Government Health News

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Poverty Does No Favors for Health

The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds

10/23/2017
Tighter Rules on Arsenic in Water Saved Lives: Study

EPA moves likely cut cases of lung and bladder cancer

10/19/2017
Most Americans Shouldn't See Big Rise in Obamacare Premiums

8 in 10 qualify for tax credits that help lower their costs, experts say

10/17/2017
Bipartisan Deal Could Give Temporary Protection to Obamacare

Would cover cost of subsidies to insurers for 2 years, but passage in Congress uncertain

10/16/2017
Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

10/13/2017
Trump Says He'll Cut Federal Subsidies for Obamacare

Move could cripple the program, follows a similar executive order signed Thursday

10/12/2017
Trump Signs Executive Order That Could Undermine Obamacare

Move allows younger, healthier workers to find cheaper-but-skimpier plans elsewhere, experts say

10/6/2017
White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans

Expected move could affect access to contraception for millions of women

9/26/2017
Republicans Abandon Health Reform Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pulls latest version due to lack of votes

9/26/2017
Another GOP Senator Says No to Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort

Susan Collins, of Maine, may have delivered final blow to proposed legislation

9/25/2017
Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs

U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

9/22/2017
McCain Says No to Latest Effort to Replace Obamacare

The bill, which would give states more flexibility in health care spending, is now in jeopardy

9/14/2017
Republicans Take Another Run at Obamacare Overhaul

Sponsors say bill would give states more flexibility; critics contend it would leave many uninsured

8/16/2017
Eliminating Obamacare Subsidies Would Up Premiums by 20 Percent: CBO

Payments to insurers defray out-of-pocket costs for poorer Americans, but President Trump has threatened to cut them

7/28/2017
Senate Says No to 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

John McCain helps reject last-ditch GOP effort to dismantle health reform law

7/27/2017
Senate Rejects Repeal of Obamacare Without Replacement

Vote is latest blow to Republican efforts to dismantle the health care reform law

7/26/2017
Senate Rejects Broad Repeal of Obamacare

Debate will continue, but sweeping bill to kill the Affordable Care Act failed by large margin

7/25/2017
With Pence as Tie-breaker, Senate Votes to Debate Obamacare Overhaul

As the GOP contemplates next move, health organizations call for a bipartisan health solution

7/25/2017
Senate Prepares for Health Care Vote

It's a pivotal step in GOP's seven-year goal to dismantle Obamacare

7/21/2017
What's Ahead for Health Care Reform in 2018?

Higher premiums, fewer choices, less time could confront consumers shopping for insurance, analysts say

7/18/2017
As Efforts to Repeal Obamacare Fail, Future of Health Care Reform in Limbo

3 Republican senators tank effort to dismantle health law without an immediate replacement

7/13/2017
Revised Senate Bill Would Allow Bare-Bones Health Plans

Fate of the GOP measure remains uncertain amid party discord

7/10/2017
Most Medicaid Recipients Happy With Their Health Care: Survey

Findings come as Senate Republicans try to slash spending for the government health insurance program