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Healthcare Reform News

Browse our collection of recent healthcare reform news items. Have a question about healthcare reform? Contact us at (831) 426-7200 and we can answer your questions.


President Trump boasts that he has “mostly obliterated Obamacare.” His health secretary is taking credit for making the law work better than ever. Who’s right?
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
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It’s a sign of the issue’s importance that several candidates in close races are feeling pressure to respond.
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Candidates on both sides are campaigning on their experiences with health care; the latest from Opinion; and how Democrats are missing veterans.
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In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News, Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the Trump administration’s announcement that average premium prices are falling on the Obamacare marketplaces, the effort by Senate Democrats to reverse rules on short-term health insurance and the focus on protections for people with preexisting conditions in the run-up to midterm elections.
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President Trump has repeatedly claimed that Democrats’ “Medicare for all” proposal would send the United States into an economic tailspin similar to Venezuela’s. This warning is wrong about the root causes of Venezuela's crisis and ignores that Mr. Trump himself previously championed single-payer health care.
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Although many health policies are set in Washington, states also have a big stake in making sure their residents have access to affordable and effective health care. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins a panel on the 1A radio broadcast looking at recent moves by states on health issues.
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The private health plans that are an alternative to government-run Medicare continue to grow despite the Affordable Care Act’s cuts of billions of dollars in funding.
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The Trump administration announces that the average price for insurance offered to people buying their own coverage on federal exchanges is going down.
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Officials called the average decline of 1.5 percent “a dramatic and very positive change” after several years of rapid price increases for Affordable Care Act plans.
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President Trump signed legislation to ban “gag clauses,” which prevent pharmacists from telling consumers about the best prescription drug prices.
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Consumers favor ACA’s safeguards on the promise that patients who have health problems can get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians in both parties agree, but their arguments don’t always add up.
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