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    Obamacare's Second Anniversary: No Gift for Seniors

    This week will mark Obamacare’s second birthday, but there’s little reason to celebrate. Throughout the week, Obamacare advocates will be emphasizing the law’s supposed benefits on specific groups of Americans, but as Heritage’s research over the past two years has shown, Obamacare harms Americans—even the groups showcased by the left. … More

    Morning Bell: Obamacare Is A Cancer That Must Go

    Fellow Americans: It has been two years this week since the passage of Obamacare, and the firestorm it ignited has not abated but only spread and intensified. Most Americans have already made up their minds, understanding that until it is completely removed, the cancer of Obamacare threatens not only our … More

    The 10 Terrible Provisions of Obamacare You May Not Have Heard Of

    Obamacare includes such a variety and volume of negative policies that it’s hard to keep track of them all. Here is a list of 10 terrible provisions that every American should be aware of: It increases taxes on families earning over $250,000. In 2013, the employee portion of the Medicare … More

    Medicare Rationing and Obama’s Unelected Board of Bureaucrats

    Earlier this week, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee moved legislation forward that would repeal one of the most intrusive and unpopular parts of Obamacare: the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). A board of unelected government officials tasked with finding and implementing ways to control Medicare spending from the … More

    Video: Conscience Lost in Vast Verbal Oceania of Obamacare

    Efforts to repel the Obama Administration’s attack on liberty of conscience suffered a setback today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, but in the process kept alive an issue on which an extraordinary variety of Americans are willing to continue fighting – and with good reason. The core hubris … More

    The Impact of Obamacare Video Series

    During his 2012 State of the Union address, President Obama barely discussed his health care law. But that doesn’t mean Americans must remain in the dark about how the unpopular health law will impact each and every one of them. Heritage has compiled a series of videos that highlight how … More

    IPAB Spells Gloom And Doom For Medicare

    Tomorrow, the Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up legislation to repeal Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). IPAB is a dangerous mechanism that puts the power to limit seniors’ treatment options and access to care in the hands of unelected bureaucrats, essentially ending Medicare as we know it. Despite … More

    Obamacare's Top 5 Broken Promises

    Talking about his health care law, President Obama has said, “If you misrepresent what’s in this plan, we will call you out.” In keeping with that spirit, below is a list of Obamacare’s top five biggest broken promises: 1.) “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep … More

    Building a Better Medicare Program: The Burr–Coburn Proposal

    Senators Richard Burr (R–NC) and Tom Coburn (R–OK) have just unveiled a bold Medicare reform proposal based on the free-market forces of choice and competition. The Senators’ proposal adds further momentum to the effort to reform and improve America’s largest and most challenging entitlement program. “Premium support” is at the … More

    Side Effects: Federal Government Taxes Itself and the States

    One especially peculiar side effect of Obamacare will cause the federal government to begin taxing itself and state governments. This begins in 2014 as the result of the new annual fee imposed on the health insurance industry. The health insurer fee was created to fund new spending under Obamacare. The … More