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What does Trump healthcare mean for consumer choice? - OUPblog (blog)

During his campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With the specifics of his replacement plan unknown, it's clear that the ambiguity is making many in the healthcare industry very nervous. Ted Shaw ...and more »

More Chronically Ill Patients Have Health Insurance After ACA, Study Finds - ABC News

About 5 percent more chronically ill people in the U.S. gained health insurance coverage after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, increasing from approximately 80 percent to about 85 percent of chronically ill people in a new study ...and more »

Price, author of long proposal to replace Obamacare, short on specifics in hearing - The Conversation US

Miranda Yaver does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. View all partners ...and more »

Fixes, not repeals, more typical for major legislation like Obamacare - The Conversation US

John McDonough does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. View all partners ...and more »

Trump's Health Plan Would Convert Medicaid to Block Grants, Aide Says - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will propose giving each state a fixed amount of federal money in the form of a block grant to provide health care to low-income people on Medicaid, a top adviser to Mr. Trump said ...and more »

What Does Trump's Executive Order Against Obamacare Actually Do? - New York Times

Donald J. Trump ran on a campaign promise to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. So it should not come as a surprise that he has signed an executive order urging his administration to fight it as much as possible. But that order, alone, won't allow ...and more »

Price vows not to pull 'rug out' with Obamacare repeal - Politico

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run Health and Human Services, Rep. Tom Price, faced tough questioning from Democrats on the GOP's undefined plan to replace Obamacare during his first confirmation hearing Wednesday morning. Price tried to ease ...and more »

Pregnancy as a pre-existing condition? Just repeal the ACA. - Philly.com (blog)

The Affordable Care Act prevents insurance companies from refusing to cover you or charge you more because you have a "pre-existing condition." Until Obamacare went on the books, you could be denied coverage for pregnancy — a pre-existing condition ...and more »

In Iowa, financial pain follows Trump-style Medicaid reforms - STAT

hen President Donald Trump tapped policy consultant Seema Verma 1 to run Medicaid and Medicare in his administration, he called her part of a health care “dream team.” But the health policy changes she helped design in Iowa have felt more like a ...and more »

Obamacare repeal could hurt rural Montana hospitals - KBZK Bozeman News

The repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is a top priority for President Donald Trump in 2017. President Trump took a step toward ending Obamacare on Friday, signing an executive order relieving individuals, businesses, and state ...and more »