July 10, 2019
Tom Steyer, a billionaire and environmentalist, on Tuesday announced that he is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, and has said his campaign will call for achieving universal health coverage in the United States.
July 1, 2019
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Friday walked back her position on nixing private coverage after raising her hand in support of replacing such coverage with a government-run "Medicare-for-All" plan during Thursday's primary debate.
June 28, 2019
Health care again was a major focus in Thursday night's primary debate for candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, with candidates split on transitioning the United States to a single-payer health system, but agreeing on expanded access to coverage for undocumented immigrants.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Wednesday asked parties in a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) constitutionality to weigh in on whether Democratic attorneys general and House lawmakers, who are defending the ACA in the suit, have the standing to do so.
June 27, 2019
The first batch of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates squared off in a primary debate Wednesday night, and a question regarding so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals emerged as a dividing factor between the candidates.
Oklahoma's Supreme Court last week validated the proposed text of a ballot initiative seeking to expand the state's Medicaid program, meaning expansion supporters can continue gathering signatures to add the measure to the state's 2020 ballot.
June 26, 2019
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that centers on whether the federal government owes insurers $12 billion in risk corridors payments under the Affordable Care Act.
June 21, 2019
After Arkansas implemented Medicaid work requirements, thousands of adults lost their health insurance and unemployment among Medicaid-eligible adults rose, according to a study published Wednesday.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
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