Trump to Sign Order Easing Health Plan Rules, Official Says

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order next week to start lifting some insurance rules set by his predecessor’s Affordable Care Act in the aftermath of the failed Republican bid to repeal the law, a senior…

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Apr 25

Health Care's New 'Skinny Plans': Winners and Losers

Insurers are expected to roll out new “skinny” health plans that offer a cheaper alternative to Affordable Care Act coverage to consumers who buy their own insurance. But critics say buyers may be risking big bills if they get sick. This…

Jan 25

Idaho to Allow New Insurance Plans Outside of Federal Health Law


Idaho will begin allowing health insurers to sell new plans that don’t meet requirements set by the Affordable Care Act, a move that will test the limits of states’ ability to carve out their own health-insurance rules.

Nov 16

Bipartisan Plan Would Aid Health-Insurance Markets

Republican lawmakers looking to repeal a rule requiring most people to have health insurance said they were now more open to a bipartisan plan to bolster the insurance markets, since they would likely face political responsibility for the…

Oct 12

Trump Plans to Sign Order to Unwind Health-Care Law

President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order Thursday to initiate the unwinding of the Affordable Care Act, paving the way for sweeping changes to health-insurance regulations by instructing agencies to allow the sale of…

Jul 30

President Threatens Congress's Health-Care Benefits


President Donald Trump made one of his most explicit threats to cut off payments to insurance companies, and for the first time said he was also willing to cancel some of lawmakers’ health-care benefits.

Jul 24

Senate Republicans Unsure of What Health-Care Measure They Will Vote On

Senate Republicans are expected to vote as early as Tuesday to begin debate on their sweeping health-care legislation—but they don’t know yet what measure they will be voting on.

Jul 18

While Health Care Divides Party, Republicans Hope Tax Cuts Will Unite

The failure of Republican efforts in the Senate to repeal and replace Obamacare is a harsh blow to the party, but here’s one reason the White House will be glad if it now can move past the tortured health debate and on to tax reform: Tax…

Jul 6

Ted Cruz's Plan to Save Republican Health-Care Bill Gains Traction


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Jun 5

GOP Leaders to Present Senate Republicans With Proposals to Shape Health-Care Bill


GOP leaders are expected to present Senate Republicans options for the major policy decisions shaping their health-care bill during a closed-door lunch Tuesday, Senate aides say.

Mar 17

Four Republican Governors Voice Opposition to House GOP Health-Care Legislation


Four Republican governors have announced their opposition to the House GOP legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, another sign of the political challenges facing the bill.

Mar 8

GOP Health Plan Sparks Debate Over Obamacare Comparisons

House Republicans are facing swift criticism that their sweeping plan to repeal and overhaul large swaths of the Affordable Care Act is too similar to the law it would replace.

Mar 8

Health-Care Companies See Big Risks in Plan to Replace Obamacare

Though they are applauding the elimination of some taxes, insurers foresee problems from the cancellation of penalties for going without health coverage.

Mar 7

House Republicans Release Plan to Replace Obamacare

House Republicans released a detailed proposal that marks their first attempt in the new Congress to unite GOP members behind a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act and deliver on a central campaign promise.

Feb 25

Trump to Meet With Health-Insurance Executives

President Donald Trump is planning to meet with health-insurance executives on Monday as the administration looks to encourage insurers to sign onto Republicans’ health-care overhaul efforts.

Feb 17

House Republicans Lay Out Health-Care Plan

House Republican leaders sketched out a plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, offering a set of policy specifics but showing they have yet to bridge significant GOP divisions over many of its components.

Jan 30

Republican Senators Question Trump on Executive Order


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Nov 1

Trump Shifts Attacks to Obamacare, Health-Care Costs


Donald Trump turned from attacking Hillary Clinton over her emails to focusing on voters’ pocketbook issues, denouncing President Barack Obama’s health-care law and the recent rise in individual insurance premiums.

Jun 23

House Republicans Unveil Health-Insurance Proposal

The plan would repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act and replace it with tax credits that Americans could use to buy private health insurance.

Sep 23

Clinton Plan Aims to Limit Cost of Health Insurance


Hillary Clinton released more proposals for limiting what people with insurance pay for their health care, amid an effort to show she is seeking to improve the 2010 federal health law with cost provisions.

Aug 19

Scott Walker Unveils Health-Care Plan