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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Ad Hits Wrong Target on Health Care

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Ad Hits Wrong Target on Health Care

By Steve Peoples | Nov 4
President Donald Trump's re-election committee is lashing out at Democrats in a new TV ad that incorrectly blames his critics in the opposing party for blocking fixes to the nation's health care system.

Health Law Sign-Ups Start, and Some See A 'Hostile Takeover'

Health Law Sign-Ups Start, and Some See A 'Hostile Takeover'

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 31
Many people already faced fewer choices and higher premiums. But President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a subsidy to insurers that lowers consumer costs compounded the turmoil, pushing premiums even higher.

Study: Premiums for Popular ACA Plan Up by 34 Percent

Study: Premiums for Popular ACA Plan Up by 34 Percent

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 28
Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers.

Long-Term Care Costs Are Surging

Long-Term Care Costs Are Surging

By Tom Murphy | Sep 28
Long-term care costs are surging again and the most expensive option - a private nursing home room - may soon top $100,000 per year.

Congress at Crossroads After Another GOP Health Care Failure

Congress at Crossroads After Another GOP Health Care Failure

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 27
Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next - more partisan conflict or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation?

Studying 1 Million People to End Cookie-Cutter Health Care

Studying 1 Million People to End Cookie-Cutter Health Care

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 27
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact and affect health.

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

By Calvin Woodward and Emily Swanson | Sep 14
Americans are not clamoring for single-payer health care, as Sen. Bernie Sanders suggests they are in proposing a plan that would have the government foot most medical bills.

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

By Alan Fram | Sep 13
Rival health care reform bills have little in common, other than the likelihood that neither is going anywhere.

Governors Back Bipartisan Senate Bid to Control Health Costs

Governors Back Bipartisan Senate Bid to Control Health Costs

By Alan Fram | Sep 9
A group of Republican and Democratic governors became the latest voices Thursday to endorse a bipartisan Senate drive to control health insurance costs, in defiance of President Donald Trump.

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 16
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.

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