“When nursing homes push out poor and disabled patients”


“She had until midnight to decide.

Willis’ Medicaid managed-care plan had told the home that it was cutting off payment because she no longer qualified for such a high level of care. If Willis, 58, stayed and paid the daily rate, her Social Security disability money would run out in three days. But if she left, she had nowhere to go. She’d recently become homeless after a breakup and said she couldn’t even afford a room-and-board setting.” MORE

“Jimmy Kimmel Makes Another Emotional Plea For Children’s Health Care”


“Jimmy Kimmel has issued another emotional plea for viewers to get involved in protecting affordable access to health care.

While holding his 7-month-old son Billy, who underwent a second heart surgery last week after being born with congenital heart disease, the late-night host discussed the Children’s Health Insurance Program(CHIP) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night. The program is in jeopardy because Congress failed to secure funding in October. According to the Washington Post, CHIP provides low-cost health care to 9 million children across the country.” MORE


“Trump’s Sabotage Efforts A Miserable Failure As Obamacare Signups Break Record”


“Despite Donald Trump’s efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, a record-breaking number of Americans enrolled in Obamacare insurance plans in the early days of open enrollment, a new report indicates.

According to The Hill, twice as many people signed up for Obamacare plans this year than last year during the same time period.” MORE

Watch “As Trump Has No Idea What’s Going On During Healthcare Executive Order Signing”


A lost-looking Donald Trump looked around the room and appeared completely tuned out as Vice President Mike Pence introduced before a healthcare executive order signing at the White House.

“‘We Are Outraged’: Thousands Of Faith Leaders Oppose GOP Health Care Bill”


WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. Capitol Police arrest protesters from handicap advocacy organizations as they shout and interrupt a Senate Finance Committee hearing about the proposed Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. Demonstrators disrupted the hearing to protest the legislation, the next in a series of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

“Obama’s Assessment Of The Graham-Cassidy Bill”


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