The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, could face being eliminated by the Supreme Court, with Democrats suggesting another Trump-picked justice makes this more likely.
Bev Veals, a three-time cancer survivor from Carolina Beach, recorded her call with a member of North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis' Washington, D.C., staff after she grew upset with his apparent lack of empathy.
New, more positive unemployment numbers; searching for Trump's health care plan; and the future of retail—we think.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday employers can deny employees no-cost birth control coverage if they object to the Affordable Care Act policy on religious grounds.
The administration has asked the Supreme Court to overturn Obamacare.
Coronavirus relief packages set aside $175 billion for a health care provider relief fund for hospitals treating the most vulnerable coronavirus patients, but experts told Newsweek the money likely will go to large hospital systems instead.
Democratic voters across the country largely rejected the candidates pushing for universal health care in the primary race.
There's no agreement about what factors to consider. Alabama guidelines would exclude patients with severe mental retardation. New York policy is to maximize the number of lives saved—meaning a 90-year-old patient would get the same priority as a 20-year-old.
"I was also astonished that the average costs were so high," Dr. Michelle H. Moniz of the University of Michigan told Newsweek.
Researchers with IBM Watson Health published a study in 2018 finding that, nationwide, patients pay on average $349 in out-of-pocket costs for diagnostic mammograms.
A new rule for the Affordable Care Act would require insurance companies to bill separately for abortion coverage while placing regular premiums on another bill.
Today, the Affordable Care Act is still benefiting millions of Americans even without an enforced mandate. It's time to end this frivolous attack.
The "Cadillac tax," the health insurance tax and the medical device tax, briefly explained.
"I say that having lost a parent to brain cancer after 12 years of fighting, and getting to see just how terrible our Healthcare system is, and I still think he deserves it or worse," Justin Lecea wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
The rule would require immigrants to prove they have health insurance, or the ability to pay medical bills, before they can attain visas.
The Democratic presidential candidate said that he trusts "the American people to make that decision for themselves."
"[Biden's] defending Obamacare, and being ripped by nine different people for doing it," Brian Kilmeade pointed out.
"Virtually everyone in the United States would be impacted by this decision," said Tim Jost, a professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law.
The U.S. healthcare system should no longer be an embarrassment around the world and should guarantee coverage for all Americans, said the senator.
A poll released by Fox News last October showed that the majority of Americans approved of the Affordable Care Act, despite Republican efforts to repeal the legislation.
Obamacare should be rendered unconstitutional because Congress ended the tax penalty for not having health insurance in 2017, the Trump administration said in its brief to an appeals court.
The president began threatening to close the southern border and pushing for Republicans to try to repeal and replace Obamacare, before backtracking.
"What we understand is that it is just not acceptable that 30 million Americans have no health insurance and even more are underinsured with high deductibles and high co-payments," the Independent senator and 2020 president hopeful said.
A top aide to Nancy Pelosi cites "stakeholder" objections and "implementation challenges" to argue against single-payer plans such as "Medicare for All" to health insurance giant Blue Cross Blue Shield.
As controversial new rules to expand the grounds on which companies can refuse to cover their employees' contraception hit a judicial barrier, state attorneys general speak to Newsweek.
Democratic governors and other state leaders are rolling out massive health care initiatives, boosting public options and touting expansions to former President Barack Obama's 2010 ACA overhaul moving into the new year.
High-deductible health insurance offered through the Affordable Care Act doesn't cover much without a lot of out-of-pocket expenses first.