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If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?
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HSAs: 'Tax-Break Trifecta' Or Insurance Gimmick Benefiting The Wealthy?

They are just three little words -- "health savings accounts" -- but they are generating a lot of buzz as Republicans contemplate plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Trump's Immigration Ban Fuels Fear For Young Doctors Whose Jobs May Be In Limbo

President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, which sparked protests abroad and in the U.S., is also raising fears about the impact on international medical students vying for training programs at U.S. hospitals, as well as young doctors in training from affected countries who are already working here.

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Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

Much has been written about the 20 million people who gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and what could happen to these patients if the ACA is repealed without a replacement. But some people don't realize that hospitals nationwide could take a big financial hit on several fronts, too.

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Medicare's Coverage Of Therapy Services Again Is In Center Of Court Dispute

Four years after Medicare officials agreed in a landmark court settlement that seniors cannot be denied coverage for physical therapy and other skilled care simply because their condition is not improving, patients are still being turned away.

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Repeal Ripples: Five Obamacare Exchange Chiefs Contemplate An Uncertain Future

The health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act are in their third year of selling health insurance plans to people who don't get insurance through w ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Block Grants -- The Heart Of GOP's Medicaid Plans

President Donald Trump's administration made explicit this weekend its commitment to an old GOP strategy for managing Medicaid, the federal-state insurance plan that covers low-income people

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Health Law Coverage Has Helped Many Chronically Ill -- But Has Still Left Gaps

As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress devise a plan to replace the 2010 health law, new research suggests a key component of the law helped people with chronic disease get access to health care -- though, the paper notes, it still fell short in meeting their medical needs

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Trump's Nominee For Agriculture Has Key Health Role
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Trump Stays Silent On Health Law In Speech, Then Sets Tone For Repeal

Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has been considered the new Trump administration's top priority. But you wouldn't know that from the new president's earliest speech.

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Six U.S. Senators Confronting Trump's HHS Cabinet Pick Own Health Care Stocks, Too
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Health Law Sleepers: Six Surprising Health Items That Could Disappear With ACA Repeal

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Budget Scorekeepers Say GOP Plan Would Raise The Number Of Uninsured By 32M
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Obama's Health Care Legacy: A Landmark Becomes A Question Mark

When President Barack Obama signed his landmark health care bill on March 23, 2010, he achieved what presidents and members of Congress had long tried and failed to do -- to provide near-universal health insurance to Americans.

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HHS Secretary: Give Medicare Authority To Negotiate Drug Prices

Giving Medicare authority to negotiate drug prices is the best way to keep those spiraling costs under control for the program's recipients, departing Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Monday.

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Obama's Challenge To GOP: Show Me Your Plan Before Repealing Mine

Trying to protect his signature Affordable Care Act from being hastily dismantled by the new GOP Congress, President Barack Obama took to the media to pressure Republicans to unveil a replacement proposal before they repeal major parts of the law.

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Federal Judge Denies Request To Delay EEOC Rules On Wellness Programs

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Medicare Failed To Recover Up To $125 Million In Overpayments, Records Show

Six years ago, federal health officials were confident they could save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually by auditing private Medicare Advantage insurance plans that allegedly overcharged the government for medical services.

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AMA Releases Letter to Congressional Leaders on Reform of Health Care System

The American Medical Association (AMA) released the following letter to congressional leadership from Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President James L. Madara, M.D., concerning legislative efforts to reform the health care system.

Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, ...

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Leading Republicans See A Costly Malpractice Crisis -- Experts Don't

As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insurance premiums and forcing physicians out of business. Doctors and hospitals live in fear of litigation, ordering excessive tests and treatments that make health care unaffordable for Americans.

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Bundled Payments Work, Study Finds, But HHS Nominee No Fan
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Vowing To Jettison Obamacare, Republicans Face Immediate Resistance And Risks

The 115th Congress started work Tuesday with Republican majorities in both the House and Senate in agreement on their top priority -- to repeal and replace the 2010 health law, the Affordable Care Act.

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New Medicare Rules Should Help 'High Need' Patients Get Better Treatment

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Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs

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CMS Finalizes Rules for the Health Insurance Marketplace, Improving Stability

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued t ...

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