House votes to delay Obamacare insurance tax, loosen health savings accounts restrictions

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday on bills to delay an Affordable Care Act tax and allow consumers broader use of health savings accounts. In a 242-176 vote, House Republicans joined one dozen Democrats to...

Insurance Factbox: USDA’s $12 billion farmer relief package

The Trump administration on Tuesday said it would provide up to $12 billion in aid for U.S. farmers from early September to shield them from the repercussions of trade disputes between the United States...

TrumpCare Beats ObamaCare

An encouraging expansion in private insurance coverage. Many Republican voters were disappointed last year when U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona broke a campaign promise and scuttled efforts to repeal ObamaCare. This in turn made...

Blame Democrats — not Trump — for sabotaging ObamaCare

Premiums for health insurance plans on ObamaCare's exchanges will rise an average of 15 percent next year, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has blamed...

Michael Cohen recorded Donald Trump for ‘insurance’ should president turn on him, legal expert...

Michael Cohen’s apparent recording of former client President Donald Trump is certainly “frowned upon” in legal circles, though not illegal, and his endgame in possibly revealing the recording’s existence remains unclear, according to legal...

Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your...

To an outsider, the fancy booths at a June health insurance industry gathering in San Diego, Calif., aren't very compelling: a handful of companies pitching "lifestyle" data and salespeople touting jargony phrases like "social...

SCOTUS and Trump promote lies and deception in place of reproductive health care

The recent Supreme Court decision in NIFLA v. Becerra struck down a California law that required so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) to disclose whether they are licensed medical facilities, and what health services they...

Trump administration slashes ‘Obamacare’ sign-up assistance

For the second time in days, the Trump administration is taking action to undercut the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Tuesday announced steep funding cuts for sign-up assistance...

How the slow sabotage of Obamacare may hurt America’s breastfeeding rate

Women’s health and breastfeeding advocates are worried we might be poised for a reversal. Breastfeeding in America isn’t easy but it got a whole lot easier after the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. Lesley Muldoon,...

The GOP’s stealth campaign to sabotage your health care

Chances are good that your health insurance is bad — and getting worse. If you have ObamaCare, the deductibles and co-pays keep going up, the networks keep getting narrower, and every year you have to...

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