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March 25, 2017 - 7:27 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because of the cutbacks planned to Medicaid. The bill's...
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Graphic shows estimated tax changes under Republican health bill; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
March 24, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rich and the almost rich would make out well under the House Republican bill to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The old and the poor, not so much. The measure would repeal major parts of Obama's health law, capping future funding for Medicaid and cutting tax...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
How do insurance companies decide what medicines to pay for and when to pay for them? Insurers and other payers look first at how well the drug works — not its cost — when they decide whether to cover the latest treatments, according to the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, Express...
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March 17, 2017 - 1:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rep. Jason Chaffetz has strolled to four easy re-election wins in his Republican-friendly Utah congressional district, but now he's facing a surprising challenge from a Democratic political newcomer who raised nearly a half million dollars — by tapping into anger over Chaffetz...
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Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., left, and Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., arrive at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March, 15, 2017, for a vote to confirm former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 15, 2017 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says more than 12 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law, even as the Republican-led Congress debates its repeal. The official national figure of 12.2 million does not include an additional 765,000...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., wrap up a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday, even as surging conservative opposition complicated party leaders' drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL-PELOSI UPDATE: Pelosi says no vote until cost of GOP bill known WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Speaker Paul Ryan that lawmakers "must not be asked to vote" on new GOP health care legislation without details on cost and how many people would...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public, absent specifics on costs or how many Americans will be covered. Pelosi said Tuesday, March 7, 2017, that Republicans are underestimating the high costs of health care for people living with pre-existing medical conditions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration's top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday as the GOP embarked on a drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet lauding "our wonderful new...
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