White House plans order to expand healthcare options

By Associated Press  |  October 09, 2017

President Donald Trump has long asserted that selling health insurance across state lines would trigger competition that brings down premiums for people buying their own policies. Experts say that's not guaranteed, partly because health insurance reflects local medical costs, which vary widely.

Editorial: Bad advice for chaotic times

Editorial: Bad advice for chaotic times

By Merrill Goozner  |  October 07, 2017

Dr. Price resigns, Las Vegas endures a massacre, Trump accuses Puerto Rican officials of playing politics, and its easy to think there is nothing to be done, but that is not true.

Trump says he's not happy with HHS Secretary Tom Price

Trump says he's not happy with HHS Secretary Tom Price

By Associated Press  |  September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump says he is "not happy" with HHS Secretary Tom Price following reports that Price used a private plane for official business. And Trump says he let Price know it.

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

By Associated Press  |  August 17, 2017

A leading U.S. hospital pulled its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from health professionals and others over the president's support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal research dollars.

Not dead yet: Trump exhorts Senate to pass Obamacare repeal

By Associated Press  |  July 19, 2017

Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an Obamacare repeal bill to sign.

Late news briefs for the week of May 29

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 27, 2017

Trump's proposed budget cuts to cap medical malpractice, VA expanding mental healthcare, and Direct Relief partners with Pfizer.

Trump budget slashes public health programs

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 23, 2017

Public health officials caution that President Donald Trump's most recent budget proposal would leave the nation vulnerable to disease outbreaks or unable to adequately respond to emergencies for years.


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