Republican plans to transform Medicaid could help set debate on the role of government and entitlements. Here’s an explanation of how it could work.
KHN’s Julie Rovner is interviewed on WBUR’s “Here and Now” about the Senate Finance Committee’s hearing on the nomination of Rep. Tom Price to head HHS, as well as President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on the health law.
Trump administration has tools to break the health law. Will it use them?
States could continue to cover people under the ACA or create new approaches, according to a bill introduced Monday. Many Democrats fear such state options won’t draw enough federal funding and will fragment coverage nationwide.
Seattle seniors at an upscale assisted living center lament Washington’s rush to repeal and replace Obamacare with no alternative on the table.
New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement.
Intense, “high touch” care that focuses on housing as well as health care brings down medical costs for the most expensive patients. But it’s been hard to replicate successful programs.
A flow of Medi-Cal expansion dollars — and patients — has fueled significant growth, making clinics in California one of the linchpins of primary care under Obamacare.
Trump did not mention his plans for the health law in his inaugural address but later that day signed an order intended to “minimize the economic burden” of the health law.
The practice, which has been criticized by some gun groups, is not addressed in the health law and federal courts have so far upheld doctors’ rights.
State lawmaker says he was worried the Trump Administration would use information on those who purchased plans to try and deport them.
Acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt is taking to social media to defend the Affordable Care Act from GOP dismantling.
Some lesser known provisions of the health law — things like calorie counts, lifetime limits and breast-feeding support — could be rolled back by repeal.
Si piensas que porque tienes seguro de salud a través de tu trabajo en una gran compañía, no te afectará si los republicanos cambian el Obamacare, piénsalo dos veces. Muchas de las provisiones de la ley también aplican a los planes ofrecidos por grandes empleadores.
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.
With the future of Obamacare on the line, workers might want to consider what benefits they have gained through the landmark law.
Ending federal support of the group that helps supply women’s reproductive health care could complicate health law overhaul efforts.
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.
More than half a million people in North Carolina buy health insurance on healthcare.gov. Many are confused what will happen to their coverage as Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they still are signing up for 2017 plans.
La Ley de Cuidado de salud Asequible afectó las primas y la cobertura de condiciones preexistentes. Pero el texto de más de 2.000 páginas contiene provisiones que afectan a diario a los estadounidenses.