Category Archives: Trumpcare

Top Stories for Week of March 30, 2020

Trump signs massive $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. President Trump on Friday signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in modern American history, backing a $2-trillion measure designed to respond… Read more »

Trump changes Medicaid

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The News: The Trump administration on Thursday (February 6, 2020) said it will experiment with allowing state Medicaid programs to limit health benefits and prescription drug coverage for some patients… Read more »

Hillary not cool with Elizabeth Warren’s “Medicare for All;” neither are many docs.

The News: Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee, said last Wednesday she hoped for a return to “boring, normal times” after the 2020 election, voicing skepticism of her party’s populist… Read more »

Healthcare stocks continue rise from the ashes as legislative uncertainties wane; sanity, fundamentals return.

Several Democratic presidential candidates have embraced “Medicare for all” as a rallying cry. Others are calling for a variety of healthcare reforms, such as lowering Medicare’s eligibility age from the… Read more »

Health sector stocks dead last after first-quarter wraps up; But some say outlook rosy due to strong fundamentals, unlikely changes to Obamacare.

“It’s all in how you look at it,” I was taught as a child by my immigrant grandparents. What does this have to do with evaluating the healthcare sector’s first-quarter… Read more »

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill in 51-49 Vote. Health coverage imperiled as Obamacare’s individual mandate traded for $338 billion in tax cuts.

The News: By a vote of 51-49, the Senate passed a tax overhaul bill early Saturday morning that included a repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate, which… Read more »

GOP tax bill taking same path to collapse as health-reform efforts. Or is it?

The News: House Republicans last Thursday (November 16, 2017) passed legislation that would overhaul the U.S. tax code, a crucial step forward in their effort to enact the centerpiece of… Read more »

McConnell willing to hold Senate vote on bipartisan health deal if Trump endorses, but what are the odds of passage?

The News: Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, said on Sunday (October 22, 2017) that he would be willing to bring a bipartisan proposal to stabilize health insurance… Read more »