Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

How the Medicaid work requirement could backfire – CBS News

Friday, January 12th, 2018

CBS NewsHow the Medicaid work requirement could backfireCBS NewsFor most working-age Americans, the health care system is largely tied to employers, with one big exception: Medicaid, the government insurance program for the poor, elderly and disabled. That’s likely to change, given the Trump administration’s …and more »

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New health insurance rule aims to deliver on Trump promise – ABC News

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Chicago TribuneNew health insurance rule aims to deliver on Trump promiseABC NewsAdd Health Care Overhaul as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Health Care Overhaul news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Health Care Overhaul. Add Interest. Striving to fulfill a campaign promise, the Trump administration on Thursday …Trump offers new rule going after ObamaCareThe HillOut-of-Pocket Health Costs Are Rising, But Not That MuchBloombergTrump administration rolls out bid to expand association health plansPoliticoUSA TODAYall 109 news articles »

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Editorial: Americans act, overwhelmingly embrace Obamacare – WRAL.com

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

WRAL.comEditorial: Americans act, overwhelmingly embrace ObamacareWRAL.comAmericans by the millions, including 523,989 North Carolinians, did a fact-check on President Donald Trump and the Republican sycophants who’ve voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act. (Yes, Richard Burr, Thom Tillis, George Holding, Virginia Foxx …What Trump’s executive order on health care does, and what it doesn’t doUSA TODAYall 63 news articles »

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Obamacare sign ups surge, despite Trump’s declaration on ‘repeal’ – Politico

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

PoliticoObamacare sign ups surge, despite Trump’s declaration on ‘repeal’PoliticoThe latest HealthCare.gov enrollment season closed with a surge of sign-ups, unexpectedly putting Obamacare enrollment on track to potentially match last year’s figures despite the GOP’s attacks on the health care law. A total of 8.8 million …Repeal of the ObamaCare mandate is a selfish and short-term planThe HillObamacare Sign-Ups Stay Strong at 8.8 Million Amid ObstaclesBloombergObamacare enrollment blows away expectations at nearly 9 million, despite short sign-up windowCNBCNBCNews.com -CBS News -U.S. News & World Report -Los Angeles Timesall 38 news articles »

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2 million kids will lose CHIP coverage right away, report finds – NBCNews.com

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

NBCNews.com2 million kids will lose CHIP coverage right away, report findsNBCNews.comNearly 2 million children will lose health coverage starting next month if Congress doesn’t renew funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by Friday, a new report projects. Already, state CHIP administrators say, parents are panicking …Lawmakers press for funds for children’s insuranceThe Detroit NewsGOP rushed to pass tax bill, but likely won’t fund Children’s Health Insurance Program until 2018ThinkProgressOpinion: Protect poor kids’ health care, GOP lawmaker tells CongressThe Mercury NewsVox -New York Magazine -The Denver Post -Slate Magazineall 86 news articles »

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Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge; Enrollment Likely Down Next Year

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Over 1 million people chose insurance through the federal health care exchange last week as open enrollment approaches its Dec. 15 deadline. But the total number is likely to fall short of last year, which…Photo Credit: Healthcare.gov

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Trump faces make-or-break meeting with congressional leaders – Washington Post

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Washington PostTrump faces make-or-break meeting with congressional leadersWashington PostPresident Trump’s rocky relationship with Capitol Hill faces a crucial test Tuesday in a meeting with top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders that could edge the government closer to a year-end bipartisan fiscal deal — or a federal shutdown.Senate GOP making last-ditch changes to tax planPoliticoGOP tax bill is just another way to repeal health care. Will coverage ever be safe?USA TODAYCongress gets back to work with clock ticking on tax reformFox NewsPolitiFactall 458 news articles »

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Health care repeal rises again, this time in GOP tax bills: Andy Slavitt – USA TODAY

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

USA TODAYHealth care repeal rises again, this time in GOP tax bills: Andy SlavittUSA TODAYIt has been just two months since the Senate gave up on trying to pass a series of health care bills that Americans had soundly rejected in poll after poll. Yet the same Republican recipe for health care now is back on the table in the form of the …and more »

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Lisa Murkowski Says She’s OK With Killing The Health Insurance Mandate – HuffPost

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

HuffPostLisa Murkowski Says She’s OK With Killing The Health Insurance MandateHuffPostProjections suggest millions will lose coverage; the Alaska senator says she simply wants to allow choice. By Jonathan Cohn. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) cast a decisive, dramatic vote to save health care for millions of people over the summer. The …Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski announces support for repealing individual mandate, a potential boost to tax overhaulWashington PostMurkowski backs repealing ObamaCare mandate in boost to tax reformThe HillThe GOP’s Strategy for Killing Obamacare Now Looks Like ThisBloombergFox News -Washington Examiner -KPRC Click2Houston -Congressional Budget Officeall 54 news articles »

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Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Ban On Trans Service Members – NPR

