Senate GOP at Impasse on Health Care, but Will Push Forward Anyway

Senate Democrats: GOP Health Care Plan Should be Dead on Arrival

WASHINGTON — After weeks of meetings, Senate Republicans attempting to hash out a way forward on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act are no closer to agreeing how the country’s health care system should operate. One decision has been made, however: Over the upcoming 11-day recess, staff of the key committees […]

Uh-Oh: The House May Need to Vote on Health Care (Again!)

House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act earlier this month, but there’s still a chance they might have to vote on it again before the Senate can take it up. Republicans are using the budget “reconciliation” process to pass their health care bill, which allows them to push legislation through the Senate with a […]

White House says diabetics don’t deserve health insurance

Donald Trump’s budget director specifically called out people suffering from diabetes as a group of Americans who do not deserve the protection of health insurance. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), weighed in on the issue at the Light Forum at Stanford University. He was asked if families should be […]

As GOP Tarries On Health Bill, Funding For Children’s Health Languishes

The federal CHIP program funds health care for almost 9 million children. Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images The federal CHIP program funds health care for almost 9 million children. Terry Vine/Blend Images/Getty Images Back in January, Republicans boasted they would deliver a “repeal and replace” bill for the […]

Health Incident Command Team Works to Prevent Measles Spread

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Fresh Food By Prescription: This Health Care Firm Is Trimming Costs — And Waistlines

The advice to eat a healthy diet is not new. Back around 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the Greek doctor, had this missive: Let food be thy medicine. But as a society, we’ve got a long way to go. About one out of every two deaths from heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. […]

Fact Check: ‘We Don’t Have Health Care In This Country,’ Trump Says

In a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the White House on Thursday, President Trump said the Affordable Care Act “is collapsing.” Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP In a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the White House on Thursday, President Trump said the Affordable Care […]

GOP Health Plan Doesn’t Address the Biggest Health Care Problems

Republicans lie about health care

The new GOP health care bill does almost nothing to address some of the biggest health care issues troubling Americans, many experts agree. With so much focus on health care by Congress, the White House and news media, Americans might be forgiven for thinking the health care system is about to be transformed. Every year […]

A look at the House Republican health care bill

House Republicans planned a vote Thursday on a revised bill rolling back much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. The legislation would rework subsidies for private insurance, limit federal spending on Medicaid for low-income people and cut taxes on upper-income individuals used to finance Obama’s overhaul. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that […]

Cyber Worm Attack Propels Health Funding to Center of British Election Campaign

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