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Premiums for middle-priced plans on ACA’s individual market would climb by 20% in 2018 if the government halted the billions of dollars in payments to insurers under the health law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 AT 06:53 PM (IST)
President Donald Trump urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday to “get back to work” on health care, a tax overhaul and infrastructure legislation. He also demurred when asked if Mr. McConnell should stay on as GOP leader.

Friday, August 11, 2017 AT 01:45 AM (IST)
Tensions flared publicly between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, with the president criticizing his own party’s Senate leader for the failure to advance a health-care bill through the Republican-controlled chamber.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 AT 10:56 PM (IST)
Major health insurers in some states are seeking 2018 premium increases on Affordable Care Act plans of 30% or more, according to new federal data.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 AT 12:25 AM (IST)
(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday delivered surprisingly strong fiscal third-quarter earnings and signalled that its upcoming 10th-anniversary phone lineup is on schedule, driving the stock up 6 percent to an all-time high in after-hours trading.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 AT 07:19 PM (IST)
House Republicans built their tax plan around a new system for taxing companies, an assumption that hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases in the 2010 Affordable Care Act would be gone already and confidence that the GOP could muscle important legislation through Congress on party-line votes. All three of those pillars collapsed overnight Thursday.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 AT 07:50 PM (IST)
Sen. Susan Collins, one of three Republicans who blocked the GOP’s health-care bill last week, on Sunday said President Trump’s threatened cuts in payments to insurers would be “detrimental” to America’s poor.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 AT 07:50 PM (IST)
President Donald Trump made one of his most explicit threats to cut off payments to insurance companies, and for the first time said he was also willing to cancel some of lawmakers’ health-care benefits.

Sunday, July 30, 2017 AT 07:50 PM (IST)
President Donald Trump has threatened once more to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law.In apparent frustration over Friday’s ...

Sunday, July 30, 2017 AT 04:31 AM (IST)
The abrupt collapse of Republicans’ bid to rework the U.S. health care system opened a new chapter of uncertainty for insurers, medical providers and millions of Americans, as officials weighed divergent options for the road ahead.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 AT 01:45 AM (IST)
The Hospital Authority has increased resources to hire more part-time healthcare professionals to alleviate the problem of manpower shortage in public hospitals, Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan says.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 AT 12:00 AM (IST)
GOP leaders struggled to overcome tensions between House and Senate Republicans ahead of a midnight vote on a slimmed-down health-law repeal, the party’s last-ditch effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the text of the bill late Thursday.

Friday, July 28, 2017 AT 05:13 AM (IST)
Speaker Paul Ryan said the House was willing to go to conference on the health-care bill, but it was unclear whether his comments would assuage the concerns of Republican senators who had asked for a guarantee that the House wouldn't pass a “skinny repeal.”

Friday, July 28, 2017 AT 01:48 AM (IST)
Senate GOP leaders picked up support Wednesday for their plan to pass a scaled-back bill to repeal a handful of elements in the current health law, and then open negotiations with House Republicans to try to bring together their two very different bills.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 AT 01:33 AM (IST)
As the Senate debates the GOP health bill, it is considering at least four major plans repealing or replacing major portions of the Affordable Care Act, in addition to an array of other amendments.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 AT 10:04 PM (IST)
Donald Trump’s detractors portray him as a do-nothing president with no big wins on health care, taxes and infrastructure. That may be true if the benchmark is legislation, but that’s an incomplete benchmark, Greg Ip writes.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 AT 01:24 PM (IST)
Senate Republicans overcame a range of internal fissures in voting to begin debate on their health-care overhaul, but the party suffered a setback hours later when a proposal replacing major portions of the Affordable Care Act failed to attract enough votes to pass.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 AT 01:24 PM (IST)
Senate Republicans backed a motion that allows lawmakers to launch into debate over a health-overhaul bill, a victory for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and for President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 AT 11:34 PM (IST)
Sen. John McCain, who has been absent from the Senate for more than a week recovering from surgery, will return on Tuesday, when the chamber is set to vote on whether to open debate on dismantling the Affordable Care Act.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 AT 01:52 PM (IST)
A Republican attempt to dismantle America’s existing healthcare system, popularly known as Obamacare, came to naught this week after four party Senators refused to support it. Republican Senate leader...

Saturday, July 22, 2017 AT 09:56 AM (IST)
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