• Donald Trump Sep 7, 2018

    Modest Premium Hikes as ‘Obamacare' Stabilizes, Data Show

    Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts. That’s the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but resilient program, which still sparks deep divisions heading into this year’s midterm elections. The Associated Press and the consulting firm Avalere Health crunched available state data...

  • Donald Trump Sep 4, 2017

    Frustration Mounts Over Premiums for Individual Health Plans

    Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is boiling over. Some are expecting premiums for 2018 to rival a mortgage payment.

  • Donald Trump Jul 17, 2017

    Veteran Shares Warning of Timeshare Scheme

    One Benbrook man spent years trying to sell his timeshare, but when he finally heard from a buyer, he found himself in the middle of a big mess.

  • Majority Leader Jul 10, 2017

    GOP Governors to Party Senators: Do No Harm to Health Care

    The pressure is on Republican senators — from congressional leaders, conservative groups and impatient GOP voters — to fulfill a seven-year-old promise to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama’s health care law. But back home, Republican governors who have experienced some of the upside of the law are warning their GOP senators to first, do no harm. For these governors,...

  • Majority Leader Jul 8, 2017

    Medicaid Cut in GOP Health Bill Worries the Nursing Home Set

    Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson’s and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother’s nursing home care, but it comes at a steep price: $7,000 per month, an amount that would be way beyond the...

  • Majority Leader Jul 7, 2017

    GOP Leader Says He'll Rework Health Bill, But Offers Plan B

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to produce a fresh bill in about a week scuttling and replacing much of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But he’s also acknowledging a Plan B if that effort continues to flounder. “If my side is unable to agree on an adequate replacement, then some kind of action with regard to...

  • Majority Leader Jul 7, 2017

    GOP Leader Acknowledges Health Care Drive May Fall Short as Demonstrators Continue to Protest

    A bill focused on buttressing the nation’s insurance marketplaces will be needed if the full-fledged Republican effort to repeal much of President Barack Obama’s health care law fails, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday. It was one of his most explicit acknowledgments that his party’s top-priority drive to erase much of Obama’s landmark 2010 statutes might fall short....
    The remarks...

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