The White House is taking a hands-off approach to replacing Obamacare, with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price reportedly telling congressional Republicans that the administration won’t be sending them a plan.
In an effort to keep insurers from leaving the individual market, the Trump administration pushed back the date by which insurers have to file their rates for 2018 from May 3 to June 21.
President Donald Trump may not announce his pick to head the Food and Drug Administration until a month or six weeks from now, though Scott Gottlieb remains the front-runner.
Cigna and Anthem have filed competing lawsuits accusing the opposing party of harassment and sabotage in the wake of their halted $48 billion merger.
Congressional Republicans from districts across the country are bracing to hear from constituents angry about the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
House Republican leaders presented rank-and-file lawmakers an outline of their plan to replace Obamacare that leans on tax credits to help consumers purchase health insurance and would rollback the law’s Medicaid expansion.
House Republican leaders will brief rank-and-file GOP lawmakers in a closed-door session this morning about elements of their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Humana became the first major insurer to announce it plans to no longer offer health plans on state markets established under Obamacare in 2018.
The 40 or so members of the House Freedom Caucus are banding together to oppose any Obamacare repeal bill that doesn’t gut major parts of law, including rollback the Medicaid expansion that is popular in many red states.
Even as they attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration is poised to issue a proposed regulation aimed at shoring up the law’s insurance markets, and House Republicans are working on legislation with a similar purpose.