Monthly Archives: May 2017

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill’s Flaws

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (from left), with Vice President Pence and and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill.,… Continue reading »

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… Continue reading »

From A Millennial To Her Peers: Want to Help The Underserved? Sign Up For Insurance

Tapping into millennials’ compassion and activism might be the best way to motivate them to buy health coverage, says Aditi… Continue reading »

Secret To Maine’s Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money

The Maine legislature established a high-risk pool for insuring patients with expensive medical conditions, partly funded with a surcharge on… Continue reading »

GOP Health Bill Penalizes Patients Who Let Insurance Lapse

There are many reasons someone could end up having a lapse in health insurance. They might need to move closer… Continue reading »

Trump Refusal to ‘Bail Out’ Insurers Might End Up Making Policies Cheaper

President Trump celebrated House passage of legislation to roll back the Affordable Care Act in the Rose Garden of the… Continue reading »

Candidates Confront GOP Health Care Bill In Montana Special Election

The three candidates, from left, Republican Greg Gianforte, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks, who are vying to fill… Continue reading »

In Rural Alaska, A Young Doctor Walks To His Patient’s Bedside

Dr. Adam McMahan has been practicing medicine in rural Alaska for three years. It’s the kind of intimate, full-spectrum family… Continue reading »

At Town Hall Meeting, Republican Lawmakers Get An Earful Over Health Care

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., with moderator Thom Hallock during her town hall meeting at public television station Mountain Lake PBS… Continue reading »

Fact-Checking Republicans’ Defense Of The GOP Health Bill

People attending Rep. Rod Blum’s town hall event in Dubuque, Iowa, this week held up red sheets of paper to… Continue reading »