Hillary Clinton on Monday called on mental health professionals to create a standardized curriculum to teach middle and high school students nationwide about anxiety and depression.
Major changes in the exchange-based individual market will spill over to Americans with practically any type of health coverage—Medicare, Medicaid or employer-based plans.
President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republican leaders are promising to make repeal and replacement of the ACA one of their highest priorities in the first 100 days after they take full control of the federal government in January. But they face a rocky road.
Voters rejected California's controversial drug price measure, putting an end to an expensive ballot initiative that sought to appeal to a public increasingly frustrated by high drug prices.
Republican Donald Trump's shocking victory Tuesday will force a major shift in the healthcare industry's thinking about its future. Combined with the GOP's retention of control of the Senate and the House, it could enable conservatives to repeal or roll back the Affordable Care Act.
Voters rejected California's controversial drug price measure, putting an end to an expensive ballot initiative that struck a chord with a public increasingly frustrated by high drug prices.
Big changes are coming to healthcare, and they are likely to make things worse for the very people who put Donald Trump in office.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say they are eager to fix the ACA, which Ryan described as “collapsing under its own weight.” But some analysts say full repeal and eliminating coverage for millions of people won't be a cakewalk.
Hospitals and physicians are having a hard time grasping how the Affordable Care Act can be repealed by the Trump administration without a plan to replace or continue coverage for the nearly 20 million Americans who are now insured on the exchanges or through Medicaid expansions in 32 states.
House Speaker Paul Ryan has acknowledged that if Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wins today's election, Republican hopes to repeal the Affordable Care Act are dead.
Today's elections surely won't end the eight-year political war over the shape of the U.S. healthcare system. But the ballot results likely will determine whether the changes driven by the ACA continue in the same direction or the system returns to its previous, less-regulated form.
The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation circulated petitions to get an initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot that would cap what state agencies pay for drugs at the price negotiated by the VA. And polls suggest the proposal, Proposition 61, has a strong chance of winning.