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The demonstrations were part of a national day of action organized by several groups, including Physicians for a National Health Program.
In other health information technology news, WellCare tests artificial intelligence systems designed to flag health problems and prescribe treatment plans. And senators will consider a bill that would let Medicare test more telehealth models.
After years in which many insurers lost money “we are seeing the first signs in 2016 that this market could be manageable for most health insurers,” Standard & Poor’s analysts said.
As Republican efforts to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act continue, some in the party are speaking out for provisions in the legislation, such as coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Meanwhile, a left-leaning group will launch attack ads just in time for congressional recess, media outlets look at the ramifications of the GOP health plan and what’s next for the resistance movement that helped bring about the collapse of the Republicans’ bill.
Los peores enemigos de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible ahora están a cargo. Y están discutiendo cambios que podrían afectar a una más amplia red de planes de empleadores y a la cobertura del Medicare para los adultos mayores.
There are many ways beyond legislative repeal for the Trump administration and congressional Republicans to unravel the Affordable Care Act.
Mientras los líderes republicanos se vuelven a organizar para reconsiderar sus planes de “derogar y reemplazar” el Obamacare, los defensores de la cobertura de salud universal avanzan con nuevos proyectos.
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Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.
Outlets report on news from Georgia, California, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts, Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire.
Republicans add language to create a risk-sharing fund, but both sides that have been fighting over the legislation say the change is not enough. Yet, House leadership tells members that they could be called back from recess early if a health plan deal is reached.
But it could take years to achieve coverage for everyone — if it happens at all.
Editorial writers take a hard look at how Republicans are falling short in their attempt to renew their repeal-and-replace push.
Outlets report on news from Connecticut, Ohio, Texas, Maryland, California and Florida.
A decision must be made in the weeks ahead about whether to continue paying out key cost-reduction subsidies for people who buy insurance on the exchanges or to cut them off. The latter would deal a possibly mortal blow the to the health law’s individual insurance market. Meanwhile, brokers are increasingly fed up by unpaid commissions, and consumers who gained coverage via the health law are now wondering about what the future holds.
Though talks continue, lawmakers are likely headed back to their districts for a two-week recess after failing to revive a health care plan.
Language to create a risk-sharing fund will be added to the Republicans’ health bill at a Rules Committee on Thursday, news outlets report. However, the non-controversial measure is unlikely to move any lawmakers’ stances on the issue.
The White House continues to look for a policy “win” while members of the House are concerned about heading home for the spring recess where they could “get hammered” for not fulfilling their promise to repeal Obamacare.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma will recuse herself from the agency’s decision-making on whether to approve Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver because she helped develop the proposal in her former job as a health policy consultant.
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