Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

SCOTUS Back To Work Tomorrow: Buckle Up

Tomorrow is the first Monday of October. In the US this year this means that we will be looking at the new Supreme Court session. This time around for the first time in a long time there will be a … Continue reading

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Medicaid MCOs Get Another Huge Raise

Coming on the tail of an 8.4% raise to the MCOs last year, the administration of Governor Kim Reynolds awarded the MCOs a raise of 8.6% this year. In real dollars those numbers that is a raise of $344 million … Continue reading

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Rule Of Law? Pish!

While the video below isn’t directly related to the subject, it does have the flavor (3 minutes) Republicans are great with little bumper sticker slogans. A few words that seemingly mean something almost as a guide for their actions. Sort … Continue reading

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From Progress Iowa: Trump’s Terrible Health Care Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 As Trump Officially Launches Campaign, His Terrible Record on Health Care Still Stands Des Moines, Iowa — As President Trump announced his reelection campaign this week, his ongoing war on … Continue reading

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Barr Sucks Up Attention; DOJ Continues Assault On ACA

The eyes of much of the politically attuned folks of this country were watching William Barr lying, misleading and omitting in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, doing his best to fill his role not as America’s top cop … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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“Medicare For None”

Screen shot from dailykos.com:   From thehill.com “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday (4/10/2019) that “Medicare for All” will not move in the Senate as long as Republicans control the chamber.  “Not as long as I’m majority … Continue reading

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NARAL:  Stop New Rules On Birth Control

“The Trump administration introduced new rules this month (November 14th) — similar to rules already blocked by federal courts — that would allow non-profits, private businesses, and universities to refuse to cover birth control in their insurance policies based on “moral … Continue reading

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Unbelievable: Trump DOJ Refuses To Defend ACA In Court

Pre-existing Conditions Protection Will Be Taken From 130 million Americans. Do you feel like you are at war? The current government is doing all it can to make your life painful all in the service of giving tax breaks to … Continue reading

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