President Trump issues proclamation suspending entry of uninsured immigrants

U.S. 10/05/19, 13:36

President Donald Trump on Friday, Oct. 4, signed a proclamation on the suspension of entry of immigrants which requires them to prove they can afford health care before being granted visas. The proclamation says immigrants will be barred from entering the United States unless they can demonstrate they will have health ...

Trump administration’s measures to keep drug prices low

U.S. 07/04/19, 15:57

A common problem that many families have had to deal with for years has been high medical bills and unaffordable drug prices. That is one of the reasons why President Trump signed an executive order on June 24 to help Americans easily find the right price for important health services. According to ...

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US

U.S. 05/12/19, 10:53

Washington is set to become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option. A set of tiered public plans will cover standard services and are expected to be up to 10% cheaper than comparable private insurance, thanks in part to savings from a ...

Update: Trump administration opposes health plan ruling

Politics 03/29/19, 12:01

The Latest on a ruling striking down the Trump administration's small-business health insurance plan (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Donald Trump's administration says it disagrees with a federal judge's ruling that a new type of health insurance plan for small businesses stretches federal law and must be set aside. President Donald Trump ...

Trump’s small-business health insurance plan struck down

Politics 03/29/19, 06:30

A federal judge is striking down the Trump administration's highly touted small-business health insurance plan, calling it an "end run" around consumer protections. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge John Bates in Washington, D.C., is the second setback in a week for the administration's health care initiatives. On Wednesday another ...

Trump administration wants all of ‘Obamacare’ struck down

Politics 03/26/19, 10:50

The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down. In a filing Monday with the New Orleans court, the administration said the entire law should be struck as unconstitutional. It's rare for the Justice Department to decline to defend ...

Proposed changes on Medicare drugs, but would costs go down?

Health 11/26/18, 17:06

The Trump administration is proposing changes to Medicare's prescription drug benefit that would affect people's costs over the next few years. Officials say their goal is to lower costs and modernize Medicare, the government health insurance program that covers about 60 million seniors and disabled people. Some proposals could create winners ...

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