Healthcare in America: Obamacare, Trump, and What Comes Next

The election of Donald Trump has thrown the future of the Affordable Care Act into doubt. Like the other Republican candidates for President, Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, and in his first week signaled his intention to make good on that promise. But the timeline for the repeal, as well as what will replace it, remains uncertain.

Here's what we think will happen next, and how it will impact you. And whatever happens, we've got expert advice for keeping your medical costs affordable. 

Why Obamacare Is Broken

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Wondering why there's such fervor to repeal Obamacare, a law that's credited with getting millions insured? It's not just partisan bickering -- the law has real flaws. Learn what went wrong with Obama's signature legislative achievement.  More

How the Coming Health Law Changes Could Affect You

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We know the new administration will try to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something different. That could also mean changes to Medicaid, and some budget hawks also have Medicare in their sights. What will these changes mean for your medical costs? More

What Happens to You Under Trumpcare?

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It's anyone's guess what the Obamacare replacement will look like. But based on statements by the new administration and congressional Republicans, we have some idea. Here's what "Trumpcare" could mean for your health care situation.  More

Whatever Happens Next, Here's How to Keep Your Health Care Affordable

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The bad news is that we don't know what's going to happen to Obamacare, Medicaid, and Medicare. The good news is that there are some tried-and-true methods for keeping your medical costs affordable.  More

Clever Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

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One way to bring down the cost of medical care is to keep your prescriptions affordable. That starts with making sure your usual prescriptions are covered by insurance, but it also means employing discounts, comparison shopping, and other smart strategies.  More

Are You Taking Full Advantage of Your HSA?

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A Health Savings Account is an increasingly popular option for paying for health care expenses. But many who have these accounts aren't taking full advantage of their features. Here's how to make sure you're not leaving money on the table.  More

How to Deal With Medical Debt

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Medical debt is a leading cause of bankruptcy, but it doesn't have to be. If medical bills send you into a debt spiral, we'll help you manage your debts and get out of trouble.  More