Jan 24- President Donald Trump's nominee to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told a U.S. congressional panel on Tuesday that he does not support the privatization of Medicare. Speaking before the Senate Committee on Finance, one of two committees that oversee the health department, Representative Tom Price, a Georgia orthopedic surgeon, also...
TRUMP'S HEALTH NOMINEE TOM PRICE SAYS HE DOES NOT SEEK TO.
Many wasteful government programs could be cut to manage debt, Republican former Sen. Jim DeMint tells CNBC.
WASHINGTON, Jan 18- President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for health secretary defended his vast healthcare stock holdings as being ethical and legal on Wednesday and said Americans who have gained coverage under Obamacare will not suddenly go without healthcare. The Georgia orthopedic surgeon spoke while testifying at a U.S. Senate committee hearing...
WASHINGTON, Jan 18- President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for health secretary defended his personal stock investments and proposals to dismantle Obamacare on Wednesday in response to questioning by a U.S. Senate panel. He said an overhaul of the law will initially focus on individual health plans sold on online exchanges and the Medicaid program for the...
President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night. Trump did not give the newspaper specifics about his proposals to replace Democratic President Barack Obama's signature health insurance law, but said the plan was...
Federal health regulators are concerned that dialysis patients are being steered into private insurance as opposed to Medicare or Medicaid.
CHICAGO, Jan 5- Scientists have shown conclusively that treatment not only improves the health of people infected with HIV, it also stops transmission of the virus that causes AIDS. But the roadmap is tentative, and complicated: it would keep the Medicaid expansion and the new individual insurance plans in place and delay major changes for up to three years.
That will place a heavy financial toll on millions of older Americans who do not have access to employer-sponsored insurance or Medicaid, and who are too young to enroll in Medicare. But repeal of the ACA will also raise the cost of Medicare for current and future enrollees. But it is clear that Republicans, rather than fix the existing system's problems, intend to...
Ron Williams, former Aetna CEO, weighs in on the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and how it may impact health care.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the press conference by Democratic Congressional leaders on the Affordable Care Act with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
At a press conference on the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders answer questions on keeping Republicans from repealing Obamacare.
At a press conference on the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders answer questions on Obamacare.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Democratic Congressional leaders speak at a press conference on the Affordable Care Act.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders speak at a press conference on the Affordable Care Act.
Every American can play a role in fixing the broken health-care system. How? Refuse to pay medical bills until hidden costs are revealed.
Most retirees depend on Medicare, but it's not a one-stop program, and it requires a lot of research. Here's what you need to know.
With Medicare benefits at risk under the Trump administration, here’s what you need to know about why this could impact more than just the Americans under the Medicare umbrella.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Dec 22- Democrats are showing little interest in cooperating with the Republicans who control Congress on legislation to dismantle the Obamacare health insurance law but some are signaling a willingness to collaborate on action to curb rising drug prices. President-elect Donald Trump pledged two weeks ago to bring down drug prices,...
Double-digit percentage increases of drugs have been common since 2011, and quadruple-digit prices have been seen for many cheaper medications.