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  1. Which states could win and lose from the new ObamaCare repeal bill  

    09.21 / 21:17 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
     The ObamaCare repeal bill set for a possible vote next week in the Senate would create winners and losers among the 50 states that would be asked to implement their own health care plans with block grants of federal funding.The bill, …
  2. Dems call for extended ObamaCare open enrollment in wake of storms

    09.21 / 21:17 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Two top House Democrats are urging the Trump administration to extend the open enrollment period for ObamaCare and Medicare Advantage plans in the wake of a series of major hurricanes.In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price…
  3. Senate Health Committee schedules hearing on opioid crisis

    09.21 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    The Senate Health Committee will hold a hearing on the opioid crisis next month. The committee will focus on the federal response to the crisis and conduct oversight of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a law passed in 2016 …
  4. Kilmeade responds to Kimmel criticism: 'I hope your son gets better'

    09.21 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Thursday responded to criticism from late-night Jimmy Kimmel over the latest ObamaCare repeal plan by wishing good health for Kimmel's son, who was born with a heart problem."Last night, Jimmy Kimmel …
  5. AARP: Older Americans to pay $16K more under GOP ObamaCare repeal

    09.21 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    A new study from the AARP finds that older people could pay as much as $16,174 more per year for health coverage under the Republican bill to repeal ObamaCare known as Graham-Cassidy.The bill “threatens to make health care unaffordable an…
  6. Democrat on Trump pre-existing condition claims: 'This is a lie'

    09.21 / 15:27 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday pushed back against statements by Senate Republicans and President Trump that the latest GOP effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare includes protections for preexisting conditions."This is a lie. …
  7. Overnight Health Care: CBO predicts 15 percent ObamaCare premium hike | Trump calls Sanders single-payer plan ‘curse on

    09.15 / 03:19 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Premiums for ObamaCare's benchmark silver plans will increase by an average of 15 percent in 2018 due primarily to "short-term market uncertainty," the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated in a new report released Thursday.Insurers…
  8. CBO: Uncertainty to cause 15 percent increase in ObamaCare premiums next year

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Premiums for ObamaCare's benchmark silver plans will increase by an average of 15 percent in 2018, the CBO estimated in a new report released Thursday. CBO blamed the premium hikes on "short-term market un…
  9. Senator asks for CBO score of Sanders's single-payer bill

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) is asking congressional scorekeepers to analyze the cost of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) “Medicare for all” bill, which could fuel Republican attacks that a single-payer system would bankrupt the country.In a letter to…
  10. Sanders fires back at Trump: Health care for everyone 'is not a curse'

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) fired back at President Trump for slamming his “Medicare for all” health-care bill as “a curse,” saying the bill was “exactly what we should be doing.”“No Mr. President, providing health care to every man, woman…
  11. 70 health care groups urge Congress to take action on DACA

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Seventy health care organizations urged Congressional leadership on Thursday to take action on a federal program for young immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children. The organizations, led by the Association of American …
  12. Dems offer alternative to Trump administration's child care proposal

    09.14 / 21:16 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    Democrats are offering an alternative to the child care plan being pushed by the Trump administration. On Thursday, Democrats rolled out the "Child Care for Working Families Act," which would focus on reducing child care costs for low- a…
  13. ObamaCare enrollment groups learn extent of Trump cuts

    09.14 / 15:07 thehill.com Thehill.com - Health
    State and local groups now know how much funding they'll have to help enroll people in the ObamaCare exchanges after the Trump administration slashed the total grant money available, according to two sources.  The groups, known as …