Month: June 2017
Senate Republicans, who have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act for seven years, took a major step on Thursday toward that goal, unveiling a bill to cut Medicaid deeply and end the health law’s mandate that most Americans have health insurance.
Senate Health-Care Draft Keeps Cadillac Tax, Repeals Other Taxes, Provides Bigger Subsidies for Low-Income Americans Than House Bill
Senate leaders on Wednesday were putting the final touches on legislation that would reshape a big piece of the U.S. health-care system by dramatically rolling back Medicaid while providing a softer landing to Americans who stand to lose coverage gained under the Affordable Care Act.
GOP Sen. Heller Has “Serious Concerns” About Senate Bill’s Cuts to Medicaid
Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) said Thursday that he has yet to make a decision on his support for the Senate’s bill to repeal Obamacare, but he said in a statement that he has “serious concerns” about how the legislation will impact those on Medicaid.
The first Republican governor who opted to expand Medicaid has decided that Nevada will not be the first state in the nation to attempt to open the government-subsidized health care program to anyone, regardless of need.
Centene Corp, one of the largest players in the Obamacare individual insurance market, said on Tuesday it would expand into three new states in 2018, despite uncertainty over the future of the legislation under President Donald Trump's administration.
The Trump administration has made critical ObamaCare subsidy payments to insurers for the month of June but won't provide any certainty about whether they'll continue in the future.
As GOP Deliberates In Washington, Californians Fear For Their Health Coverage
More than half of Californians fear they or their loved ones will lose health coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed and replaced, a new statewide poll shows.
Anyone following the debate over the “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act knows the 13 Republican senators writing the bill are meeting behind closed doors.
Since the best feature of the Healthy California Act is that all health care will be free, it seems churlish to suggest that someone must pay for something.
Sutter Health and Aetna Inc. are launching a jointly owned health plan for Northern California, in the first time that Aetna (NYSE: AET) has entered a joint partnership with a health system in California.