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Governors Ask Congress to Help Stabilize Health Care Market - Roll Call

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is among the state chief executives calling on Congress to pass a bipartisan measure to stabilize the individual health insurance markets. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call). Mary Ellen McIntire. Posted Sep 11 ...and more »

The Health 202: Insurers make their pitch on how to rescue health-care system - Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS. Anthem, one of the nation's biggest health insurers, says it will not return to Ohio's public insurance exchanges in 2018, a decision that could open more holes in the Affordable Care Act's increasingly thin system for helping people buy ...and more »

Bipartisan effort to stabilize insurance market hits snag over state flexibility - ModernHealthcare.com

The senior Republican and Democrat on the Senate health committee courteously clashed Tuesday over how much freedom Congress should give states to modify the Affordable Care Act's benefit rules in order to make individual coverage more affordable. Most ...and more »

The Health 202: Single-payer pushes the health-care debate decidedly leftward - Washington Post

THE PROGNOSIS. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) declines to speak with a reporter as he walks to a luncheon with Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington. He's introducing his single-payer health-care plan today. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Want more stories ...and more »

Bipartisan effort to stabilize health insurance markets is coming down to the wire - Los Angeles Times

It is increasingly unclear if Congress will be able to come together to offer relief before millions of Americans could be subject to major rate hikes. (September 13, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR). Despite ...and more »

If the GOP would only give up on repeal and replace it could actually make healthcare more affordable - Los Angeles Times

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talk about healthcare on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 13. (Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press). Time is rapidly running out before health insurers have to commit to the policies ...and more »

Executive Profile: Jason Samel - Long Island Business News

With questions hovering around the present and future of the Affordable Care Act, we checked in with Jason Samel, the president of JayMar Insurance Agency in Glen Cove and founder of LongIslandObamacare.com. He talked with us about what' working, what ...and more »

Republicans target essential health benefits in bipartisan Obamacare talks - ThinkProgress

Governors from left; Bill Haslam of Tennessee, Steve Bullock of Montana, Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Gary Herbert of Utah are greeted by Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar ...and more »

The Sickness Of American Healthcare - Mintpress News (blog)

The mainstream media's fixation on a small fraction of patients distorts the Amercian healthcare system's myriad of real problems. by Mike Casey and John Canham-Clyne and FAIR. September 11th, 2017. By Mike Casey and. John Canham-Clyne and. FAIR ...and more »

Senate health care talks focus on state innovation waivers - Axios

HELP Ranking Member Patty Murray and Chairman Lamar Alexander in a hearing. Photo: Alex Brandon/AP. Members of the Senate HELP Committee honed in on idea today that might help resolve the biggest sticking point (so far) in their effort to stabilize the ...and more »