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Health spending may be higher in the U.S. because prices are steeper for drugs, medical devices, physician and nurse salaries and administrative costs to process medical claims.
Arkansas's waiver would require beneficiaries to work or participate in job training or job search activities for at least 80 hours per month as a condition of receiving Medicaid.
According to the lawsuit, without the individual mandate, Obamacare is unlawful.
In honor of Black History Month, learn how Johnson & Johnson has made it a mission to help address disparities in healthcare.
The proposal signals another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of Obamacare.
By 2026, health spending is projected to reach $5.7 trillion.
More than 400,000 Kentucky residents gained health insurance through the program, the highest growth rate of Medicaid coverage of any state.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within its Office of Civil Rights to enforce the rights of doctors, nurses and others who invoke such objections.
Young adults, Blacks, Hispanics and low-income Americans saw the biggest rise in the uninsured rate.
The number was higher than expected in light of steps taken by Trump and Congress to undermine the law.
A judge said that a preliminary injunction was necessary given potential “dire public health and fiscal consequences.”
The Trump administration halved the Obamacare open enrollment period for 2018 and cut the healthcare law’s advertising budget by 90 percent.
Health spending increased 4.3 percent to $3.3 trillion compared to a 5.8 percent growth rate in 2015.
The challenge of finding adequate healthcare on the Obamacare market is expected to intensify as the Trump administration strips away aspects of the law.
Surpassing last year’s mark will be challenging because Trump’s administration cut Obamacare advertising by 90 percent and shortened the enrollment period by half.
The CBO found that health insurance premiums would rise by about 10 percent in most years over the next decade in the individual market created by Obamacare.
“We are the people that can actually shift healthcare disparities," said Hope, chief diversity officer.
Sixty-two percent of Americans want former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law to be maintained.
President Trump has called subsidy payments a “gift” for insurance companies.
The plan could keep Obamacare in place at least until the 2020 presidential campaign starts heating up.
The decision is the most dramatic action the president has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act.
Part of President Trump’s Plan will almost certainly be challenged in court, according to legal experts.