HCAN Report: How the Republicans Are Suppressing Obamacare Enrollment

Updated October 3, 2013: Audio of a press call featuring U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier of California, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Healthcare and Entitlements, Sabrina Corlette, senior research fellow, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reform, … Continue reading

HCAN Report Highlights Anti-Obamacare States’ Attacks on Enrollment [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the best ways to create confusion is to hamstring those who would try to explain an idea. Today HCAN issued a new report cataloging the laws that have been passed by anti-Obamacare states desperately trying to keep Americans … Continue reading

HCAN Activist Stacie Ritter Appears on Al Jazeera America to Discuss the Affordable Care Act

HCAN Activist Stacie Ritter appeared on Al Jazeera America's Consider This to discuss the impact the Affordable Care Act is having on her family. Ritter, a long-time activist whose twin daughters were diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia when they … Continue reading

Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace Rates Come in 25% Lower Than Expected

Great news out of the Land of Lincoln. With 165 different plans available in the state’s health insurance exchange, premium rates are 25 percent lower than initially expected. While individual rates have yet to be released, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn … Continue reading

Cruz, Boehner and the GOP’s Hostage Crisis

By Ethan Rome – Executive Director, Health Care for America Now Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the GOP’s political opportunist and demagogue du jour, has successfully taken the Republicans in Congress hostage. With the aid of his tea party accomplices in … Continue reading

Two Republican Governors Back Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Michigan Gov. Rick Synder signed into law his state’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare Monday, while Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signaled his intent to implement his own expansion, albeit with some stipulations. Between the two states, almost one million people … Continue reading

$1.2 Billion in Consumer Savings Under Attack in GOP Scheme to Defund Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) saved consumers in the individual and small group markets $1.2 billion in 2012, but the federal programs that created the savings are being put at risk by Republicans who say they’ll close down the government … Continue reading

The GOP’s New Obamacare Attack: If You Can’t Beat the Law, Beat the People Who Benefit From It

By Ethan Rome –  Executive Director, Health Care for America Now As Republicans come to terms with the futility of their incessant efforts to repeal, defund, undermine and otherwise trash Obamacare, they’re turning to a new last-ditch strategy: make it … Continue reading

GOP Governors’ Refusal to Fully Participate in Medicaid Will Increase Their Constituents’ Private Health Insurance Premiums

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana said, “No, thanks,” to federal Medicaid funds available under the Affordable Care Act – many billions of dollars that would provide health care to their poorest and least healthy … Continue reading

New Study for RAND Exposes GOP Rate Shock Lies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Original report from RAND can be found here.