The State of the Union is … not happening this year, technically. But in a prime-time address on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress, President Trump is expected to deliver the equivalent: a speech designed to set the course [...]
President Donald Trump on Monday claimed that “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated,” and again flirted with the idea that Republicans should let Obamacare “implode” so that Democrats shoulder the blame. Read the full article on Politico [...]
Republican efforts to repeal ObamaCare will likely leave Medicare untouched, meaning former President Obama will leave his mark on the popular health program for more than 58 million elderly and disabled. Read the full article on The Hill here.
The ever-rising cost of prescription drugs, and in particular cancer drugs, has become a focal point of concern for patients, healthcare providers, payers, and policymakers alike, and several strategies have been offered to address the issue. Read the full article [...]
As the pharmaceutical industry sinks into a protracted drug-pricing scandal, it’s scrambling to place the blame elsewhere. One target is a small but important federal program that helps hospitals care for the poor. Read the full article on Morning Consult [...]
Deborah Shapiro decided a few months ago to switch her prescription drug coverage from her former employer's plan to Medicare. The Medicare literature made clear that she could save hundreds of dollars on the various drugs she and her husband [...]
Anthem Inc. (ANTM.N) and other U.S. health insurers complained to the White House for more than a year that they were losing money on people who waited to sign up for Obamacare coverage until they were sick. Read the full [...]