Trump and the GOP are charging forward with Obamacare repeal, but few are eager to follow

By Noam N. Levey As they race to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act, President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are leaving behind nearly everyone but their base voters and a handful of conservative activists. Read more…
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27% of Americans today would be uninsurable pre-ACA, Kaiser Family Foundation finds

By Morgan Haefner  Fifty-two million adults under age 65 have pre-existing conditions that would have likely made them uninsurable before the ACA eliminated pre-existing conditions, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Read more…
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Survey: 52% of healthcare professionals say Trump will improve the industry

By Kelly Gooch The majority of physicians and practice staff (52 percent) believe a Trump presidency will improve U.S. healthcare, and 48 percent believe a Trump presidency will have a positive financial impact on their practice, according to a new Aprima survey. Read more…
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The Problem With One-Size-Fits-All Health Insurance

By NICHOLAS BAGLEY and AUSTIN FRAKT A co-worker struggling to make ends meet comes to you with a problem. The price of admission to a dear colleague’s retirement party at an upscale establishment is beyond her means, though not yours. You both feel obliged to attend. She’d rather brin
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Trump to Face Key Decision in Obamacare Lawsuit

By Kimberly Leonard A federal appeals court said Monday it is delaying a case against President Barack Obama’s health care law, positioning President-elect Donald Trump to take one of the most straightforward actions that will be available to him to unravel the Affordable Care A
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Obama calls on public to enroll in ACA for 2017

By Kelly Gooch President Barack Obama recently made a public appeal on social media, calling for the protection of the ACA by encouraging Americans to sign up for health coverage. His appeal came via a Facebook video posted Friday afternoon. In the video, President Obama touts the ACA
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Which Americans Are Shut Out of the Affordable Care Act?

By Teresa Mears As the deadline for enrolling in an Affordable Care Act marketplace insurance plan approaches on Dec. 15, some people are finding themselves left out. Since the ACA went into effect in 2013, more than 20 million additional Americans have been able to buy health insuran
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After the Election, the Public Remains Sharply Divided on Future of the Affordable Care Act

Kaiser News Among Those Who Favor Repeal, Arguments About Loss of Coverage for Those with Pre-Exiting Conditions Can Sway Some Opinions Many Obamacare Provisions Remain Broadly Popular Across Party Lines, But Not its Mandate The first Kaiser Health Tracking Poll since the 2016 electio
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OIG recovers $5.6B from providers in FY 2016

By Ayla Ellison HHS’ Office of Inspector General recovered more than $5.66 billion from healthcare providers and programs in fiscal year 2016, including about $953 million in non-HHS matters resulting from the OIG’s work in areas such as Medicaid restoration, according to
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AHA pens letter to Trump calling for support of hospital policies

By Emily Rappleye The American Hospital Association sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday, lobbying the nation’s next leader to consider several policies that would support healthcare delivery in hospitals. Read more…
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