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

NPRSecond Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Ban On Trans Service MembersNPRA federal judge in Maryland has temporarily blocked all of President Trump’s would-be ban on transgender Americans serving in the U.S. armed forces or receiving transition-related health care through the military. The decision comes just weeks after …Second Judge Blocks Trump’s Transgender Ban in the MilitaryNew York TimesSecond federal judge halts Trump’s transgender military banThe HillFederal Judge Blocks Trump’s Trans Troops Ban, Rules It “Shocks the Conscience”Slate Magazine (blog)ABC News -Vox -BuzzFeed News -SFGateall 61 news articles »

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FDA Warns Against Injectable Silicone for Butt, Breasts

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about the dangerous and illegal use of injectable silicone for breast and buttocks enhancements.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Democrats Win Big With Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Barack Obama may not be running for anything these days, but his signature health care law was a big winner in Tuesday’s elections, as voters rebelled against Republican lawmakers who have blocked Obamacare’s…Photo Credit: Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

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How Low Can Trump Go? – Slate Magazine

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Slate MagazineHow Low Can Trump Go?Slate Magazine98282747 President Donald Trump talks to the media before he and first lady Melania Trump depart Washington on Friday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images. By late 2011, a struggling economy, an unpopular health care bill and a gridlocked Congress had pushed …and more »

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Aetna stock soars on report of potential acquisition by CVS Health – USA TODAY

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

USA TODAYAetna stock soars on report of potential acquisition by CVS HealthUSA TODAYShares of Aetna rose sharply Thursday following a report that the insurer could be bought by pharmacy and health care company CVS Health in a multi-billion dollar deal. The companies are in talks for CVS Healthcare (CVS) to acquire Aetna (AET) for more …CVS Health Reportedly in Talks to Buy Aetna for $66 BillionFortuneAetna’s stock surges on report of CVS deal talksChicago TribuneDrug Price Squeeze Is Driving CVS and Aetna TalksWall Street JournalBusiness Insider -TheStreet.com -Crain’s Chicago Business -The Hillall 51 news articles »

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Federal judge refuses to order the Trump administration to resume ACA payments – Washington Post

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Washington PostFederal judge refuses to order the Trump administration to resume ACA paymentsWashington PostA federal judge in California on Wednesday denied a request from 19 attorneys general across the country to force the Trump administration to resume funding of cost-sharing payments under the Affordable Care Act. The ruling leaves intact President …Judge rejects request to force Obamacare subsidy paymentsCNNSiding With Trump, Judge Clears Way for Trial Over Health SubsidiesNew York TimesTrump doesn’t have to resume Obamacare health care subsidies, judge rulesFox NewsPolitico -Los Angeles Times -The Hill -Bloombergall 72 news articles »

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Judge rejects request to force Obamacare subsidy payments – CNN

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

CNNJudge rejects request to force Obamacare subsidy paymentsCNN(CNN) A federal judge in California denied a request to force the Trump administration to continue to make cost-sharing subsidy payments aimed at helping lower-income individuals afford health care costs under Obamacare. The order is a loss for 18 …Judge won’t force Trump to keep making ObamaCare paymentsThe Hillall 28 news articles »

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Report Finds Saving Obamacare Saves Money

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A bipartisan health care bill to stabilize Obamacare markets would reduce the deficit, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office. According to the CBO, the bill would save $3.8 billion…Photo Credit: AP

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The Daily 202: The corrosion of support for First Amendment principles started before Trump. He’s supercharged it. – Washington Post

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Washington PostThe Daily 202: The corrosion of support for First Amendment principles started before Trump. He’s supercharged it.Washington PostTHE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump celebrated Sunday that his campaign to delegitimize the free press is working. The president touted a Politico-Morning Consult poll published last week that found 46 percent of registered voters believe major news …GOP Senate hopefuls reluctant to back McConnell as leaderThe HillSchumer says Senate votes are there for health care dealFox NewsMcConnell Signals Willingness to Hold Vote on Health Deal if Trump ApprovesNew York TimesCNN -Arkansas Online -USA TODAY -Politicoall 107 news articles »

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GOP Senate hopefuls reluctant to back McConnell as leader – The Hill

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

The HillGOP Senate hopefuls reluctant to back McConnell as leaderThe HillSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell · Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGun proposal picks up GOP support Children’s health-care bill faces new obstacles Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun reform MORE (R-Ky.) has become a flashpoint for …Schumer Says All 48 Democrats Are On Board With Health Care DealNBCNews.comMcConnell will bring bipartisan health care bill if Trump says he will signPoliticoTop Senate Republican Aims for Tax Bill by Year-EndU.S. News & World ReportBloomberg -Washington Examiner -Newsmaxall 30 news articles »

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Cub Scout Kicked Out of Den After Asking Lawmaker Questions

Friday, October 20th, 2017

An Colorado Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after asking a state senator questions about the current political issues from gun control issues to health care legislaton taking place across the country,…Photo Credit: AP/Mel Evans

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Draft Of Health Care Bill Addresses Trump Concerns About ‘Bailouts’ For Insurers – NPR

