Obamacare

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Obamacare

A nickname for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was passed during US President Barack Obama's tenure in office as his signature legislation. Obamacare was an attempt to provide universal healthcare.
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Keep this in mind as Obama-Care --yes, it remains the law of the land --steers us toward hospice in our later years.
At a recent rally in front of the Supreme Court, where the fate of Obama-care might once again end up, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said: "Last night the president tweeted that they will come up with their plan in 2021.
The cited House Budget document points out that, even before Obama-Care, Medicaid was already "on an unsustainable path." The Congressional Budget Office currently projects that federal spending on Medicare will hit $655 billion by 2028.
Birth Control: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes called "Obama-care," contains a provision designed to ensure that women will have access to affordable and effective contraception.
In his new book, 150 Years of Obama-Care (Johns Hopkins University Press), attorney Daniel E.
And never mind that Obama-Care is a fiscal time bomb that's already driven up the cost of health insurance for millions of individuals and small business owners.
There are forecasts that Obama may not be able to sustain the pressures emanating from Israel, American Jewish lobby and congressional fissures, and he may backtrack; thus creating an "Iran-care" syndrome on the pattern of "Obama-care".
Perry leaves a million Texans without health insurance (Houston Chronicle): "By all accounts, the Obama-care rollout has been a disaster.
Sebelius: Supreme Court jurisprudence traditionally bars the court from characterizing something as a tax if none of the litigants do, yet the Chief Justice came up with the idea of calling the IRS' financial extraction in the Obama-Care legislation a tax.
Yes, that is right, the government shutdown over Obama-care.
The more extreme elements of the Republican Party see "Obama-care" as a ballot box strategy - an attempt to create twenty-five odd million extra state dependants or structural democrat voters.
World War I brought the first major federal involvement in medical care, which led eventually to Obama-Care. Doris Kearns Goodwin's No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II is an encomium to the Roosevelts' project to use the war as a lever to advance social changes.
Why should they be deprived of Obama-care when the rest of the nation will be compelled to have it?
Borrowing from 'Obama-care' in the United States, Discovery Health was experimenting with 'the patient-centred medical home,' a simple, elegant and exciting concept where GP practice returned to its rightful place as the 'medical home for families--and where you go back to after the specialist--where records are kept and you get total treatment for life.'