What is ‘Repeal and Replace?’ A Guide to Trump’s Health Care Buzzwords

 By Benjy Sarlin President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers have yet to come up with a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But in the meantime, there’s already a complicated vocabulary to describe the process and its goals. Read more…
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GOP on ACA replacement: Who wants what?

By Emily Rappleye Republicans in Congress have already laid the foundation for an ACA repeal through the reconciliation process, but what will replace the law still remains uncertain. And while Republicans agree the ACA needs to go, they have not coalesced around a single plan yet. To
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With executive order, Trump tosses a ‘bomb’ into fragile health insurance markets

By Juliet Eilperin and Sean Sullivan President Trump’s executive order instructing federal agencies to grant relief to constituencies affected by the Affordable Care Act has begun to reverberate throughout the nation’s health-care system, injecting further uncertainty into an already
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AMA to Congress: Lay out ACA replacement before repeal

By Emily Rappleye The American Medical Association called on Congressional leaders to outline an ACA replacement plan before repealing the healthcare reform law. In a letter signed by James Madara, MD, CEO and executive vice president of the AMA, the physician association called for p
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Opinion: I’m a former health insurance CEO and this is what Obamacare repeal will do

By J.B. Silvers There’s a joke among insurers that there are two things that health insurance companies hate to do — take risks and pay claims. But, of course, these are the essence of their business! Read more…
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Americans Support Just 3 Health Insurance Benefit Mandates, New Survey Shows

By Sean Williams In less than a month, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, and the clock will begin ticking on the Affordable Care Act’s likely demise. Read more…
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12 healthcare ransomware attacks of 2016

By Erin Dietsche Ransomware isn’t a new phenomenon, but its growth throughout 2016 has made its prevalence known throughout the healthcare industry. In fact, a July 2016 report showed the healthcare industry is hit significantly harder by ransomware than any other sector — appro
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Trump meets with leaders of Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Partners and Cleveland Clinic

By Ayla Ellison President-elect Donald Trump met with a group of health system CEOs Wednesday at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Those who met with Mr. Trump in the closed-door session include Boston-based Partners HealthCare President and CEO David Torchiana, MD; Rochester,
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Maine tried allowing the sale of health insurance from other states. It didn’t work.

By Jackie Farwell As part of his plan to reform American health care, President-elect Donald Trump has proposed what sounds like a simple enough idea: Allow health insurance to be sold across state lines. Health insurance companies can already operate in multiple states, but they tail
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Will Donald Trump Repeal Obamacare? Republicans Divided On Healthcare Reform, Report Says

By Chris Riotta Donald Trump’s campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare helped him garner the support of Republicans in Washington, D.C., who have repeatedly vowed to shut down President Barack Obama’s major health care overhaul ever since it passed in 2010 without a single Re
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