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An initiative on the state’s November ballot would establish a single-payer health plan. Supporters hope to lure Sanders to help get out the vote.
As a Democratic senator and governor, Tim Kaine has backed the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion and better access to mental health treatment for people in crisis.
As governor of Indiana, Mike Pence expanded Medicaid with conservative tweaks, responded to an HIV outbreak with a limited needle-exchange program and signed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country.
Proposition 52 would permanently enshrine a significant source of funding for hospitals and limit lawmakers’ ability to change it.
Advocates for a single payer health care system say it would be more efficient, but other analysts predict that such an unprecedented change could be extremely disruptive to a key part of the nation’s economy.
The president made the proposal as part of a comprehensive look at the Affordable Care Act’s legacy in an article under his byline in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Presidential candidates from both parties have proposals they say would help lower the cost of prescription drugs. But most experts say that efforts to regulate prices might not end up saving much money.
Health experts remain divided on legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
The proposal includes many details, but key questions about cost remain unanswered.
Staff researchers at California’s largest public buyer of health benefits say the goal of reducing drug costs for the state is appealing but might not work in the real world.
The U.S. faces a variety of serious concerns beyond just the future of the federal health law.
Republicans have long touted a proposal to allow insurers to sell across state lines as a way to help keep coverage costs down. But there are some significant obstacles to making such a system work, as this video points out.
With Obamacare battles largely behind us, presidential candidates in 2016 seem focused on other issues.
GOP health policy analysts skewer front-runner’s health proposal.
Donald Trump drew fire in recent debates for his lack of specifics on how he would change the country’s health care system. He released a plan Wednesday that is unlikely to satisfy critics.
Although half of Americans favor the idea of a government health insurance system, the popularity drops significantly when negative arguments are presented, poll finds.
There is more than one reason prices are rising, and no single solution.
Candidates — on both sides — are bending the facts about the Affordable Care Act.
The phrase often used for government-run health care means different things to different people. Here are five points to help explain the Democrats’ policy clash.
The Democratic president candidate’s proposals to save consumers money are questioned by experts and health industry officials.