Affordable Care Act


Doctors May Soon Be Legally Able to Refuse to Treat Trans People

The Trump Administration has proposed a revision of the Affordable Care Act that would eliminate anti-discrimination protections for transgender Americans.
Diana Tourjée
Disability Rights

Disabled Activists Should Not Have to Die to Have Our Voices Heard

Carrie Ann Lucas's recent insurance-related death has brought new eyes to her work as a prominent activist—and is yet another instance of disability rights only gaining mainstream attention after one of us dies.
s.e. smith
Views My Own

The Ruling Striking Down Obamacare Is a Disaster for Republicans

When a judge said the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional, it was technically a victory for conservatives, but not the kind of victory they want.
Harry Cheadle
healthcare guides

24 Health Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

Learn what premiums, deductibles, copays are and how they work together.
Susan Rinkunas
healthcare guides

All the Questions You Should Ask Your Insurance Company Before You Have a Baby

The Tonic guide to navigating health insurance for pregnant people, including how to get insurance, what's covered, and what steps you need to take before the baby arrives.
Jessica Migala
Views My Own

The Big, Shameless Republican Healthcare Lie That Could Destroy Lives

Republicans have stopped making arguments about Obamacare—instead they're just not telling voters what they're really doing.
Harry Cheadle

Treat Yourself to a Health Shopping Spree

Now is the perfect time to max out your free and discounted health benefits for 2018.
Anita Hamilton
Fighting Words

Brett Kavanaugh Is a Threat to Disabled People’s Rights

Kavanaugh’s record suggests he doesn’t recognize the inherent humanity and value of the disability community at large.
s.e. smith

The States Attacking Obamacare Would Suffer the Most If Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Goes Away

Nine of the 11 states with the highest rates of pre-existing conditions have signed onto the lawsuit to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Harriet Rowan, Kaiser Health News

Obamacare Prices Will Increase 15 Percent Next Year

Trump administration changes to the law are to blame, per a new analysis.
Susan Rinkunas

This Woman Asked Ted Cruz to Take a DNA Test to Prove He's Human

Texan voter Tammy Talpas tells Broadly why she confronted the Republican senator on the campaign trail—and why she has difficulty believing he's an actual human being.
Sirin Kale

Despite What Trump Says, the Obamacare Tax Penalty Is Still in Effect

The individual mandate doesn't go away until 2019, but some confused people have already canceled their health coverage.
Emily Bazar, Kaiser Health News