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Covered California Board Addresses Future of Obamacare

November 22, 2016

It was all hands on deck at Covered California’s monthly board meeting Thursday as leaders of the state insurance exchange and a panel of experts spent hours trying to divine a health care world according to President-elect Donald Trump. Read More

Is Paul Ryan Already Eyeing Medicare Cuts?

November 15, 2016

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Thursday that Medicare has “serious problems” that would need to be addressed when Congress moves to repeal and replace President Obama’s health-care reform law — a signal that he is willing to immediately enter the treacherous politics of entitlement reform and perhaps break with President-elect Donald Trump. Read More

Trump’s Win Leaves Health Insurers With Questions

November 15, 2016

Hospital and insurance companies that have benefited from the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid coverage saw a sharp fall in their stock prices on fears a Trump administration could roll back that expansion. Read More

Millions Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Under Trump Plan

November 15, 2016

Millions of low-income Americans on Medicaid could lose their health coverage if President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress follow through on GOP proposals to cut spending in the state-federal insurance program. Read More