While the debate continues about how to get health care costs under control, one fact remains: Drug prices are on the rise, growing nearly 10 percent from May 2015 to May 2016. These prices are unsustainable for our health care system, employers and American families.
While the debate continues about how to get health care costs under control, one fact remains: Drug prices are on the rise, growing nearly 10 percent from May 2015 to May 2016. These prices are unsustainable for our health care system, employers and American families.
President Donald Trump put his full backing behind the GOP health care bill at a House Republican Conference meeting Tuesday, warning members they could lose re-election if they vote against the measure.
President Donald Trump put his full backing behind the GOP health care bill at a House Republican Conference meeting Tuesday, warning members they could lose re-election if they vote against the measure.
Communities across the country have felt the devastating effects of the opioid epidemic. It knows no bounds and takes a crippling hold on families in our very own neighborhoods.
Communities across the country have felt the devastating effects of the opioid epidemic. It knows no bounds and takes a crippling hold on families in our very own neighborhoods.
President Donald Trump is set to address House Republicans Tuesday morning at a conference meeting, as GOP leaders hope the president's dealmaking pedigree could help shore up support for their health care bill before a Thursday vote.
President Donald Trump is set to address House Republicans Tuesday morning at a conference meeting, as GOP leaders hope the president's dealmaking pedigree could help shore up support for their health care bill before a Thursday vote.
With the issue of prescription drug importation being debated on Capitol Hill again, mark me in the skeptical camp. As a matter of safety and practical policymaking, drug importation simply doesn’t work.
With the issue of prescription drug importation being debated on Capitol Hill again, mark me in the skeptical camp. As a matter of safety and practical policymaking, drug importation simply doesn’t work.
House Republicans plan to vote Thursday on a reconciliation bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, with the House Rules Committee set to mark up the legislation Wednesday.
House Republicans plan to vote Thursday on a reconciliation bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, with the House Rules Committee set to mark up the legislation Wednesday.
The House Budget Committee on Thursday narrowly advanced the Republican health care bill to repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, with three Republicans voting against the measure.
The House Budget Committee on Thursday narrowly advanced the Republican health care bill to repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, with three Republicans voting against the measure.
As Congressional Republicans seek fresh starting points to move health care reform forward, they would be well-served by opting to eliminate one of the most dangerous parts of Obamacare: the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
As Congressional Republicans seek fresh starting points to move health care reform forward, they would be well-served by opting to eliminate one of the most dangerous parts of Obamacare: the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
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Health Brief: GOP Announces Changes to Health Care Bill

House GOP leaders made tweaks to their Obamacare replacement legislation aimed at bolstering Republican support, but many skeptical conservatives remain opposed to the plan. The changes include giving states more flexibility with their Medicaid programs, phasing out Obamacare taxes sooner and increasing tax credits to help older Americans afford health insurance.

Health Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement plan got a boost Friday when leaders of the Republican Study Committee, the largest caucus in the House GOP, announced their support after the White House agreed to an amendment package that would give states the choice to block grant Medicaid rather than receive a per capita cap, and maintain work requirements for some program enrollees.

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