Monthly Archives: May 2017

House Passes AHCA Bill in First Step to Repeal and Replace the ACA

On May 4, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1628, a reconciliation bill aimed at "repealing and replacing" the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The bill, titled the "American Health Care Act of 2017" or "AHCA," will now be sent to the Senate for debate, where amendments can be made,…
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Taming the Costs of Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are vital to preventing and treating illness. And, sometimes, prescription drugs help us avoid more costly medical problems down the road. However, rising costs of health care and prescription drugs make a big impact on most families’ pocketbooks. According to Kaiser Health News spending in the U.S. for prescription drugs was $259.1 billion…
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