Affordable Care Act is a 'federal outreach,' Landry says

Affordable Care Act is a 'federal outreach,' Landry says

"In November, the American people delivered a new Democratic House majority with a stern message for Washington: Republicans' attacks on health care must end", Mrs. Pelosi said. "We will lead the (Affordable Care Act's) defense as long and far as it takes".

"We will fight to protect the law, protect the rule of law, and protect people who depend on this protection", Weiser said, adding that Medicaid expansion under the ACA has been a critical lifeline to rural hospitals in the state. O'Connor, who has emerged as something of a favorite for the Texas Attorney General's Office, issued a stay last week keeping the law in place "because many everyday Americans would otherwise face great uncertainty during the pendency of appeal".

Insurance enrollment at has dropped more than five percent in Oregon.

The 16 states and the District of Columbia argue the Texas judge's decision is fatally flawed and should be immediately struck down.

Colorado's Attorney General-Elect Phil Weiser said in the press call that rural hospitals in OR and Colorado will likely have to close if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

"We expect the number of Florida Blue enrollees with an Affordable Care Act plan to be in line with last year's numbers, and are proud to continue our longstanding role as the leading health insurer in Florida", company spokesman Doug Bartel said Friday.

Politically, the development may temporarily move the national spotlight off President Trump's expanding legal difficulties from the Mueller investigation on the Russian conspiracy to influence USA elections and the president's spreading business troubles.

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After two long years of fruitlessly trying to kill Obamacare, the Republican Party and President Trump have been given a political hand grenade by a federal judge in Texas to get the job done. Prospective House Speaker Nancy Pelosi promptly announced that when her party takes control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, it will "move swiftly to formally intervene in the appeals process to uphold the life-saving protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and reject Republicans' effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act".

O'Connor ruled last month that the sweeping health care law must fall because Congress had eliminated the individual mandate penalty by reducing it to $0 starting this year.

The attorneys general on the press call, all Democrats, disagreed.

In 2012, the United States Supreme Court gave the green light to the mandate, arguing that Congress had the right to penalize the uninsured through its power to impose taxes.

For now, the attorneys general are focused on a win in the Fifth Circuit Court. The Democratic state AGs are in the process of tapping newly-elected officials to join the case.

Until then, the Affordable Care Act remains effective.



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