The House GOP's proposal would relax Obamacare's provisions for employers, from the employer mandate to the 30-hour definition for full-time work. But it's unlikely that the Senate will pick up the $58 billion legislation.
As the country heads toward midterm elections and red states look to overturn Obamacare in the courts, Republican senators have introduced a bill to preserve some of the law's most popular provisions.
Is Medicaid buy-in the Democratic Party's coverage-expansion alternative to "Medicare for all"? Advocates are making the policy case to states but have to convince hospitals, which are always wary of potential payment cuts.
Baltimore, Chicago, Columbus and Cincinnati sued the Trump administration over its regulatory dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, claiming that federal actions are already overtaxing their health departments.
Sen. Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan would put the brunt of the proposal's costs on provider cuts. It would save the U.S. at large more than $2 trillion over a decade, but would cost the feds nearly $33 trillion more than the current system.
The House starts its effort to expand HSAs this week, and will also vote to allow tax credits to fund off-exchange catastrophic coverage and permanently repeal the Obamacare medical device tax.
House Democrats launched a Medicare for All caucus and its founder says some hospital leaders have been cautiously supportive behind closed doors.
Mississippi overhauled its request to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees in an attempt to address federal concerns about coverage losses. The new proposal contains a coverage safety net to protect beneficiaries as they gradually earn more money.
Although the Justice Department stopped short of asking a federal judge to overturn the ACA, the agency echoed the core arguments of the Republican state attorneys general: that the ACA can't stand without the individual mandate's tax penalty.
Iowa Democrats in a rural, Republican-leaning congressional district take to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on the party's warring healthcare proposals: allowing the public to buy into Medicare or providing healthcare for all Americans.
Former HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price, who long pushed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, said GOP lawmakers made a mistake by axing the penalty for not complying with the individual mandate.
Insurers and a private insurance exchange are coming up with ways to increase enrollment in short-term plans in the wake of a proposed rule to extend those plans. But critics fear this could leave the individual market worse off.