Indiana’s tussle with the federal government over its approach to expanding Medicaid could prove a harbinger of events at a national level now that the program's architect is near the apex of health policy within the incoming Trump administration.
Health care policy and practice go far beyond what is crafted at the federal level, or solely through the lens of insurance prices and plans, according to the co-author of a new state-by-state comparative study.
Republicans intent on making changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will find it difficult to alter the way Medicare is delivered, according to experts watching closely what might happen with the new Trump administration.
Rep. Tom Price, as well as the new Trump administration, will likely move quickly to repeal some elements of the Affordable Care Act, but they will step more slowly when it comes to major changes, according to one health expert.
President-elect Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress are being urged to scrap the idea of comprehensive health insurance as they work out reforms, or wholesale ditching, of the Affordable Care Act.
Different departments within the federal government appear to be sending out mixed messages on whether to settle lawsuits by insurance companies or not over payments under an Affordable Care Act (ACA) program.
Younger people who paid a penalty instead of taking out health insurance could receive letters from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urging them to sign up for Obamacare, a move described by some as potentially unlawful.
A major health insurer has announced its plan to exit three key Tennessee regions, and one politician has claimed the company is also telling agents in other areas of the state that they will not receive commission for enrollments.
Senate Democrats are likely to make a fresh bid to include some type of single payer option in any reform of the Affordable Care Act, particularly if they take control of the chamber and Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, opponents of Obamacare argue.