Healthcare

The HealthCare.gov website main page. The Trump administration is clearing the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey “Obamacare” for consumers struggling with high premiums. (HHS via AP)
(HHS via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will have more options to buy cheaper, short-term health insurance under a new Trump administration rule, but there's no guarantee the plans will cover pre-existing conditions or provide benefits like coverage of prescription...
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 20, 2018 - 12:09 pm
By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for "Medicare for All" — shorthand for government-financed health care. At the same time Thursday, Democratic...
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(Dreamstime)
May 31, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor is set to sign legislation in coming days expanding Medicaid after years of partisan battle. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's approval will come after the state's Republican-controlled General Assembly ignored warnings from the White House against expanding...
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