ObamaCare

Key Senate Republican warns GOP to change course on ObamaCare

Alexander said Republicans need to come up with a new path on health care after holding dozens of votes over the years to repeal ObamaCare and always …

Trump is thrashing around in a straitjacket of GOP lies

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>It is common enough for lawmakers to set policy goals and devise talking points that are designed to build a case for them. But in the battle over President Trump’s ongoing sabotage of Obamacare, we’re seeing the reverse: Trump and Republicans are proceeding from an original set of …

Opinion

After health care whiff, GOP looks like it can’t do taxes either

Rand Paul irritates the Republican leadership. But he’s right that the GOP’s tax plan is on the road to nowhere<p>Anything can change in politics, especially since Donald Trump is the president. But it's starting to look like congressional Republicans are going to follow their repeated failures to …

Liberal View

Judge Andrew Napolitano: President Trump and ObamaCare

Late last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the secretaries of the Treasury and Health and Human Services to cease making payments to health care insurance companies on behalf of the more than 6 million Americans who qualify for these payments under the Patient …

Opinion

Trump attacks birth control — but states are ready to fight

Trump and his allies want to limit access to contraception, but many state officials are suing to stop him<p>It's a story that got lost in the constant noise caused by our duly elected president picking reality TV-style fights with football players and war widows, but it could have a major impact both …

Liberal View

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Country Lifestyle

A State-By-State Guide To Those Wonky Obamacare Payments You Keep Hearing About

Even a deal in Congress won’t prevent insurance hikes.<p>Some Obamacare plans are going to get more expensive next year, whether Congress likes it or …

Science

Senate Republicans try to flip Trump on Alexander-Murray

Senate Republicans are urging the president to back the bipartisan Alexander-Murray deal to stabilize insurance markets, Politico reports. The White …

Donald Trump

Trump: 'I'm open' to ObamaCare deal

President Trump on Thursday indicated an openness to a bipartisan short-term ObamaCare stabilization deal introduced in the Senate.<p>“We will probably …

Insurance

Sure, There's A Health Care Deal. That Doesn't Mean It Can Pass

A bipartisan coalition of 24 senators—12 Republicans and 12 Democrats—have signed on to health care legislation to prop up the individual insurance market and keep premiums down.<p>"This is a first step: Improve it, and pass it sooner rather than later. Our purpose is to stabilize and then lower the …

Health Care

Ron Johnson says he’s working with House members on another health care plan

Sen. Ron Johnson said Thursday that he’s working with House members on another alternative health care plan.<p>“I recognize there are two hurdles. In …

Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize

States are seeing more stability in their Medicaid programs after experiencing a surge in enrollment and costs associated with the Affordable Care …

Business

Weakening Medicaid From Within

AP Photo/Alex Brandon, FileFormer Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, has encouraged states to seek …

Liberal View

Congress Rolls Toward Shutdown Fight Over Immigration and Obamacare

The year’s most divisive fights in Congress are set to converge in a bitter partisan clash in December that could result in a U.S. government …

Planned Parenthood

Obama returns to politics ahead of 2018 election

After months of staying (mostly) out of the political fray, former President Barack Obama is returning to the political spotlight to campaign for …

Elections

CNN poll: Most want focus on making the health care system work

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> With the start of open-enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges around the country fast approaching, nearly six in 10 Americans say the Trump administration is doing too little to make sure the nation's health insurance system works the way it should, according a …

Health Care

ObamaCare allies fear deal won’t mitigate Trump attacks

ObamaCare supporters are worried that President Trump’s attacks on the law will depress enrollment and confuse consumers, inflicting damage that …

Kaiser Family Foundation

BREAKING: Trump to Address Senate Republicans at Capitol for the First Time

President Donald Trump will give an address to Republican Senators during their weekly policy lunch next Tuesday according to Politico, marking the …

Conservative View

Administration Sends Mixed Signals On State Health Insurance Waivers

Support the news<p>It was the Friday before a Monday deadline, and federal health officials in Washington, D.C. were working feverishly with their …

Health Care

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania<p>SODA TAX IS A NUISANCE, BUT NOT EVIL, Oct. 17<p>City Controller Alan Butkovitz has mounted yet another attack on …

Business

Insurance a major factor in blacks’ higher breast cancer mortality

(Reuters Health) - African-American women have worse breast cancer survival than white women in the U.S., and a new study suggests that is largely because black women are less likely to have health insurance.<p>About 23 percent of black women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004-2013 had either no …

Cancer

Hogan wants Congress to renew the Obamacare subsidies Trump cut

Maryland's Republican Gov. Larry Hogan supports reviving the Obamacare subsidies cut by President Trump that help low-income people buy health …

Health Care

NC’s Blue Cross: Trump’s Obamacare move no impact on rates

RALEIGH - North Carolina’s largest health insurer said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s recent move to cut off “Obamacare” payments to …

Insurance

Senators Scramble to Save Subsidy Smartly Stopped by Trump

Donald Trump pulled the cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) propping up the individual healthcare market last week.<p>Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and …

Conservative View

Key Senate Republican: Bipartisan health care deal has 'stalled out'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The bipartisan Alexander-Murray health care deal has "stalled out" without the support of President Donald Trump, Sen. John Thune, the third-ranking Senate Republican, said Wednesday.<p>"At the moment it looks like everything has stalled out," Thune said. "So we'll see ‎where it …

Politics

Painful Truth: The Unhealthiest County in America Voted Overwhelmingly for Trump, Who Will Only Make Things Worse

By nearly every measure, Union County, Florida, is the unhealthiest place in the United States. A Business Insider data analysis finds that the …

Liberal View

Obama hitting the campaign trail today for 1st time under Trump presidency

Former President Obama is set to make his much-anticipated, first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail today, speaking at events for …

Elections

Sen. Kaine On Measure To Stabilize The ACA's Insurance Markets

David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia about a new bipartisan health care proposal out of the Senate that looks to stabilize insurance markets shaken by President Trump last week.

Politics

Don’t rush to judgment on Alexander-Murray

Yes, the Senate's bipartisan Affordable Care Act bill ran into some political roadblocks yesterday. The White House said President Trump, who had …

Health Care

A Guide to the New York Attorney General’s Lawsuits Against Trump

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been making waves in recent months for taking on President Trump with various lawsuits seeking …

Clean Power Plan