Tags: "insurance"

18 Oct

Congress At Standstill Over Reauthorizing Health Insurance For 9 Million Kids

WASHINGTON ― It’s been nearly three weeks since the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired and bipartisan negotiations over how to finance it appear to be at a standstill, even as several states face critical funding deadlines, which threatens the ...

13 Oct

Trump ends key insurance subsidies, vows to dismantle Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pledged to dismantle Obamacare “step by step” after he scrapped subsidies to health insurers that help low-income Americans pay out-of-pocket medical expenses, a move that raised concerns about chaos in insurance ...

12 Oct

Trump signs order to weaken Obamacare, boost bare-bones insurance

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday to weaken the Obamacare law and make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans, but the action faces possible legal challenges. Stymied in Congress by ...

11 Oct

Trump is about to start undercutting Obamacare by relaxing insurance rules

Chris Kleponis | Pool | Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement on health care while standing with ‘victims of Obamacare’ at The White House on July 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is planning to ...

06 Oct

Trump eviscerates health insurance birth control mandate

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday eviscerated requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women’s birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters. Administration officials said two new ...