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Associated Press
April 02, 2019 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting he will defer until after 2020 his push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump tweeted late Monday that Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections, "when Republicans hold the Senate & win back...
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March 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump, the second setback in a week for the administration's health care initiatives. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates wrote in...
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Associated Press
March 27, 2019 - 10:20 am
By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice...
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January 04, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new Democratic-controlled House has moved toward defending President Barack Obama's health care law against a federal court ruling that the statute is unconstitutional. The House has filed papers seeking to intervene in the case, which by itself is unlikely to have a...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. But so far sign-ups have been lagging...
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December 15, 2018 - 6:37 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now. In a 55...
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August 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) - Several cities are suing President Donald Trump's administration in federal court for allegedly sabotaging the Affordable Care Act. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore on behalf of Baltimore; Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago; and some residents...
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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)
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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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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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May 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Wednesday after the House of Delegates voted to accept the Senate amendments to House Bills 5001 and 5002, passing the state budget. The budget bills will now go directly to Governor Ralph Northam for...
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