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COMMENTARY

Pa. residents will see expanded healthcare through the American Rescue Plan. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - March 23, 2021

The COVID stimulus bill represents the boldest expansion of health care in a decade that will lower health care costs and expand access to coverage.

COMMENTARY

Long live Obamacare. Now it’s NoMalarkeyCare | Dick Polman

BY: - March 22, 2021

Not only did Obamacare survive the Mar-a-Lago loser – and 10 years of attempted Republican sabotage – but today it’s more alive than ever.

COMMENTARY

7 things that President-elect Biden can achieve on health care | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has plenty of work ahead of him; reining in the out-of-control pandemic tops the list, and beyond that, there are significant challenges on health care in general.

COMMENTARY

Why unions need the Affordable Care Act | Opinion

BY: - November 15, 2020

Unions cannot stand idly by and watch as others try to rip health insurance away from our members and the people and communities they serve.

COMMENTARY

Conservatives backed the ideas behind Obamacare, so how did they come to hate it? | Opinion

BY: - November 11, 2020

it was Newt Gingrich, one of the most conservative speakers of the House, who laid out the blueprint for the Affordable Care Act as early as 1993.

COMMENTARY

Pa. is in the middle of a 2020 ‘litigation arms race’ that’s only going to escalate | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 26, 2020

Eight days out, expect the blizzard of lawsuits to continue well past Election Day with swing states like Pa. playing a starring role.

Pa.’s Casey: Affordable Care Act in ‘grave danger’ if Barrett confirmed to Supreme Court 

BY: - October 7, 2020

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., , raised alarms Wednesday about the possibility of the Affordable Care Act being overturned if a conservative U.S. Supreme Court justice is confirmed in the next few weeks.

COMMENTARY

If the Supreme Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act, Trump’s health care order is not enough to replace it | Opinion

BY: - October 7, 2020

Trump's executive order lacks a number of key details and the legal grounds for enacting much of the proposal.

COMMENTARY

‘All the rights we hold dear are in jeopardy,’ famed lawyer Kathryn Kolbert warns of conservative Supreme Court | John L. Micek

BY: - October 1, 2020

A 6-3 conservative Supreme Court would result in rulings that would 'alter our understanding of constitutional law,' the famed attorney warned Thursday.

COMMENTARY

If Obamacare goes away, here are eight ways your life will be affected | Analysis

BY: - September 30, 2020

If the Supreme Court strikes down the ACA, it seems unlikely to me that a meaningful replacement will be put in place.

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’Please stop, sir’: A Philly voter’s stinging rebuke to Trump | Dick Polman

BY: - September 21, 2020

If you’re wondering how Trump will “debate” Biden in less than two weeks, look no further than last Tuesday night’s transcript.

Pa. Reps. Wild, Houlahan push for reopening of Obamacare exchanges during pandemic

BY: - April 15, 2020

A bill that that would require the exchanges to reopen any time there's a public health emergency declaration remains in park in the Senate.