How Jimmy Kimmel’s Story Did More For Obamacare Than Politicians Ever Could

By now, you’ve probably seen nighttime talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about his newborn son. Kimmel took the opportunity to link his family’s medical experience to the national debate about saving or repealing the Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare by many.

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Five Obamacare Benefits Too Dangerous To Repeal

See 5 protections provided by Obamacare that leaks say are possibly on the chopping block in the GOP’s repeal and replace plan. Regardless of how closely you follow healthcare policy, you probably have not considered the loss of these Obamacare benefits.

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New Obamacare Replacement Plan from GOP

GOP Congressman Mark Sanford (SC) announced Republicans’ newest Obamacare repeal and replace plan. His bill does more than return U.S. healthcare to pre-ACA standards. It overhauls it completely. How will Americans respond to the law’s controversial ideas?

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New Medicare Cards Mailing Status

Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards that replace every existing Medicare card. So far, Medicare beneficiaries in six U.S. states have all received their new cards, while some in thirteen other states have theirs. Since this is a major undertaking, Medicare is mailing the new cards in waves. This page will be updated as we receive the latest information from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Ronny Jackson: 7 Facts About Next VA Secretary

President Trump nominated Dr. Ronny Jackson to be the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Is he up to the task? Jackson is the President’s physician and an accomplished military doc. But the Secretary of Veterans Affairs leads the second largest government agency in the U.S., and is responsible for providing all of the benefits and services to the nation’s 20 million veterans. Get the FACTS you need to know: who Dr. Jackson is, and if he is qualified.

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Where is Melania Trump’s Cyberbullying Campaign?

Melania Trump announced her goal to protect children from cyberbullying in 2017. “It is never okay when a 12-year-old girl or boy is mocked, bullied or attacked … with no name hiding on the internet,” she said. But observers claim little has been done to actually combat the problem. Until her visit with the Secretary of Education to a school, reporters thought. Learn how the campaign against online bullies is going.

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Sen. Ron Johnson Responds To Our Healthcare Criticism

Earlier this year, we published an open letter to Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), slamming his dangerous votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read Johnson’s response, which includes his reasoning for why the Affordable Care Act must be disassembled, piece by piece.

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Expect a New Medicare Card in the Mail

Medicare beneficiaries will soon have their social security numbers removed from their Medicare card. This is happening as a result of a long-awaited 2015 law signed by President Obama, aimed at preventing identity theft among seniors. But when should you expect to see new Medicare cards, and what replaces the SSN?

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I’m Going to the FDA’s Alopecia Areata Meeting in DC!

This FDA meeting gives us with alopecia areata a chance to tell the people who approve drugs and medical devices that we need more research into treatments for AA. I’ll be flying out to Washington, D.C. in a couple weeks. Have you heard of an FDA PFDD meeting before?

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Healthcare Sharing Ministries: Better than Insurance?

With rising costs for health insurance and fines for those who aren’t covered under Obamacare, individual and families have begun to consider alternatives such as the health care sharing model, made popular by organizations like Liberty HealthShare and Medi-Share. But what exactly are they, and how do they compare to traditional health insurance?

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An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson on Healthcare

Today, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) voted to move forward on repeal (or repeal and replacement, who knows – the President doesn’t really care) of the Affordable Care Act. I intend to hold Sen. Johnson responsible for his dangerous vote to impact the healthcare of everyone I know. Read my open letter to him.

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