Business

Momentum Builds To Add Skimpier 'Copper' Plan To Obamacare Menu

A cheaper "catastrophic coverage" tier of individual plan may be offered along side existing Obamacare policies if a bipartisan group of Senators gets their way.

Politics

Trump taunts public, holds programs hostage

Traumatic Obamacare reversals underscore dismal new normal in Washington.

Health

Obamacare battle turns into Trump vs. the IRS

The IRS is throwing a big wrench into President Trump's plans to gut Obamacare, says Jake Novak.

Politics

Trump's Obamacare shift complicates ability to work with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's disavowal this week of a bipartisan agreement to stabilize Obamacare has further eroded the already minimal trust congressional Democrats had in him, complicating prospects for gaining their cooperation on a

Politics

Senate Republicans don’t trust Trump’s health care statements anymore

Because Trump has flip-flopped so many times on health care reform, his current opposition doesn't mean much

United States

Number of US adults without health insurance up 3.5m this year, study finds

Rising premiums and political turmoil over Obamacare undermine the gains that drove the nation’s uninsured rate to a historic lowThe number of US adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political t

Politics

Obamacare whiplash leaves states, insurers with dueling price plans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's reversals in the past week on maintaining Obamacare subsidies to insurers are sowing new confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018

World

Trump may compound the health insurance industry’s problems

Unraveling Obamacare will be easier than fixing the nation’s insurance problems

Health

IRS to block, suspend tax returns that lack Obamacare disclosures

The IRS' new policy will bolster compliance with Obamacare.

United States

Obamacare rescue bill draws 24 sponsors — Republicans and Democrats — in the Senate

The bill would restore billions of dollars in payments to Obamacare insurers.

Health

Bipartisan Obamacare deal gains Republican support in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare by restoring billions of dollars of subsidies to health insurers picked up Republican support in the Senate on Thursday despite President Donald Trump's opposition.

Politics

States ask court to compel Obamacare subsidy payments

A coalition of attorneys general across the country filed a motion on Wednesday to compel the Trump administration to make key Obamacare subsidy payments, as political turmoil in Washington has put the future of the payments in limbo.

United States

Trump is wrong — the government wasn't giving Obamacare insurers a 'bailout'

President Donald Trump last week cut off cost-sharing reduction reimbursements worth billions of dollars to insurers.

United States

'He keeps zigging and zagging': the perils of doing a healthcare deal with Trump

This week, senators moved to salvage the Obamacare subsidies Trump cut – but Washington remains confused over which way the president is swingingChuck Schumer was at the gym when his phone rang, just over a week after the latest version of the Repu

Finance

Key Republicans are coming out against the new Obamacare fix, and it looks like 'the effort is dead'

Republicans including President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan already oppose the Alexander-Murray Obamacare stabilization deal.

United States

House Speaker Paul Ryan opposes short-term Obamacare fix proposed in Senate

The proposal would fund billions of dollars worth of Obamacare reimbursements to insurers, which Trump cut off.

Politics

Paul Ryan Opposes Bipartisan Agreement On Obamacare Payments

“The speaker does not see anything that changes his view that the Senate should keep its focus on repeal and replace of Obamacare."

United States

Obamacare premiums were stabilizing. Then Trump happened.

Trump is the wildcard for 2018 insurance rates, Vox reports.

Finance

Trump says he 'can never support' a key part of bipartisan Obamacare stabilization deal

President Donald Trump tweeted that the CSR payments in the Alexander-Murray Obamacare stabilization deal are "bail outs" to insurance companies.

Health

eHealth gets jump on Trump's Obamacare alternative

With Obamacare premiums set to see a big spike for 2018, eHealth is out with a new insurance offering.

Politics

Trump’s sabotage politics: Break things, then take the credit when others fix them

Trump doesn't have a strategy, on health care or anything else. He lurches from one hostage scenario to the next

Politics

Lawmakers scramble to save ‘virtually dead’ ObamaCare

President Trump said on Tuesday that ObamaCare “is a disgrace to our nation and we are solving the problem of ObamaCare.” Then Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and the top Democrat on the panel, Sen. Patty Murray, of

Finance

Trump tweets Obamacare premium increases are 'fault of the Democrats' days after making a move that would spike Obamacare premiums

Trump said "any increase in ObamaCare premiums is the fault of the Democrats" after he decided to end CSR payments, increasing premiums.

Politics

Trump can't quit the Obamacare fight -- but he still has no plan

The partisan trench warfare over Obamacare could soon be stilled by a fragile peace.

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