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Anthem CEO Lobbies Trump And Price For Changes In Health Bill

KHN Morning Briefing

Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish is seeking a continuation of cost-sharing subsidies and “appropriate” funding for Medicaid in Republican legislation to replace the federal health law. At the same time, several high-profile groups representing doctors and hospitals are gearing up to fight the GOP proposal.

Outlooks And Assessments: Criticism Of The House GOP Health Plan Heats Up

KHN Morning Briefing

In the aftermath of Congressional Budget Office estimates regarding the number of Americans who would lose health coverage under the American Health Care Act, editorial pages move deeper into the discussion with some scalding critiques of the plan and some defenses of how it could help reduce the nation’s deficit.

CBO Numbers A Boon To Replacement Plan’s Critics

KHN Morning Briefing

Democrats say the nonpartisan CBO’s score is evidence that the GOP legislation will provide hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the rich while yanking health coverage from the poor.

Trump Picks Bush Alum With Deep Ties To Pharma, Wall Street As FDA Nominee

KHN Morning Briefing

Scott Gottlieb, a physician who left the Food and Drug Administration in 2007, is a consultant to GlaxoSmithKline’s product investment board; a managing director at T.R. Winston & Company merchant bank, which specializes in health care; and a clinical assistant professor at New York University School of Medicine.