US Affordable Care Act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US Affordable Care Act


Obama, Team Trump in health care showdown

Jan 05, 2017 - 8:43 AM

Obamacare the fruit of an 8 year drive to extend medical coverage to tens of millions of Americans will come under sustained assault when Trump takes office on January 20 with Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress

US President Barack Obama walks alongside House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (2nd R), as he arrives for a meeting with the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses to discuss the Affordable Care Act at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 4, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump and his aides plan next moves as protests spread

Nov 13, 2016 - 11:49 AM

UPDATED Trump has sought to strike a conciliatory tone since his election sent a shockwave around the world

VISITING CAPITOL HILL. US President-elect Donald Trump (C) talks to the media with his wife Melania Trump after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R) R-KY on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 10, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP