WASHINGTON — You were told the Republican tax bill would cut your taxes. But in the end, you may not have any more money in your pocket. That’s because higher health care premiums will cancel out …... The post How your Trump tax cut could get eaten up by something else he did...
How a prescription wiped out one woman’s health reimbursement account, raising questions about prescription drug price tags and about how health care professionals deal (or don’t) with medical costs.
By ROBERT MCNUTT, MD & NORTIN HADLER, MD Take the example of a middle-aged woman undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. Month after month she receives a bill for $16,000. This purchases a monthly infusion of one chemotherapeutic agent. Much of the bill is paid by her insurance, but her personal checking account will cough up
Alliance Defending Freedom warned state legislators Thursday that a bill to mandate employer coverage of so-called “emergency contraception” and other life-ending drugs and devices is unconstitutional, unjust, and unnecessary. The legislation...Show More Summary
Data aggregation and analytics company ODH Inc. and distributed healthcare ledger provider Hashed Health announced today that they have teamed up to develop blockchain technology designed to improve patient care and billing. Hashed Health...Show More Summary
The fight is more critical than ever. by Tiffany Hankins Courtesy of the author Thanks to reproductive rights voters and the pro-choice legislators they elected, a landmark health care bill is poised to pass in Washington State. The Reproductive Parity Act will require insurance companies to cover abortion care and birth control. Show More Summary
BY PASSING THE BILL SO WE COULD FIND WHAT WAS IN IT: Health Care: How in the World Did We Get Here?
Today, the public has criticized health care as too high in technology and too low in touching. Computers take patients’ histories, provide a differential diagnosis, supply educational materials and even submit a bill for the services that we render. A new specialty — telemedicine — offers health care service to rural areas that were previously […]
Another classic Trump moment today, as he destroys the GOP's plan to accuse Democrats who vote no on the spending bill of not caring about children, because the bill includes a short term extension of the Children’s Health InsuranceShow More Summary
DEMS FLIP FLOP For months, Democrats accused Republicans of opposing health care funding for children. So Republicans put forward a bill to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years in a one-month spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. Show More Summary
It was bound to happen. After White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, who has cared for presidents of both political parties, including Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, delivered a clean bill of health forShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget (all times local): 6:25 p.m. House GOP leaders are looking to delay implementation of unpopular taxes on medical devices and generous employer-subsidized health care taxes...Show More Summary
Demonstrators line the sidewalk outside the Fargo office of U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., Wednesday, June 28, at 1802 32nd Ave. S. as they protest the Senate health care reform bill. Dave Wallis / The Forum In a Fargo Forum column over the weekend Syed Sajid Ahmad writes about the nastiness of campaign politics. Show More Summary
A South Texas mayor and three other men have been indicted on federal charges that they conspired to fraudulently bill Medicare for more than $150 million in hospice and home … Click to Continue »
Two new laws aimed at health care costs are coming into effect. Starting the new year, Maine health insurance carriers will face new requirements under a law backed by Republican … Click to Continue »
Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is backing a bill aimed at preventing lead poisoning in New Hampshire children. Sununu will join health care providers, advocates and policy makers on Tuesday in … Click to Continue »
On CNN’s New Day, host Alysin Camerota and Bill Weir were unable to contain their laughter at a portion of a New York Time interview with Donald Trump, where the president insisted he knew more about taxes and the GOP’s healthcare plan than anyone. Thursday evening, the Times published...
“Congress passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday, averting a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday but pushing into January showdowns on spending, immigration, health care and national security,” the Washington Post report...
US President Donald Trump has claimed his party "essentially repealed Obamacare" by passing a tax bill that rescinds a key component of his predecessor's health care legislation. The Republican tax bill repeals the health insurance mandate that forms the core of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Show More Summary
The narrow vote punts disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year