From nutrition assistance programs to preventing food-borne illness, the Agriculture Department is keenly involved in health policy.
Donald Trump’s pick to run HHS has been under fire for trading health care stocks but at least six senators at his confirmation hearings also own such stocks.
Some lesser known provisions of the health law — things like calorie counts, lifetime limits and breast-feeding support — could be rolled back by repeal.
An analysis by the Congressional Budget Office offers an estimate of the effects of the repeal plan offered by congressional Republican in 2015, which may be a blueprint for efforts currently underway to overhaul the health law.
President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet pick Tom Price “assisted” a company and campaign donor who tapped executives with an urgent request to donate.
Two Pennsylvania voters who buy health insurance on healthcare.gov are frustrated with how expensive the plans have become. They voted for Trump in hopes he can bring down health insurance costs.
Price and another influential GOP congressman got a discounted deal as an Australian firm seeking federal approval sought “sophisticated U.S. investors.”
It’s unclear what will become of some of the rules and regulations advanced by the 2010 health law as Republicans in Congress work to dismantle the sweeping measure.
President Barack Obama recounted his health care accomplishments in his farewell address to the nation Tuesday night.
The Affordable Care Act, which President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal, threw a number of life-savers to rural hospitals, which are vital but financially troubled centers. And its full repeal, without a comparable and viable replacement, could signal their death knell.
President Barack Obama succeeded where many other presidents failed, but now the fate of the Affordable Care Act rests with President-elect Donald Trump.
Two studies quantify gains made as a result of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion and fuel concerns about how GOP plans to repeal and replace it might undermine these advances.
Rep. Tom Price advocated on everything from a sperm test to a hot pepper ingredient on behalf of medical interests that included campaign donors.
In an interview and written commentary, the president comes out swinging about Republicans’ plans to delay a health law replacement, if they repeal the current law. That strategy, he said, “is, simply put, irresponsible.”
Republicans agree that they want to get rid of President Barack Obama’s signature achievement, but replacement strategies will be a heavy lift.
A study found that Medicare’s bundled payments model for joint replacement could save the government billions of dollars without harming patient care.
As part of their efforts to get rid of the health law, Republicans have pledged to overturn all its taxes. But that might hamper their efforts to find a replacement.
Republicans say they plan to pass a bill to overhaul the federal health law in the 17 days between when Congress convenes and Inauguration Day. But past congressional budget veterans say that could prove to be very difficult.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
Trump backers expressed support for some of the health law’s consumer protections, such as allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until age 26.