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AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 24
Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

By Alan Fram | Sep 23
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation.

Analysts See Trump Threats to Insurers Boosting Premiums

Analysts See Trump Threats to Insurers Boosting Premiums

By Alan Fram | Sep 16
Average premiums for individually purchased health insurance will grow around 15 percent next year, largely because of marketplace nervousness over whether President Donald Trump will block federal subsidies to insurers.

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

By Calvin Woodward and Emily Swanson | Sep 14
Americans are not clamoring for single-payer health care, as Sen. Bernie Sanders suggests they are in proposing a plan that would have the government foot most medical bills.

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

By Alan Fram | Sep 13
Rival health care reform bills have little in common, other than the likelihood that neither is going anywhere.

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 16
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.

Poll: Most Say Time to End Effort to Repeal Obama Health Law

Poll: Most Say Time to End Effort to Repeal Obama Health Law

By Alam Fram | Aug 13
Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: It's time to make the Obama health care law more effective. Stop trying to scuttle it.

Swing-District House GOP Feel the Heat on Health Care

Swing-District House GOP Feel the Heat on Health Care

By Thomas Beaumont | Aug 12
This summer, Democrats embarked on a national tour of many of those districts, riding a bus with the words "Drive for our Lives," and reminding Americans how GOP lawmakers voted.

Undertaker or Caretaker? Trump's Shifting Health Law Role

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 7
With Republicans unable to advance a health care bill in Congress, President Donald Trump's administration may find itself in an awkward role as caretaker of the Affordable Care Act, which he still promises to repeal and replace.

McConnell to Consider Bipartisan Plan to Pay Health Insurers

By Adam Beam | Aug 6
A week after an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he'd consider a bipartisan effort to continue payments to insurers to avert a costly rattling of health insurance markets.

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