Latest News on the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 30, 2017: On June 22, 2017, Republican leaders publically released its healthcare repeal and replace bill called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (“BCRA”).  This bill reflects the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”), which the House passed in May.  Republicans …

Protests After California State Assembly Shelves Single Payer Healthcare Bill

July 11, 2017: The California Nurses Association continues to lead a series of protests after California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon shelved the Healthy California Act (SB-562) on June 23, 2017.  The bill, which was passed by the California Senate in early June, would create a single payer, …

California Senate Passes Single Payer Healthcare Bill

June 1, 2017 By a 23-14 vote, the California Senate approved the Healthy California Act (SB-562) on June 1, 2017.  If enacted into law, the bill would create a single payer, universal healthcare program for everyone in the state.  The …

Ten Things the AHCA Will Do if Passed

Today, the House of Representatives is voting on the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”), a bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (“ACA,” also referred to as “Obamacare”).  Here are ten of the major changes that …

House Set to Vote on Health Care Bill Today

The House of Representatives is preparing to vote on the repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act today.  According to the New York Times, Republican lawmakers believe they have enough votes to secure passage of the bill.  Yesterday the New …

How Trump Can Change the ACA, Even Without Congress

With the collapse of the GOP’s American Health Care Act (“AHCA”) last Friday, the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) remains the law of the land for the foreseeable future.  The failure to repeal and replace the ACA was a stunning setback …