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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

If The Obamacare law Is Repealed, Could California Keep It Anyway?

November 15, 2016

Millions of Californians have gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Now the future of that federal law – and medical coverage for those people -- is in doubt. President-elect Donald Trump said repeatedly during his campaign that one of his first acts would be to “repeal and replace” the law known as Obamacare. Read More

Repeal and Replace Obamacare? It’s Not Gonna Be Easy

November 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republican leaders are promising to make repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act one of their highest priorities in the first 100 days after they take full control of the federal government in January. Read More