United States (KaiserHealth) – The bill considered the most likely prototype for partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act would result in as many as 32 million more people without health insurance and would double premiums in the individual insurance market, budget scorekeepers said Tuesday.
Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) – Before Luke Whitbeck began taking a $300,000-a-year drug, the 2-year-old’s health was inexplicably failing.
A pale boy with enormous eyes, Luke frequently ran high fevers, tired easily and was skinny all over, except his belly stuck out like a bowling ball.
Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) – If you think that because you get health insurance through your job at a big company, you won’t be affected if Republicans overhaul Obamacare , think again. Several of the law’s provisions apply to plans offered by large employers too (with some exceptions for plans that were in place before the law passed in March 2010).
United States (KaiserHealth) – President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet pick Tom Price “assisted” a company and campaign donor that tapped executives with an urgent request to donate.
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Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Donald Trump said in a recent interview that the repeal of the Obamacare should not be a problem because everyone affected will be insured in the new health care act.
President-elect Trump is echoing the statements of Republican lawmakers in the recent weeks regarding the repeal and the replacement of the Obamacare . He said in a recent statement that they are putting the final touches on the replacement plan of the health care act and assured those affected that they will be insured. He also said that part of the repeal will be the drug companies required to negotiate directly with Medicare and Medicaid so as to lower the prices because they will no longer be protected by the government.