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Jay Inslee signs bill making Washington first state to add ‘public option’ to Obamacare

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee approved the first health insurance “public option” in the U.S. on Monday. Inslee can now boast that he is the only Democratic presidential candidate to enact such a measure. The provision, dubbed “Cascade Care,” is meant to introduce more competition into the Obamacare marketplaces, particularly in counties where only one… Read More »

Pence aide says the administration will present an Obamacare replacement plan soon

The Trump administration will release a plan to replace Obamacare in the coming months, Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, said Wednesday. “The administration will continue to come forward with more free-market reforms that we think will continue to lower the price of healthcare,” Short said on MSNBC. The plan is intended… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor on what’s known as the Affordable Care Act came a… Read More »