The Trump administration hopes to relax ACA rules and expand state authority as much as possible through administrative action, following the collapse of congressional GOP efforts to make such changes legislatively.
In a strongly worded opinion, the federal judge refused to force the Trump administration to revive cost-sharing reduction subsidies that help low-income people with out-of-pocket healthcare costs, ruling that the Affordable Care Act did not create a permanent appropriation for the payments.
The bipartisan Senate bill to stabilize the individual insurance market and fund cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers would reduce the federal budget deficit by $3.8 billion from 2018 to 2027, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
After a season of healthcare policy fits and starts, now is the time for Washington to take a collective deep breath and assess what we learned and how we as a nation can do better.
Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the ACA to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an uphill path and this was the latest blow.
Sens. Lamar Alexander's and Patty Murray's bill to resume paying cost-sharing subsidies to insurers has support from all 48 Democratic and independent senators, as well as 24 total co-sponsors from both parties. But its fate remains unclear as some Republicans seek changes that could threaten...
Legal experts say 19 state attorneys general face an uphill battle to convince a federal judge that the Trump administration is legally obligated to fund cost-sharing subsidies to insurers.
A lawsuit about to go to trial in Canada seeking to allow the sale of private plans raises questions about the growing Democratic push to adopt the Canadian-style single-payer model in the U.S.
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.
In a rare show of solidarity, healthcare providers and insurers united against the latest Republican attempt to dismantle the ACA, which has stalled. Now they are hoping they can build on that teamwork.
As some mourn and others cheer the demise of the Graham-Cassidy bill, which aimed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, there is little doubt in anyone's mind that Republicans will continue their push for conservative healthcare reform.
The U.S. over the last half century has moved inexorably toward universal coverage: Medicare and Medicaid; the Children's Health Insurance Program; the ACA. It will get there one way or another.