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2416 Articles Matching "trump"

Senate Approves Bill That Lifts Gag Clauses Preventing Pharmacists From Discussing Drug Prices

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The legislation, if it makes it through the House, would be a small win for President Donald Trump, who took to Twitter to champion the bill when it looked to be in danger on...
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Kavanaugh And His Accuser Set To Testify At Hearing On Monday; Republicans Brace For Possible Political Fallout

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, professor Christine Blasey Ford, will both testify publicly under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump are confident the nomination can be salvaged, while some Republicans are anxious that events could backfire on them in the upcoming...
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Judge Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt To Swat Down Suit Over Military Policy Regarding Soldiers With HIV

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The lawsuit claims that the administration's military-readiness policy, which is meant to single out troops that for any reason can't be deployed for 12 consecutive months, targets people with HIV....
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Trump urges Senate to pass legislation prohibiting pharmacy 'gag clauses'

Sep 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
President Donald Trump urges Senate to pass legislation that would prohibit "gag clauses," which prevent pharmacists from telling patients paying with cash may be less expensive than using their insurance benefits....
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Mandatory Bundle Gets Early Positive Results

Sep 18, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Sept. 14—Hospitals in Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment model succeeded in cutting Medicare gross spending in their first year, according to a new analysis. The results come as Trump administration executives say they plan to introduce more mandatory models....
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Different Takes: In Rejecting Official Death Toll Numbers, Trump Once Again Makes A Tragedy All About Himself

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers look at these health issues and...
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There’s A Crisis In Confidence For Americans In What Anyone In Washington Is Doing To Curb Drug Prices

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Just 23 percent approve of steps President Donald Trump has taken to lower high drug costs, but only 20 percent approve of what Democrats in Congress are doing and 16 percent approve of how Republicans are handling the problem. Meanwhile, HHS Secretary Alex Azar promises the administration has "disruptive" changes coming....
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Hospitals Express Opposition to E/M Code Changes

Sep 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Sept. 12—A Medicare proposal to simplify evaluation and management (E/M) codes could hit hospitals’ bottom lines, hospital advocates recently warned the Trump administration....
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Maryland suit seeks to protect U.S. health law from 'sabotage'

Sep 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Maryland's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's administration for efforts he says are intended to undercut the nation's healthcare...
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Trump administration makes it easier to avoid Obamacare tax penalty

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday a new opportunity for those who failed to comply with the individual mandate in 2018 to avoid the corresponding tax...
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In Trump’s First Year, Nation’s Uninsured Rate Unchanged

Sep 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Census Bureau reports that the nation’s uninsurance rate was 8.8 percent in 2017 but notes that the rate did increase in 14 states....
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Separated families sue Trump administration over mental health treatment

Sep 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The US government should cover mental health treatment costs for immigrant children who officials separated from their parents, a new lawsuit argues....
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Medicare's ACOs Saved Nearly $2 Billion Over Three Years, Group Says

Sep 12, 2018 , Forbes
Medicare ACOs saved U.S. taxpayers $1.84 billion from 2013 to 2015, a study commissioned by the National Association of ACOs says amid its policy battle with the Trump administration over value-based...
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Premium increases projected to be modest in 2019

Sep 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Premiums for Affordable Care Act individual insurance coverage are set to rise much more modestly in 2019 than in previous years. But those hikes could have been even lower without Trump administration and congressional action last...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Religious Beliefs And Patient Care In The Trump Era; Protect Mental Health Of Detained Immigrant Children

Sep 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages examine these health issues and...
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Senate to clear opioids package this week, next steps unclear

Sep 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House of Representatives and Senate will need to clear up significant differences between their bills before they can send an opioids package to President Donald Trump's...
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Commentary: Trump's immigration policies could exacerbate physician shortage

Sep 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration's immigration stance could have unintended yet significant consequences for the delivery of quality healthcare in the U.S. by exacerbating the challenges of a growing physician...
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Viewpoints: Here’s Hoping Trump Can Still Repeal The Health Law, Keep His Promise; Kavanaugh Unlikely To Side With A Weak Lawsuit

Sep 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on these health topics and...
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Will Trump's Pharma Shaming Bring Down Drug Prices? Not Likely, Poll Says

Sep 07, 2018 , Forbes
President Trump promised “voluntary massive drops in prices” from Big Pharma. Americans are...
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The White House Allegedly Has A Marijuana Smear Squad. Cannabis Experts Say Bring It On

Sep 07, 2018 , Forbes
The Trump administration has reportedly tasked federal agencies with compiling negative data on U.S. cannabis legalization, but industry members think it's too...
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