President Trump has repeatedly threatened to halt payments that reimburse insurers for reducing out-of-pocket costs for low-income enrollees on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges. Here's what you need to know about the payments and what could happen if Trump halts them.
The insurers say uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments are a reason for their exits from exchange markets in California, Nevada, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Larry Levitt, a senior vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation, says, "In most of the country, the [individual health insurance] market would be stable if not for significant uncertainty about what the ...Trump administration will do."
Mayo Clinic tops U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" for the second year in a row.
The conventional wisdom is that under Senate rules, the GOP's effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be officially "dead" if it doesn't pass by the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30. But a former Senate parliamentarian tells American Health Line that things aren't so simple.