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  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • GOP health care bill does not solve problems: Andy Slavitt

    Andy Slavitt, former acting CMS administrator, weighs in on the Affordable Care Act and why he thinks the Republican plan offers less benefits and costs more.

  • Mulvaney: Trump done negotiating, wants vote today

    OMB Director Mick Mulvaney says the president's ultimatum was delivered to all Republican to work together and he wants a vote today.

  • NEW YORK, March 23- U.S. Following are some questions and answers about healthcare spending and health insurance coverage in the United States as Republicans try to throw out President Barack Obama's signature piece of domestic policy, the 2010 Affordable Care Act. -70 million people are in the publicly funded Medicaid program for the poor, including 32 million...

  • NEW YORK, March 23- U.S. Following are some questions and answers about healthcare spending and health insurance coverage in the United States as Republicans try to throw out President Barack Obama's signature piece of domestic policy, the 2010 Affordable Care Act. -70 million people are in the publicly funded Medicaid program for the poor, including 32 million...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks to the media about the American Health Care Act at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., March 15, 2017.

    Rep. Ted Yoho tells CNBC he'd vote against the Republican health-care bill without more concessions to get rid of "a growing entitlement."

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan

    Congressional Republicans recrafted their Obamacare replacement bill in hopes of satisfying critics as President Trump promotes his first legislative initiative.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- Congressional Republicans recrafted their Obamacare replacement bill on Monday in hopes of satisfying critics as U.S. A leading conservative voice in the House, Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio, is still opposed to the legislation even with the proposed changes, according to an aide. In an unusual move, the House proposed providing the...

  • Earlier on Monday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told reporters that new language was expected on taxes and Medicaid provisions in an effort to move the bill to the floor of the House by Thursday. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," Brady said of planned changes to treatment of...

  • House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady told reporters that new language was expected on taxes and Medicaid provisions in an effort to move the bill to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Thursday. "Later today, we will release some technical and policy changes that further strengthen the bill," Brady said of planned changes to treatment...

  • We're robbing from the future to pay for the past: Robert Kerrey

    Former U.S. Senator Robert Kerrey (D-Neb.) talks about President Trump's budget proposal, and paying for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

  • March 17- The U.S. Justice Department has disclosed an investigation into four health insurers after a lawsuit accused them of defrauding Medicare by claiming patients were treated for conditions they did not have or received no treatment for. The probe of Health Net Inc, Aetna Inc, Cigna Corp's Bravo Health Inc and Humana Inc was revealed in papers filed on...

  • March 17- The U.S. Justice Department disclosed it is investigating four health insurers after a lawsuit accused them of defrauding Medicare by claiming patients were treated for conditions they either did not have or received no treatment for. The Justice Department revealed the probe of Health Net Inc, Aetna Inc, Cigna Corp's Bravo Health Inc and Humana Inc...