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March 6, 2017

By Alison Kodjak and Joe Neel | NPR with KPCC

After years of waiting, it's finally here.

February 16, 2017

By Ed Hernandez and Connie M. Leyva

Republican lawmakers met at a private retreat in Philadelphia the other day and admitted to themselves what they refuse to tell the American public: They have no replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They have no workable plan. Their promise — to come up with a plan that would cover more people, at cheaper cost, while eliminating the revenue that would pay for such expanded coverage — is impossible to keep.

February 14, 2017

By Rebecca Plevin

California lawmakers are discussing how they will respond to a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and Los Angeles County is poised to offer its own suggestions for how to deal with a cut in federal health care dollars.

January 26, 2017

By Ed Hernandez

Last week, I went looking for the real Obamacare. Not the one that’s been vilified by President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, but the Obamacare that’s otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act, the one providing health coverage to more than 5 million people in California.

January 24, 2017

California and other states could keep their federally funded insurance exchange with consumer protections intact under a proposal unveiled Monday by two Republican U.S. Senators.

Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, said their proposed legislation would allow states that embraced the Affordable Care Act to keep operating under many of the current federal rules.

January 23, 2017

McClatchy Washington Bureau


Senate Republicans say they’ll insure more Americans than President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act and do it more cheaply – by giving power to the states.