Tag: Affordable Care Act

We’re in a Pandemic So the Feds Plan to Revoke Trans Healthcare Protections

In the middle of a pandemic, the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal that could allow doctors and medical centers to refuse health care to transgender people. On Friday, Politico reported that the Department of Justice is preparing to strip trans-inclusive protections from Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which bars discrimination […]

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The Affordable Care Act Turns 10 Today. We Cannot Turn Back the Clock on Black Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights

Photo: Shutterstock Healthcare in America has never been just. Inequity and racism are built into the system, and black women often bear the unjust burden. Our pain is taken less seriously; we are often misdiagnosed and untreated, and black women are three times more likely to die in childbirth. From provider bias and medical mistreatment […]

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Obamacare At 10: Study Shows Gaps In Coverage Between Racial Lines Have Narrowed But Persist

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since the affordable care act was officially signed. In the time we’ve seen the Avengers catch Thanos’ hands, Thanos catch the Avengers’ hands and Lex Luthor actually became President of the United States. While the last decade has increased access to […]

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Challenge to Obamacare to be Heard by Supreme Court

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Y’all. It’s been 10 years since the Affordable Care Act was enacted. 10 years of Americans getting insurance and Republicans inexplicably being butt hurt about it. Hopefully, good or bad, a Supreme Court decision will finally get them to shut the hell up about it. CBS News reports that the […]

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Is the Supreme Court Coming For Your Birth Control?

The Supreme Court will consider whether the Trump administration can let employers opt out of offering birth control coverage to workers on moral or religious grounds, the justices announced Friday. The court will hear oral arguments for a challenge that consolidates two cases, Trump v. Pennsylvania and Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and […]

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