A fraudulent cancer screening system resulted in Medicare being being billed for over $2.1 billion in unnecessary costs, and, with 35 arrested, has become the "largest health care scam ever" according to the government.
Shapiro agreed with Biden that the U.S. health care system is one of the finest in the world and said if car accidents and suicides were moved then Americans have far higher life expectancy.
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for children in need of epinephrine injections for cases of severe allergic reactions.
He was unable to afford his nearly $1,200-a-month insulin.
"It's one thing to have a wonderful plan but if you can't figure out how to pay for it and if it's going to disrupt the entire country in terms of workforce, it's just not realistic."
Embracing watered-down, left-wing ideas to get something done on drug prices will not help American patients, and it certainly won't help politically in 2020.
"That sounds suspiciously like Donald Trump," Jess McIntosh warned on CNN.
The federal compensation for 9/11 first responders was set to expire next year and was passed by the House in the wake of passionate congressional testimony from Jon Stewart.
"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.
"Just as Jesus forgave and canceled the debt of our sins, we also canceled the debt of those in our community," said Pastor Sam Rijfkogel of Michigan's Grand Rapids First Church.
The U.S. healthcare system should no longer be an embarrassment around the world and should guarantee coverage for all Americans, said the senator.
During Thursday's debate, Kamala Harris was one of two candidates to raise their hand when asked if they supported eliminating private insurance.
The common sense reforms fix some of the most frustrating features of the current health system.
This is the same healthcare facility where a woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth late last year.
"I think she's said her piece," Corbin Trent, Ocasio-Cortez's communications director, told ABC News.
Presidential candidate John Delaney and freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are in a war of words over Medicare for All.
While Obamacare helped reduce the number of uninsured, it masks the growing crisis of underinsurance—insurance so expensive or skimpy as to be virtually useless in the event of an actual illness.
Alabama legislators voted against health care funding for mothers, children as they tightened abortion laws to criminalize most procedures.
When Fox News host Neil Cavuto repeatedly asked the head of the Republican National Committee if Republicans had a health care plan, the chairman responded with a rant against Democrats.
The confrontation with Republican Senator Chuck Grassley went viral this week after an Iowa woman demanded he defend his past votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
"We are asking for basic human rights to be made whole and real in the United States," said Stacey Abrams at the Women in the World summit.
Red states have highest percentages of residents with pre-existing conditions.
Nearly 60 percent of voters said they didn't have a lot of trust or any trust at all in President Donald Trump when it comes to health care policy.
The Senate Majority Leader said he told Trump the chamber "will not be doing a comprehensive" health care plan, despite legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act that could render millions of Americans without insurance.
Despite touting the GOP as "the party of health care," the White House press secretary is the latest Trump administration official unable to outline an alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
"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.
The law has provided coverage to more than 20 million previously uninsured people
The freshman representative responded by saying, "That's okay - I'll fight for their right to healthcare anyway."