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 …

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 …

Where Does the AHCA Bill Stand?

Update April 4, 2017: 1:04pm (4:04pm EST):  Despite GOP leadership’s insistence that the party was choosing not to focus on healthcare reform for the foreseeable future, several key players are trying to bring the AHCA back to the floor. Last …

AHCA Narrowly Passes House Budget Committee

On March 16, 2017, the House Budget Committee voted 19-17 to send the American Health Care Act, which repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act, to the House Rules Committee. For the full story, visit Modern Healthcare.

GOP Health Plan Released: American Health Care Act

On March 6, 2017, Congress released its new health care plan titled the American Health Care Act of 2017. The UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Policy has created this website to keep track of efforts to repeal and …