Trump has declared open war on Obamacare
With its abrupt decision to terminate the cost-sharing subsidies, the Trump administration has thrown the exchanges into chaos on the eve of open enrollment; it has imperiled the full faith and credit of the United States; and it will cause a massive increase in federal spending.
Ending a Critical Obamacare Subsidy
The Trump administration will terminate the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing payments, further destabilizing the already-fragile exchanges on the eve of open enrollment. The legal fallout will be complex, messy, and expensive.
Versus Trump: The Contraception Mandate Challenges
On this week’s episode of Versus Trump, Easha and Jason discuss the Administration's drastic expansion of the number of companies that may now offer health insurance that does not cover birth control, as well as several lawsuits that were immediately filed challenging these new regulations. Listen now!
Graham-Cassidy should be seen for what it is: an effort to prevent any level of government, state or federal, from making good on the promise of universal coverage.
Graham-Cassidy Is Unconstitutional
Graham-Cassidy has a constitutional flaw: the funding formula for the block grants to states that form the bill’s core is unconstitutional.
Versus Trump: The FOIA Spectacular!
On this week’s episode of Versus Trump, Easha and Charlie discuss all things FOIA—that is, the Freedom of Information Act. Listen now!
The EEOC's Rule on Wellness Programs Is Busted
A federal judge has held that EEOC violated the APA in issuing a rule that would have allowed employers to penalize employees who opted out of wellness programs. But the judge has left the rule in place for now.
Here's How Trump Could Sabotage Obamacare
Should the Trump Administration do whatever it can to make Obamacare work? Or should it sabotage the law in an effort to force Democrats to the bargaining table?
HIV is a Health Condition — Not a Crime
Despite consensus that criminalizing HIV has little public health effect, is not supported by scientific knowledge of transmission risks, and may violate the Americans with Disabilities, states are still enforcing laws against people living with HIV.