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
Transgender rights

Trump plans to take health care protections away from trans patients

The new policies are expected within 10 days
Carter Sherman
health care

Trump says the GOP will definitely be the "party of health care" — just not until 2021

President Trump is backing down on health care again.
Emma Ockerman

The GOP isn't all thrilled Trump's attacking Obamacare again

Republicans are concerned there's no plan to fix or replace it.
Matt Laslo

The Trump administration wants to repeal the whole of Obamacare

"This is outrageous."
Paul Vale
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

A judge ruled Obamacare is unconstitutional. Here's what that means for you.

The nation’s health program, also known as Obamacare, isn’t going away anytime soon.
Emma Ockerman
healthcare guides

24 Health Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

Learn what premiums, deductibles, copays are and how they work together.
Susan Rinkunas
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why Republicans are being forced to play defense on health care

Republicans are all talk and little action on protecting pre-existing conditions.
Roberto Ferdman
health care

Republicans say they’re protecting people with pre-existing conditions. That’s not true.

Republicans are staring down their own records on health care.
Emma Ockerman
health care

Health care is a top issue for voters. That leaves Republicans in a tricky spot for the midterms.

Drug addiction, medical debt and rising health costs have left Republicans in the position of backing provisions of the legislation they don't actually like.
Emma Ockerman