Under extreme pressure from conservative activists, House Republican leaders and the White House have restarted negotiations on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
As Congress debates the best way to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, including a provision allowing for the expansion of Medicaid in states like Nevada, one state lawmaker is taking a different tack.
This Visualizing Health Policy infographic spotlights public opinion on health reform in the United States as of 2017.
In his carefully calibrated testimony before House appropriators, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price made one thing clear Wednesday: The administration is still intent on dismantling parts of the Affordable Care Act even if Republicans lack the votes to rewrite it.
Despite days of intense negotiations and last-minute concessions to win over wavering GOP conservatives and moderates, House Republican leaders Friday failed to secure enough support to pass their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
House GOP leaders said Tuesday they still intend to undo President Barack Obama's health care law, despite the failure of their initial attempt last week and signals that the White House is moving on to other priorities.
President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers, seeking to regroup following the collapse of the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, have an option for gutting the health law relatively quickly: They could halt billions in payments insurers get under the law.
A Bay Area legislator is trying to level the playing field among hospital chains, particularly in Northern California, where he said studies show consolidations have led to some of the highest healthcare prices for consumers and employers in the state.
Gov. Jerry Brown stuck to his skeptical view on matters of broad healthcare reform on Wednesday, dismissing the idea of a universal health care system as something akin to a financial impossibility.
Members of the House Rules Committee could take up two narrow health insurance bills next week.