is far from perfect, its repeal would mean stripping coverage from poorer patients and those with pre-existing conditions,... Read more

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GOP-led Congress Seen Prioritising ACA Repeal

2017 03 Jan

  Eager to prove that they can keep their campaign promises, GOP leaders are expected to make revocation of key ACA provisions a top priority when the 115th Congress convenes in early January. For instance, party leaders have expressed their intention to scrap the mandate requiring people to enrol in health coverage as soon as possible.    A bare-bones budget... Read more

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Trump “Dream Team”: Tom Price to lead HHS, Seema Verma to lead CMS

2016 30 Nov

  President-elect Donald Trump has announced that Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price will take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under when he takes office next January. Price is known for being against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has already proposed plans to repeal and replace the legislation implemented under President... Read more

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Navigating Healthcare Uncertainty Until U.S. Presidential Inauguration

2016 14 Nov

The outcome of the recent U.S. presidential election which saw Republican Donald Trump victorious has shed an uncertain light onto healthcare as the president-elect has repeatedly vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but will not release details until the January inauguration. To add to the confusion, since his election Trump has indicated... Read more

Executive Health Management

Trump Wins Presidency: U.S. Healthcare Leaders Forced to Rethink Future

2016 09 Nov

Republican Donald Trump shocked the U.S. and the world with his victory in the presidential race on Tuesday beating main rival, Democrat Hilary Clinton with 279 electoral votes out of 538, against Clinton’s 228 (result as of 10 Nov).   With Trump’s plans on ‘repealing’ the Affordable Care Act (ACA) established by incumbent president Barack Obama, healthcare... Read more

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Crucial Training for ACA

2016 18 Oct

Two Rutgers schools are teaming up to train healthcare managers to face multiple challenges arising from the ongoing transition to Affordable Care. Complicated requirements on measuring provision of healthcare to millions of patients is creating a rapidly-changing sector and Rutgers is offering training to help managers keep up with the pace.   The... Read more