Two prominent voices in the debate over the legality of premium subsidies will go head to head Wednesday on the question of whether healthcare reform is succeeding, five years after the Affordable Care Act was signed into law.
With their late-night vote last week, Senate Republicans have joined their House counterparts in passing budget blueprints that set the stage for a fierce battle with the White House over the shape of the nation's healthcare system and appropriate levels of taxation and spending.
With their overnight vote before adjourning Friday morning, Senate Republicans joined their House counterparts in passing budget blueprints that set the stage for a fierce debate with the White House over the shape of the nation's healthcare system and appropriate levels of taxing and spending.
The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.
There will be no doc fix until at least mid-April. The Senate adjourned for spring break on Friday morning without taking up legislation to permanently repeal Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula for paying doctors.
Strong new evidence has emerged undercutting one of the key arguments Obamacare foes are using in their U.S. Supreme Court case to disallow premium subsidies in states using the federal insurance exchange.
The U.S. House Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of scrapping Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula, passing a permanent doc fix 392-37. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called the bill “transformative in how it rewards the value, not the volume.”
Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the healthcare law and envisions transformations of the tax code and social programs.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday remained upbeat and defiant against Affordable Care Act naysayers during a White House event to celebrate the controversial law's fifth birthday.
President Barack Obama says he's ready to sign good bipartisan legislation to fix Medicare's doctor payment problem, without endorsing any specific legislation.
When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the healthcare law improved their lives.
New regulations released Friday by the federal government address hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas wells but are unlikely to end the public health debate surrounding the controversial extraction process.