What insurance market fixes can the GOP cram into an ACA repeal bill?

By Harris Meyer Republicans risk crashing the individual insurance markets and causing 30 million Americans to lose coverage if they repeal the Affordable Care Act without immediately replacing it with a new system. Read more…
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Why Trump’s Obamacare Promise Will Be So Hard to Keep

By Margot Sanger-Katz As a candidate back in July 2015, Donald J. Trump promised that he would repeal Obamacare and replace it with “something terrific.” The Senate voted, 51 to 48, on Thursday morning for a measure setting Congress on the path toward repealing President Obama’s healt
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We Asked People What They Know About Obamacare. See If You Know The Answers

By Alison Kodjak The Affordable Care Act brought the rate of uninsured Americans to a record low 9 percent in 2015. It’s the major achievement of the controversial health care law and one the Obama administration likes to tout whenever it can. Read more…
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Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Health Care Priorities for 2017

By Ashley Kirzinger, Bryan Wu, and Mollyann Brodie KEY FINDINGS: The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll finds that health care is among the top issues, with the economy and jobs and immigration, Americans want President-elect Donald Trump and the next Congress to address in 2017. When
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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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FACT CHECK: Once Again, Lawmakers Are Stretching The Facts On Obamacare

By Scott Horsley President Obama and Vice President-elect Mike Pence were both on Capitol Hill Wednesday, making competing cases for and against Obama’s signature health care law. Republicans have promised to make repeal of the Affordable Care Act their first order of business,
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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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