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Not only do many people not qualify for subsidies, but the higher premiums mean taxpayers are footing the larger bill for those who do. Meanwhile, Republicans continue to capitalize on the news to push their own solutions.
A KHN video looks at a Republican plan to establish a federal high-risk insurance pool.
A selection of opinions and editorials from around the country.
Editorial and opinion writers offer views on a range of health care issues.
The candidate’s suggestions to improve the health law are anathema to congressional Republicans.
A selection of opinions on the Affordable Care Act from around the country.
Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
Double-digit increases on Affordable Care Act plan premiums become a campaign issue in states with competitive Senate races, including Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents support making sure high-cost drugs for chronic conditions are affordable.
WikiLeaks documents show a cautious speaker who tried to avoid compromises on policy.
“We’re fighting that tooth and nail,” said John Lechleiter, chief executive officer of Eli Lilly & Co.
Donald Trump moved to capitalize on the news that the premiums for Affordable Care Act plans are increasing by double digits, but misstepped when saying his employees, who receive coverage through their employer, are having problems with the health law.
Proposition 106, on Colorado’s ballot next month, would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to people who have less than six months to live. A recent poll shows strong support for the measure.
Ending pain and suffering has helped several states pass “right-to-die” laws, but dying patients are more concerned about controlling how they die and dying with dignity.
Presidential nominee Donald Trump says news that exchange plan premiums will jump an average of 25 percent is proof that “Obamacare is just blowing up.”
Opinion and editorial writers offer their thoughts on these issues.
Pressure from insurers who may leave the health law’s marketplaces could spur lawmakers to consider updates to the law. Also in the news, a study examines costs off and on the marketplaces, Minnesota’s governor wants changes to bring down insurance costs on the individual market, people buying insurance through their workplace are seeing more high-deductible plans and a look at how many insurance shoppers are hampered by confusion and terminology.
Democrat Hillary Clinton wants to convince remaining states to accept the health law’s provision to expand Medicaid to more lower-income residents, while Republican nominee Donald Trump seeks to reverse the expansion. Also, NPR looks at the difficulties getting dental care for patients with disabilities, who often have Medicaid insurance.
With Donald Trump’s chances of taking the White House fading, many on the anti-abortion side of the fight fear he’s doing more harm than good.
The Associated Press offers a series looking at where the candidates stand on health care issues and why it matters.