Tenet CEO welcomes delays in Republican changes to Obamacare
Mar 01, 2017, 00:36
As many Republicans are finding out in their town hall meetings, their constituents aren't exactly as angry about the Affordable Care Act anymore.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver thinks the Republican answer to Obamacare has become about as obscene as the sight of your dad sporting thong underwear. They have said they won't vote for any bill that is "weaker" than the 2015 bill. But kicking thousands of my fellow veterans off their health insurance by killing the Affordable Care Act, and banning Muslims, won't help.
That's a pretty big promise to try and live up to, and as Oliver has pointed out, the clock is now ticking for republicans to get something done. Enrollment in the individual market would decline by 30 percent, resulting in 90,000 people losing their coverage.
Without detailing specifics, he told executives, "The new plan will be a great plan for the patients, for the people, and hopefully for the companies". Now they face maybe the biggest challenge of all: popular vote loser Donald Trump.
"The goal is that we make sure that people don't lose their coverage and that we have to put a high priority on people that need it most", Sanders said on ABC's "This Week" program Sunday.
Iraqi Forces Reportedly Enter Western Mosul
One captain in Iraq's emergency response division told the BBC inside western Mosul: "We very close to liberating Mosul". Iraqi officials said they had information that recent attacks in Baghdad had been organised from inside Syria.
Wal-Mart scores solid U.S. sales; earnings dip
The holiday shopping season was challenging for many retailers, underscoring the changes brick-and-mortar stores need to make. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 2.1%.
The GOP needs to put its cards on the table: What exactly is the process for repeal, what is in the replacement plan and what happens if Republicans can not get 60 votes for that plan?
Because House Republicans and a few conservatives in the Senate can't agree with their leadership on what to about health care, Republicans may fail to do the one thing that looked certain to happen after Trump won the presidential.
"We expect a full repeal of Obamacare and will not accept anything less", a Senate GOP aide familiar with the efforts by Paul, Cruz, and Lee said late Monday when reached by Breitbart News.
The logic behind HSAs and high-deductible plans is to make people aware of how much they are actually paying for health care and encourage them to shop for the best value, which in turn should pressure doctors to control their costs. "Now, open your eyes and tell us what you came up with, because we've got f-king nothing". Instead of committing to pay a percentage of states' Medicare and Medicaid spending, it would instead give them a set amount to do with as they please.
What the Republicans are considering would work well for families with middle-class incomes, Laszewski said. "And between all that and Medicaid expansion, more than 20 million people gained coverage, putting our uninsured rate at a historic low". House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) vowed to pass a repeal of the health care law by the end of March, and conservatives remain committed to that timeline.
The untitled Marvel TV project revolves around an ordinary couple who finds out that their children possess mutant powers. FOX's Bryan Singer-directed X-Men drama doesn't have a name, or even many confirmed characters, at least until now.
Moors says certain oil stocks, "the darlings of energy investors", are about to make a comeback now that oil prices are rising. On the fundamental front, we got word that OPEC is looking to step up its compliance with the late-November supply cut accord.
The figure is likely higher because many deaths go unrecorded, the agency's director, Fabrice Leggeri, said last week. The International Organization of Migration said the traffickers took the engine and left the boat to drift.
This injury could potentially be devastating for a Raptors team hoping to remain a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference. DeRozan's now fifth in the National Basketball Association in scoring this season, averaging 27.7 points per game.
Apple says its watches now are designed for 18 hours of battery life , though performance varies based on how you use the watch. Such technology could be delivered by Hong-Kong based Biel Crystal Manufactory or Taiwanese-based General Interface Solution.
Three are in what's called the star's " habitable zone ", an area where they're neither too hot or too cold to have liquid water. The system of planets is located 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth and they lie in the Aquarius constellation .
The U.S. -led global coalition against the Islamic State carried out dozens of airstrikes on Monday, Iraqi officials said. In Iraq, more than a thousand civilians have fled western Mosul as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas.
Verizon's announcement comes shortly after AT&T described its plans for "5G evolution" testing in Austin and Indianapolis . Verizon has yet to comment on what kind of speeds the pilot cities will be experiencing.
Maplelane Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bloomin' Brands during the second quarter worth approximately $7,550,000. The share price of Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) was down -3.99% during the last trading session, with a day high of 17.52.
Among other highlights is the panic button which is activated when a user presses the power button thrice. The smartphone packs a 13MP camera sensor on the back and a 5MP camera sensor on the front for selfies.
They only signed on in November, leaving little time for the preparation involved in putting together this mammoth production. And in an interview ahead of Kimmel's big hosting night, the host doesn't appear to have much planned in regards to Trump.
Tag for Berry and Poe to FA?
Ian Rappaport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Chiefs are working to make Berry the highest-paid safety in the NFL . Charles subsequently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and Spencer Ware closed out the season as the Chiefs' feature back.
Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)
FLO holds price to earnings ratio of 24.68 that presents much better indication for a stock's value than the market price alone. Also, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 10th.
Kings get Quick, Wild acquire Hanzal
Though Bishop makes Los Angeles deeper in goal, there are some questions on whether he was really what they needed most. The Los Angeles Kings have acquired goaltender Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
France wants Obama for president
We want people to wake up in the morning and, rather than have to see our usual candidates, rejoice in seeing Obama's face on... Now a petition is calling for an even bigger plot twist: the return of President Barack Obama.
Christian writer accuses Lego Batman Movie of "gay propaganda"
The closest thing to a Boy Wonder appearance Nolan gave to fans was Joseph Gordon Levitt's John Blake in " The Dark Knight Rises". McKay is now in negotiations to direct the live-action film which is based on DC Comics, with Bill Dubuque writing the script.
Wizards get Bojan Bogdanovic in trade with Nets
The Wizards hope Bogdanovic, a restricted free agent, will help them challenge the Cavs and Raptors for the East title. He added that the 27-year-old is a starter in the National Basketball Association and is a bench "boost".
Honor V9 official, a taste of Honor 9?
The Honor 8 Lite has been priced CNY 2,599 (which is approximately Rs 24,999) and will begin shipping this Friday- February 24. The phone boasts of a QHD display combined with a powerful battery and claims to be the best when it comes to VR, 3D support.
Battle Against ISIS In Mosul: Iraqi Forces Advance on Airport
It is expected that forces from the Counter Terrorism Service will once again play a key role in the push into western Mosul. Iraqi rapid response forces are seen through a shattered glass window of a military vehicle south of Mosul on Monday.