February 20, 2019
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare on Friday announced it has submitted a proposal to CMS to implement a voter-approved Medicaid expansion in the state that does not include work requirements or other restrictions recently proposed by state lawmakers.
February 19, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, and said his campaign will focus on promoting his "Medicare-for-All" proposal, lowering U.S. drug prices, legalizing marijuana, and more.
Two federal court judges last week ruled the federal government violated its statutory obligation under the Affordable Care to pay insurers cost-sharing reduction payments.
February 18, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that the House can intervene in a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality, but declined a request to expedite the case.
February 15, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
February 14, 2019
A group of House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would allow U.S. residents to buy into Medicare once they reach age 50, and would allow them to use Affordable Care Act tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies to do so.
February 13, 2019
Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.), who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, recently discussed the details of his proposal to implement a universal health care system in the United States, as Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) this week announced she is joining the swath of Democrats seeking the nomination.
February 12, 2019
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) on Monday signed into law a bill intended to scale back the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act—raising questions about whether other states might similarly seek to partially expand Medicaid or roll back their existing Medicaid expansions.
February 8, 2019
February 7, 2019
The U.S. uninsured rate has declined since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2010, but the percentage of underinsured U.S. adults has grown, according to a survey brief from the Commonwealth Fund released Thursday. See the trends, charted.
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