Whenever I think of our current health insurance system, I’m reminded of Jenga, the old wooden block-stacking game. Shifting just one piece of the shaky tower can result in collapse.
Whenever I think of our current health insurance system, I’m reminded of Jenga, the old wooden block-stacking game. Shifting just one piece of the shaky tower can result in collapse.
Senate Democrats on Thursday kept up the critiques of President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, hosting witnesses in a Senate office building to talk about how the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid helped make their health care more affordable.
Senate Democrats on Thursday kept up the critiques of President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, hosting witnesses in a Senate office building to talk about how the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid helped make their health care more affordable.
The man President-elect Donald Trump hopes will be his top health official echoed Republicans on the Hill who say they want an overhaul of the Affordable Care Act to focus on expanding access to health insurance to all Americans.
The man President-elect Donald Trump hopes will be his top health official echoed Republicans on the Hill who say they want an overhaul of the Affordable Care Act to focus on expanding access to health insurance to all Americans.
President-elect Donald Trump has taken on pharmaceutical companies, saying he wants them to bid for the federal government’s business and allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices. But Rep. Tom Price, Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, didn't exactly echo those policy prescriptions on Wednesday, saying instead he would be “working with the president and then carrying out his wishes.”
President-elect Donald Trump has taken on pharmaceutical companies, saying he wants them to bid for the federal government’s business and allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices. But Rep. Tom Price, Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, didn't exactly echo those policy prescriptions on Wednesday, saying instead he would be “working with the president and then carrying out his wishes.”
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services insisted before a Senate panel Wednesday that he has followed the law when trading stocks and did not have access to any non-public information when doing so.
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services insisted before a Senate panel Wednesday that he has followed the law when trading stocks and did not have access to any non-public information when doing so.
As the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act winds its way through Congress, one of the more popular parlor games in Washington these days is guessing what a post-ACA world will look like.
As the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act winds its way through Congress, one of the more popular parlor games in Washington these days is guessing what a post-ACA world will look like.
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Briefings

Health Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

President Donald Trump did not mention health reform in his inaugural address, but he signed an executive order that night that aims to give federal agencies the authority to waive parts of the law they deem to be too expensive, among other changes. It’s unclear exactly how much additional power the order really gives agencies.

Health Brief: Senate Advances Budget Resolution to Repeal ACA

The Senate voted 51-48 early Thursday morning to advance a budget resolution starting the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act, with only Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) crossing party lines. Democrats forced roughly seven hours of mostly symbolic votes, and GOP senators withdrew an amendment that would have formally given more time to lawmakers crafting forthcoming reconciliation legislation that would repeal the law.

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