The Trump administration is set to update an appeals court Monday on their next steps in the House v. Price lawsuit, but any of today’s potential outcomes might not reassure insurers ahead of the June 21 rate request deadline.
The Senate GOP’s working group on health care is still discussing how to craft a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, but lawmakers are also focused on a short-term fix to stabilize the individual insurance markets next year. The fix needs to come before June 21, insurers’ deadline for deciding whether to participate in the exchanges for 2018.
There is a chance that House Republicans will have to vote again on their health care bill, which was barely passed by the chamber earlier this month. Speaker Paul Ryan has not yet sent the bill to the Senate because parts of it may have to be redone, depending on how the Congressional Budget Office estimates its effects.
President Donald Trump’s final budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 might propose a 10 percent cap on grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.
Forty-six percent of voters said any legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act should maintain the 2010 law’s expansion of Medicaid, according to a new Morning Consult/POLITICO poll.
After five consecutive years of coverage gains, the number of uninsured Americans in 2016 was unchanged from the year before, according to a new government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back the Affordable Care Act.
Conservative members of the Senate GOP’s official working group on health care balked at a proposal floated by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to let states repeal Obamacare insurance regulations if they automatically enroll customers in catastrophic health coverage.
Senate Republican leaders formed a group to craft legislation that would replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act. The 13-man working group, which includes some of the most conservative members of the Senate at the exclusion of more moderate members, has faced criticism for not including women.
A Delaware judge ruled that Cigna Corp. is free to walk away from its $48 billion merger with Anthem Inc., almost three months after another court blocked the deal as anticompetitive. Anthem could be hit with $1.85 billion in breakup fees and $13 billion in damages to Cigna.
Aetna plans to withdraw from Obamacare entirely in 2018. The Connecticut-based insurer said it would exit the exchanges in Delaware and Nevada next year, the last two states in which it participated.