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

NPRDraft Of Health Care Bill Addresses Trump Concerns About ‘Bailouts’ For InsurersNPRUpdated at 4:06 p.m. ET. A proposal in the Senate to help stabilize Affordable Care Act marketplaces would ensure that subsidies paid to insurance companies benefit consumers rather than padding the companies’ profits. A draft of the bill, obtained by …and more »

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Senators Are Pushing Ahead with a Health Care Deal as President Trump Sends Mixed Signals – TIME

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

NBCNews.comSenators Are Pushing Ahead with a Health Care Deal as President Trump Sends Mixed SignalsTIMELess than a full day after cheering a bipartisan deal being worked out in Congress to stabilize the individual insurance marketplace, President Donald Trump suggested he couldn’t support it. In a tweet sent Wednesday morning, Trump said that while he …Does Trump want to destroy our health-care system? He can’t seem to decide.Washington PostDeal to Prop Up Obamacare Stalls After Trump’s Mixed SignalsBloombergall 493 news articles »

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Trump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promise – CNN

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

CNNTrump to declare national emergency on opioids months after initial promiseCNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that he would officially make a national emergency declaration to fight the opioid epidemic next week, a move he billed as a “major announcement.” The measure comes after Trump, on the …There’s No Pill for Collective Blindness — CEO Daily, Wednesday, 18th OctoberFortuneWhat Trump said about his drug czar pick, health care fixesPBS NewsHourall 104 news articles »

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Senators reach tentative deal on ObamaCare insurer payments – The Hill

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The HillSenators reach tentative deal on ObamaCare insurer paymentsThe HillSen. Lamar Alexander · Andrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderChildren’s health-care bill faces new obstacles Overnight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children’s health insurance | Puerto Rico’s water woes worsen | Dems plead for nursing …and more »

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Key senators reach bipartisan health-care subsidy deal, and Trump expresses support – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Washington PostKey senators reach bipartisan health-care subsidy deal, and Trump expresses supportWashington PostA pair of leading Republican and Democratic senators reached an agreement Tuesday to fund key federal health-care subsidies that President Trump ended last week — and the president expressed support for the plan. But it was unclear whether Senate …Bipartisan senators reach health care dealCNNSenators reach tentative deal on ObamaCare insurer paymentsThe HillLamar Alexander and Patty Murray announce deal to extend health insurance subsidiesUSA TODAYPolitico -Business Insider -New York Times -Los Angeles Timesall 66 news articles »

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Trump guts critical health care for the poor — and nobody noticed – Salon

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

SalonTrump guts critical health care for the poor — and nobody noticedSalonJimmy Kimmel’s impassioned plea to save the Affordable Care Act by invoking his personal story about his infant son Billy’s vital heart surgery was an inflection point in the national debate on health care. Unfortunately, it was just a tiny speed bump …The Great UndoerThe AtlanticA Worse Version of Health CareU.S. News & World ReportWhat to know about Trump’s decision to halt Obamacare subsidiesCBS NewsNew York Magazine -Washington Postall 929 news articles »

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First Amendment claims seen as Rx for drug makers, headache for consumers

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

By Paul Raeburn
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Off-label promotion has long been considered a serious white-collar crime. The FDA has fined drug companies billions of dollars for off-label violations. The aim: to prevent them from overstating the benefits and understating the risks of their products, a practice known as misbranding – and one that sometimes leads to patients getting drugs that prove harmful or even deadly.
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‘It was a group of 13 men who did it’: Republican senator criticizes GOP health care reform efforts – ThinkProgress

Friday, October 13th, 2017

ThinkProgress’It was a group of 13 men who did it’: Republican senator criticizes GOP health care reform effortsThinkProgressDuring a Friday morning speech in which she announced she’ll forgo a run for governor and stay in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) criticized Senate Republican leadership for shutting women out of the process of developing health care …and more »

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Trump gets hero’s welcome at Christian summit – The Hill

Friday, October 13th, 2017

The HillTrump gets hero’s welcome at Christian summitThe HillPresident Trump received a rock star reception at a gathering of religious conservatives in Washington, D.C. on Friday, where he vowed to protect Christian values and be an anti-abortion champion for the right. Trump received multiple standing ovations …Trump: ‘We are stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values’CNNAt Values Voter Summit, Trump calls his actions on health care “a very big step”CBS NewsNewsweek labels Values Voter Summit as ‘hate group’ ahead of Trump appearanceFox NewsTIME -USA TODAY -BuzzFeed News -SFGateall 99 news articles »

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FDA Panel Endorses Gene Therapy For A Form Of Childhood Blindness – NPR

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

NPRFDA Panel Endorses Gene Therapy For A Form Of Childhood BlindnessNPRA panel of experts has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve a treatment developed by Spark Therapeutics for a rare form of blindness. Spark Therapeutics hide caption. toggle caption. Spark Therapeutics. A panel of experts has …Spark’s Gene Therapy to Treat Blindness Gets Closer to ApprovalBloombergFDA advisers endorse gene therapy to treat form of blindnessCBS NewsThe Latest: FDA advisers endorse gene therapy for blindnessSFGateNature.com -Financial Times -Barron’s -Newsweekall 42 news articles »

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