As President Joe Biden’s pandemic relief package steams through Congress, Democrats have hitched a ride for a top health care priority: strengthening the Affordable Care Act with some of the most significant changes to insurance affordability in more than a decade.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in a case that, for the third time in eight years, could result in the justices striking down the Affordable Care Act.
Coverage will remain in effect during the litigation, which comes at a time when scores of people have lost their insurance coverage due to a layoff.
Oral arguments in a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act are scheduled to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 10.
If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted.
When it comes to health care, President Donald Trump has promised far more than he has delivered.
“All it really is, is a statement that he wants one or more of his departments to come up with a plan," said Joe Antos with the American Enterprise Institute.
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The U.S. Supreme Court will decide on a case that could unravel the Affordable Care Act which led to an expansion of Medicaid, which now covers more than 1 million people in Oregon.
One of the most popular features of the Affordable Care Act is its guarantee of insurance coverage — at no greater cost — for people with preexisting health conditions.